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TBT: Pan American Clipper connects Costa Rica to Texas
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TBT: Pan American Clipper connects Costa Rica to Texas

The Tico Times - October 3, 2019

Flying today is cheaper than ever, and non-stop routes have connected Costa Rica to destinations across the Americas and Europe. But in the 1940s, even a direct…

TBT: Costa Rica’s gift of happiness
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TBT: Costa Rica’s gift of happiness

The Tico Times - September 26, 2019

Why  are Costa Ricans so happy? It might just be because of the talking, anthropomorphic sloths. A second video features Mr. Sloth as he visited Arenal Volcano in…

TBT: Pan American ad invites you to a Central American ‘fiesta’
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TBT: Pan American ad invites you to a Central American ‘fiesta’

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 19, 2019

Once the largest international airline in the United States, Pan American Airlines flew regularly to Costa Rica until 1981. Financial struggles forced Pan Am to cut several routes as…

TBT: An old Costa Rican coffee plantation
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TBT: An old Costa Rican coffee plantation

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 22, 2019

This early 1900s photo shows a coffee plantation in Costa Rica. The photo was published as part of a 1914 five-volume encyclopedia called "The New Student's Reference…

TBT: History of the discovery and conquest of Costa Rica
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Throwback Thursday
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TBT: History of the discovery and conquest of Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 18, 2019

For a unique look into Costa Rica's past, you can't do much better than the 1913 book, "History of the discovery and conquest of Costa Rica." The…

TBT: The Tico Times was online in 2000
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The Tico Times
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TBT: The Tico Times was online in 2000

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 11, 2019

The Tico Times has come a long way. Since we were established in 1956 by Elisabeth Dyer and a group of Lincoln School students, we have worked…

TBT: When LACSA flew the colors of Costa Rica across the Americas
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TBT: When LACSA flew the colors of Costa Rica across the Americas

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 23, 2019

LACSA, or Lineas Aéreas Costarricenses S.A., once flew the colors of Costa Rica throughout North, Central and South America. Founded in 1945 with financing from the Costa…

Tico Times #TBT: Mid-1920s Costa Rican air mail postage stamp
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Tico Times #TBT
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Tico Times #TBT: Mid-1920s Costa Rican air mail postage stamp

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 11, 2019

The first commercial flight in Costa Rica occurred on December 29, 1928, when a Pan American airplane landed in La Sabana. Over the following decades, the aviation…

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Tico Times #TBT: A 1947 documentary of Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 4, 2019

It's Throwback Thursday, which means we take a look at Costa Rica's past. The nine-minute documentary showcases life in Costa Rica in the 1940s, as viewed through…

Tico Times #TBT: The earthquake that rattled Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast
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Tico Times #TBT: The earthquake that rattled Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast

The Tico Times - March 28, 2019

In the early hours of April 22, 1991, a magnitude-7.7 earthquake struck the Caribbean coasts of Costa Rica and Panama. Costa Rica’s strongest earthquake of all time…

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