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Costa Rican produces episode that wins first-ever Pulitzer Prize for audio journalism
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rican produces episode that wins first-ever Pulitzer Prize for audio journalism

The Tico Times - May 25, 2020

An episode of the podcast This American Life produced by a Costa Rican has won the first-ever Pulitzer Prize for audio reporting. Nadia Reiman, who was born in…

Nearly 300 Ticos return to Costa Rica in repatriation flight from Spain
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Costa Rica
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Nearly 300 Ticos return to Costa Rica in repatriation flight from Spain

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 13, 2020

Nearly 300 Costa Ricans from 18 different countries returned to their homeland Tuesday afternoon. A charter flight from Madrid, Spain arrived at Juan Santamaría International Airport near…

Costa Rica featured at Space Exploration Educators Conference
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica featured at Space Exploration Educators Conference

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 26, 2020

Costa Rica was featured at the Space Exploration Educators Conference (SEEC2020) at the Space Center in Houston, Texas earlier this month. A presentation from Sandra Cauffman —…

With Ukraine’s support, Costa Rica evacuates citizens from Wuhan, China
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Costa Rica
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With Ukraine’s support, Costa Rica evacuates citizens from Wuhan, China

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 20, 2020

The Foreign Ministry of Costa Rica on Wednesday initiated the evacuation of two Ticos who were residing in Wuhan, China, the epicenter of the COVID-19 coronavirus that…

Meet Costa Rica’s newest NASA figure: Luis Diego Fonseca Flores
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Space Ticos
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Meet Costa Rica’s newest NASA figure: Luis Diego Fonseca Flores

Bruce Callow - January 24, 2020

Costa Rica may be small, but its people are achieving great things. In this story, contributor Bruce Callow shares an interview with Luis Diego Fonseca Flores, a…

Costa Rican band performs at Rose Parade
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Music and Concerts
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Costa Rican band performs at Rose Parade

The Tico Times - January 1, 2020

The Banda Municipal de Zarcero celebrated New Year's far from home this year – for an exciting reason. The local band was selected to perform at the 131st…

Costa Rica’s president recognized among TIME’s 100 Next
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica’s president recognized among TIME’s 100 Next

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 13, 2019

United States news organization TIME has recognized Costa Rica's president, Carlos Alvarado, in its inaugural list of "100 rising stars who will change the world." As the…

Historic! Andrea Vargas places fifth at World Championships
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Other Sports
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Historic! Andrea Vargas places fifth at World Championships

AFP and The Tico Times - October 6, 2019

Costa Rica got its best performance at a World Athletics Championship on Sunday thanks to Andrea Vargas, who finished fifth in the 100-meter hurdles. Vargas also beat…

Costa Rica band to feature in London New Year’s Parade
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica band to feature in London New Year’s Parade

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 7, 2019

Big Ben, meet Pura Vida. The Band of Orotina will participate in England’s largest New Year’s Day Parade in London on January 1, 2021. The band will…

Costa Rica Take Bronze in First International Kayak Tournament
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Fishing
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Costa Rica Take Bronze in First International Kayak Tournament

Todd Staley - June 3, 2019

Costa Rica earned the bronze medal over the weekend in Cookeville, Tennessee, after participating in the first-ever PanAmerican Delegation Kayak Bass Tournament. United States and Canada took…