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University of Costa Rica takes tree protection decision
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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University of Costa Rica takes tree protection decision

The Tico Times - August 7, 2017

Even before a pending resolution by the courts comes to a resolution, the University of Costa Rica (UCR) has decided to a change of plans and protect…

A look at Costa Rica’s tomato revolution
Agriculture
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Agriculture
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A look at Costa Rica’s tomato revolution

Mitzi Stark - April 13, 2017

There’s good news about tomatoes that will help both producers and consumers – that means us. Plant engineers at the University of Costa Rica's Fabio Baudrit Moreno…

Costa Rica still a conservative society, survey finds
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica still a conservative society, survey finds

L. Arias - January 18, 2017

Results of a survey conducted by the University of Costa Rica (UCR) found that most Ticos maintain a conservative stance on controversial issues related to society and human…

5 questions for a Costa Rican photographer
Artists
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Artists
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5 questions for a Costa Rican photographer

The Tico Times - November 13, 2016

Capturing people’s natural beauty began as a hobby that would later become a passion for the Costa Rican photographer Roberto Delgado Webb. He seeks to portray people’s personality…

New venomous snake species discovered in Costa Rica
Biodiversity
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Biodiversity
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New venomous snake species discovered in Costa Rica

L. Arias - July 21, 2016

A group of researchers from the U.S. and Costa Rica announced this week the discovery of a new species of venomous snake in the mountains of Costa Rica that they're calling the…

Arcadio Esquivel exhibits his best-known comic, ‘Wences’ World’
Art Walks
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Art Walks
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Arcadio Esquivel exhibits his best-known comic, ‘Wences’ World’

Amanda Zúñiga - October 24, 2015

Cartoonist Arcadio Esquivel, who has been part of the team at The Tico Times since 1983 with his editorial cartoons, is the subject of a new exhibit at…

5 questions for Cuban pianist Leonardo Gell – ‘I believe in love and effort’
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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5 questions for Cuban pianist Leonardo Gell – ‘I believe in love and effort’

The Tico Times - October 18, 2015

There are few times in life when you are strongly affected by a musician. Cuban pianist Leonardo Gell has the ability to transport you to another dimension through…

A passion, not a profession: new orchestra aims to broaden access to music
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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A passion, not a profession: new orchestra aims to broaden access to music

Elizabeth Lang - June 29, 2015

Today at the Eugene O’Neill Theater in San Pedro, music will be offered as a luxury not only for listeners, but for the musicians themselves: students from…

Marvin Camacho’s musical mission: ‘One does not choose, it’s a need you feel’
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Marvin Camacho’s musical mission: ‘One does not choose, it’s a need you feel’

Elizabeth Lang - June 11, 2015

Marvin Camacho began his musical career at the age of 9 when he sang at a community event in his hometown of Barva, Heredia. Four decades later,…

President Solís gets good grade from most Costa Ricans as first 100 days pass
Latin America
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Latin America
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President Solís gets good grade from most Costa Ricans as first 100 days pass

The Tico Times - August 19, 2014

Candidate Luis Guillermo Solís told The Tico Times in an interview during the presidential campaign that his administration would not be "business as usual.” One of the first…