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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’

Elizabeth Lang - 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

Zach Dyer - 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…

New administration boosts consumer confidence in Costa Rica, study shows
Business
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Business
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New administration boosts consumer confidence in Costa Rica, study shows

L. Arias - June 2, 2014

Costa Rica’s consumer confidence index (ICC) in May reached 49.8 percent, its highest since February 2011 when it was 50.3, according to a new study by the…

Scientists from 15 countries study deep carbon sources in Costa Rica
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Scientists from 15 countries study deep carbon sources in Costa Rica

L. Arias - February 20, 2014

The interior of the Earth has large unexplored sources of carbon, and a group of 35 scientists are meeting at the University of Costa Rica (UCR) Thursday…

Indian activist Vandana Shiva speaks out against GMOs in Costa Rica
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Indian activist Vandana Shiva speaks out against GMOs in Costa Rica

Lindsay Fendt - January 22, 2014

When Indian activist Vandana Shiva began her speech at the University of Costa Rica’s agronomy auditorium Tuesday, you could still here hear the drums and claps of hundreds…

Archive
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Election video spurs angry responses

Lindsay Fendt - January 2, 2014

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=17eAGd09wDA A viral election video asking voters to reject traditional Costa Rican political parties set the Internet abuzz last week, and now the ruling party and allies are…

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