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Tico Times #TBT: The train in Golfito
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Tico Times #TBT: The train in Golfito

The Tico Times - November 1, 2018

This is a major throwback with an old photo from our archives. Stay tuned for more every Thursday.

Waiting for the train
Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Waiting for the train

The Tico Times - December 23, 2017

Our daily Costa Rican moment of zen.

Lawmaker proposes suspending permits of motorists who crash into trains
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Lawmaker proposes suspending permits of motorists who crash into trains

L. Arias - February 14, 2017

Legislator Rafael Ortiz Fábrega submitted a draft bill aimed at sanctioning motorists who damage trains with the suspension of their drivers' licenses for a full year. The Christian Social Unity Party lawmaker proposed…

Train service in Costa Rica resumes Wednesday following strike
Business
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Business
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Train service in Costa Rica resumes Wednesday following strike

L. Arias - August 17, 2016

Trains are expected to run normally around Costa Rica's greater metropolitan area on Wednesday after a strike staged by train drivers on Tuesday left some 16,000 people struggling to…

Mexico cancels Chinese bullet train deal
Business
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Business
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Mexico cancels Chinese bullet train deal

Leticia Piñeda | AFP - November 7, 2014

MEXICO CITY – Mexico abruptly withdrew a multi-billion-dollar deal Thursday with a Chinese-led consortium to build the country's first bullet train after concerns were raised about the…

Costa Rica offers new delights for railroad buffs
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Costa Rica offers new delights for railroad buffs

Mitzi Stark - August 12, 2014

Maybe it's the ubiquitous traffic jams on the streets and highways that make us long for a more comfortable way to go. Maybe it's our vision of ultramodern high-speed…

Loud train whistles in San José traffic might be a good thing, says Sala IV
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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Loud train whistles in San José traffic might be a good thing, says Sala IV

L. Arias - June 3, 2014

Costa Rica's Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court, or Sala IV, rejected an appeal Monday filed by a citizen who hoped to ban the loud noise of…