Sergio Rojas, an indigenous leader, was murdered in his home; wildfires ravaged Nosara and Costa Rica is facing water cuts as El Niño bears down on Central America. The Tico Times also continues its coverage of sexual assault and harassment. Finally, La Sele is gearing up for the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup.
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 and men on the street to figure out why they do it, how to fight it and what happens when you do.
Costa Rica’s Plenary Court this week rejected the country’s proposed tax reform bill and asked that four sections of the initiative be corrected. In our second episode of The Tico Times Dispatch Costa Rican journalist and economist David Ching explained the necessity of fiscal reforms.