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Costa Rica’s year in photos: festivals, scandal and victory
Year in review
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Year in review
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Costa Rica’s year in photos: festivals, scandal and victory

The Tico Times - December 29, 2017

From Turrialba Volcano spewing ash, to La Sele's joy after qualifying for the 2018 World Cup, to Costa Rican political candidates holding a debate in La Reforma prison…

Costa Rica, 2017: A look back at our most surprising stories
Year in review
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Year in review
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Costa Rica, 2017: A look back at our most surprising stories

The Tico Times - December 29, 2017

With New Year’s Eve upon us, we’re taking a look at some of the most memorable stories we reported in 2017: from the massive impact of the…

Tico Times Women of the Year: leaders who inspired us in 2017
women's rights
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women's rights
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Tico Times Women of the Year: leaders who inspired us in 2017

The Tico Times - December 27, 2017

This year, The Tico Times was proud to meet women who are changing the world - or at least their corner of it - through hard work…

Costa Rica’s biggest crime stories of 2015
Crime
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Crime
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Costa Rica’s biggest crime stories of 2015

The Tico Times - December 29, 2015

Besides seeing a disappointing rise in its homicide rate over the last year, Costa Rica has been the site of major drug busts, a first-of-its-kind sex tourism case and…

Costa Rica’s top 5 political fiascos of 2015
Latin America
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Latin America
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Costa Rica’s top 5 political fiascos of 2015

The Tico Times - December 22, 2015

It’s been a bruiser of a first year in office for Costa Rica President Luis Guillermo Solís. [caption id="attachment_65341" align="aligncenter" width="700"] (Via Culture Ministry)[/caption] 1. 'FIAsco' The…

Presidential fashion: Best 5 outfits President Solís sported in 2015
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Presidential fashion: Best 5 outfits President Solís sported in 2015

The Tico Times - December 21, 2015

Clothes make the man, the saying goes, and President Luis Guillermo Solís took the adage to heart this year. Being president is a political and ceremonial post in…

The best and worst of Costa Rica in 2014, according to everyone else
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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The best and worst of Costa Rica in 2014, according to everyone else

The Tico Times - December 30, 2014

Every year travel magazines and survey authorities across the world hurl accolades at Costa Rica’s beautiful beaches and seemingly happy people. This year was no different, but…