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Dueling anthems: ‘Star-Spangled Banner’ and ‘Hermosa Bandera’
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Dueling anthems: ‘Star-Spangled Banner’ and ‘Hermosa Bandera’

Robert Isenberg - July 4, 2018

Here’s how the story goes: In 1852, President Juan Rafael Mora Porras was about to receive delegates from Great Britain and the United States. Costa Rica was…

Six Costa Rican students receive AFS-CRUSA scholarships for year in U.S.
Changemakers
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Changemakers
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Six Costa Rican students receive AFS-CRUSA scholarships for year in U.S.

Katherine Stanley - February 27, 2018

Six students from Costa Rica's public Scientific High School System learned yesterday that they are the recipients of scholarships to study for a year in the United…

From Ambassador to the dance floor: Haney’s star turn begins tonight
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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From Ambassador to the dance floor: Haney’s star turn begins tonight

The Tico Times - September 10, 2017

Tonight, former U.S. Ambassador S. Fitzgerald Haney makes his debut on Teletica's "Dancing with the Stars" alongside champion dancer Lucía Jiménez. Tune in to Channel 7 tonight…

U.S. woman to be deported after living in airport in Colombia
Colombia
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Colombia
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U.S. woman to be deported after living in airport in Colombia

AFP and The Tico Times - January 5, 2017

Sure, holiday lines at Juan Santamaría International Airport might make it feel like you're living at the airport occasionally – but can you imagine really taking up…

Mobile library brings books and more to Limón communities
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Mobile library brings books and more to Limón communities

Kristel Segeren - September 27, 2016

The heat is shimmering on this late Friday morning in the sleepy town of Cahuita on Costa Rica's Caribbean coast. As I drive towards the sea, a…

U.S. man says he’s dying in Costa Rica prison; officials say he’s getting proper care
Crime
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Crime
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U.S. man says he’s dying in Costa Rica prison; officials say he’s getting proper care

Michael Krumholtz - January 29, 2016

A man in a wheelchair wearing a bandana printed with a United States flag wheels himself over to a slight ramp in San Sebastián prison in San José,…

US Embassy swears in newest Peace Corps volunteers in Costa Rica
Diplomacy
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Diplomacy
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US Embassy swears in newest Peace Corps volunteers in Costa Rica

Zach Dyer - October 1, 2015

The newest class of Costa Rica Peace Corps volunteers was sworn in at a ceremony at the U.S. Ambassador's Residence in Escazú Wednesday morning. The 18 volunteers, whose ages…

PHOTOS: The American Colony’s 55th annual Fourth of July picnic
Fourth of July
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Fourth of July
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PHOTOS: The American Colony’s 55th annual Fourth of July picnic

Alberto Font - July 5, 2015

United States citizens and their Costa Rican friends and family celebrated U.S. Independence Day at the 4th of July picnic at Cervecería Costa Rica in Alajuela on Saturday. Organized by…

Costa Rica’s La Sele dodges visa scare before friendly in Orlando
La Sele
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La Sele
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Costa Rica’s La Sele dodges visa scare before friendly in Orlando

Michael Krumholtz - June 25, 2015

It wasn't a red card that was threatening Costa Rica's chances in Saturday's men's national team match against Mexico, but a "green card" issue that could have kept…

A look back at a different world: Remembering the Fourth of July Picnic, 1965
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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A look back at a different world: Remembering the Fourth of July Picnic, 1965

Jonathan Harris - June 23, 2015

Fifty years ago in July was simply unforgettable. Sure, I was all of 6 years old, and had only just begun to have my surroundings indelibly imprinted…

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