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October in Costa Rica: when the Caribbean comes a’callin’
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Pic of the Day
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October in Costa Rica: when the Caribbean comes a’callin’

The Tico Times - October 15, 2018

Costa Rica's Caribbean coast is famously exempt from many of the typical weather patterns in the rest of the country. In fact, September, October and November, the…

Our favorite photos of motherhood in Costa Rica through the years
Mother's Day
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Mother's Day
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Our favorite photos of motherhood in Costa Rica through the years

The Tico Times - August 15, 2018

As The Tico Times celebrates Mother's Day this year, we're looking back at some of our favorite stories and images featuring mothers in Costa Rica (including sloths.…

PHOTOS: Happy Earth Day, Costa Rica
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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PHOTOS: Happy Earth Day, Costa Rica

The Tico Times - April 22, 2018

In celebration of our little 51,100-square-kilometer stretch of earth, here are some of our favorite photos: [gallery ids="48420,31657,83102,84464,84465,84462,59195,32291,64278,52006,86580,86575,71998,31199,75927,83006,49557"] Originally published on April 22, 2016.

PHOTOS: Death toll rises to 10 in Nicaraguan protests
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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PHOTOS: Death toll rises to 10 in Nicaraguan protests

The Tico Times - April 21, 2018

Violent protests against a proposed change to Nicaragua's pension system have left at least 10 people dead over two days, the government said Friday. In the biggest…

Bitterness and beauty
Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Bitterness and beauty

The Tico Times - March 11, 2018

One particular image from this morning's story on a graffiti festival held on San Pedro's Calle de la Amargura, or "Street of Bitterness," near the University of…

Off like a shot
Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Off like a shot

The Tico Times - March 5, 2018

Left to right, the Netherlands' Eefje Boons, Costa Rica's Andrea Vargas,   Greece's Elisavet Pesiridou, Austria's Stephanie Bendrat, Italy's Veronica Borsi, Finland's Nooralotta Neziri and the United States' Sharika Nelvis, compete in the women's…

I’ve got my eye on you
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Tico Times Pic of the Day
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I’ve got my eye on you

The Tico Times - February 28, 2018

Andrés Madrigal (@andresmadrigalcr) captured this image of one of Costa Rica's colorful toucans. Read more about the country's most famous toucan, Grecia, below: http://ticotimes.net/2016/08/11/grecia-toucan-new-cage   Would you…

Osa acrobatics
Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Osa acrobatics

The Tico Times - February 11, 2018

Thanks so much to reader Caroline English who sent us her extraordinary shot of a humpback whale off the coast of Costa Rica's Osa Peninsula. Astonishing! Would…

Farewell, work week
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Pic of the Day
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Farewell, work week

The Tico Times - February 9, 2018

Thanks to reader Robert Murray, who sent us this photo of a recent sunset at his home in Nosara, on the Guanacaste coast in northwestern Costa Rica.…

Summer delight
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Pic of the Day
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Summer delight

The Tico Times - February 8, 2018

January had an unusual number of rainy days in store for much of Costa Rica, but so far, weather-wise, February has been... well, let's just say ahhhhhhh.…