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Pic of the Day: World’s tallest building celebrates Costa Rica independence
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Pic of the Day: World’s tallest building celebrates Costa Rica independence

The Tico Times - September 15, 2020

The Burj Khalifa in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, celebrated Costa Rica's Independence Day by illuminating in the colors of the country's flag. "Our friend country, United Arab…

Pic of the Day: From the oceans to the mountaintop, happy long weekend!
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Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day: From the oceans to the mountaintop, happy long weekend!

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 14, 2020

Costa Rica's Independence Day isn't until tomorrow, but the country is observing the day off today as part of an effort to create more long weekends. From…

Pic of the Day: Exploring Costa Rica on Independence Day weekend
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Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day: Exploring Costa Rica on Independence Day weekend

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 12, 2020

Costa Ricans everywhere are a little more patriotic in September, the month of their country's independence. Along with much of Central America, Costa Rica celebrates Independence Day…

Pic of the Day: Dressed in black, women march in memory of Allison Bonilla
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Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day: Dressed in black, women march in memory of Allison Bonilla

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 7, 2020

Thousands across the country marched Sunday in memory of Allison Bonilla, María Luisa Cedeño and other women who have been victims of femicides in Costa Rica. "The…

Pic of the Day: Andrey Amador represents Costa Rica at Tour de France
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Other Sports
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Pic of the Day: Andrey Amador represents Costa Rica at Tour de France

The Tico Times - September 1, 2020

Andrey Amador is the lone Costa Rican cyclist at the 2020 Tour de France. The prestigious cycling event began August 29 and ends September 20 — delayed…

Pic of the Day: Spectacular coastlines in Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day: Spectacular coastlines in Guanacaste, Costa Rica

The Tico Times - August 14, 2020

Bordered on two sides by water, it's no surprise Costa Rica has many spectacular beaches. Some of the best are in the province of Guanacaste, with its…

Pic of the Day: Hiking through Irazú Volcano National Park
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Pic of the Day: Hiking through Irazú Volcano National Park

The Tico Times - July 6, 2020

Irazú Volcano National Park is best known for views of the volcanic craters, but a second, lesser-known sector of the park is almost as breathtaking. Located 4…

Pic of the Day: A Holy Week virtual service
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Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day: A Holy Week virtual service

The Tico Times - April 8, 2020

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Costa Rica has suspended all mass gatherings, including church and other religious services. The lack of religious ceremonies has proven especially noteworthy…

Pura Vida from home: Costa Rica virtual vacation
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Pura Vida from home: Costa Rica virtual vacation

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 31, 2020

The coronavirus has forced many of us to forgo vacations for social distancing. Work-from-home has replaced waterfalls; Netflix has replaced nature; "pandemic" has replaced "Pura Vida." Wherever…

Photos: Costa Rica facing the coronavirus pandemic
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Photos & Video
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Photos: Costa Rica facing the coronavirus pandemic

The Tico Times - March 17, 2020

Costa Rica on Monday declared a state of emergency in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Among the measures enacted by Costa Rica to slow the spread of…