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How to deal with street harassment in Costa Rica
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Costa Rica 101
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How to deal with street harassment in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - March 29, 2019

What's the best way to respond to street harassment in Costa Rica? Many people, hearing catcalls that make them uncomfortable or even scarier situations, have grappled with…

The Tico Times Dispatch: Figuring out and fighting street harassment in Costa Rica
Tico Times Dispatch
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Tico Times Dispatch
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The Tico Times Dispatch: Figuring out and fighting street harassment in Costa Rica

Alissa Grosskopf - March 27, 2019

Costa Rica is known for its beautiful beaches and abundant biodiversity, but for women, it also means street harassment. Tico Times reporter Alissa Grosskopf talks to experts…

Our first successful Kickstarter funds The Tico Times Dispatch
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Our first successful Kickstarter funds The Tico Times Dispatch

The Tico Times - November 13, 2018

Thank you for helping us fund the next episode of The Tico Times Dispatch. Thanks to readers like you, our next podcast will focus on machismo and…

New campaign targets sexual harassment in public places
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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New campaign targets sexual harassment in public places

L. Arias - August 16, 2016

The government recently launched a campaign aimed at combatting vulgar catcalling and groping in public places. The campaign, dubbed “Actuemos en contra del acoso sexual” (Let’s act against…

Police arrest suspected killers of Gerardo Cruz
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Police arrest suspected killers of Gerardo Cruz

L. Arias - June 7, 2016

Judicial Investigation Police (OIJ) arrested six people Tuesday morning allegedly responsible for the killing of Gerardo Cruz, a young man stabbed days after publicly shaming a video voyeur…

Video shows suspected killers of Gerardo Cruz, who confronted man filming up skirt
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Video shows suspected killers of Gerardo Cruz, who confronted man filming up skirt

L. Arias - May 25, 2016

Judicial Investigation Police (OIJ) on Wednesday released a video of two men suspected of killing Gerardo Cruz Barquero, the 22-year-old man who in October became famous for posting a…

Arcadio’s World
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Cartoon
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Arcadio’s World

By Arcadio - March 10, 2016

PHOTOS: Costa Rica march demands end to street harassment
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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PHOTOS: Costa Rica march demands end to street harassment

L. Arias - March 9, 2016

Over 100 people on Tuesday evening marched along San José's Central Avenue to protest the persistent sexual harassment of women – and sometimes men – in public places, including…

Mourners pay last respects to Gerardo Cruz, 22-year-old who exposed street harassment
Crime
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Crime
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Mourners pay last respects to Gerardo Cruz, 22-year-old who exposed street harassment

The Tico Times - November 21, 2015

Mourners gathered Friday evening and Saturday morning to pay their last respects to Gerardo Cruz, the 22-year-old Costa Rican man who became a national hero for his…

Street harassment critic Gerardo Cruz dies
Crime
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Crime
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Street harassment critic Gerardo Cruz dies

The Tico Times - November 19, 2015

Gerardo Cruz, the young Costa Rican man who became a national hero for his stance against street harassment of women, died of a heart attack at Calderón Guardia…