Tico Times Firsts

May 19, 2006

First newspaper in Costa Rica (along with Eco Catolico) to be printed on offset

First newspaper in Costa Rica to run color on its front page

First newspaper in Costa Rica to do investigative reporting

First newspaper in Costa Rica to call attention to the environment, and the first to cover the environment as a regular beat

First newspaper in Costa Rica (along with La Nación) to have an Online Edition

First (and only) newspaper in Costa Rica to have a public blood drive

First (and only) newspaper in Costa Rica to raise funds for the zoo and animal welfare

First newspaper in Costa Rica (and probably the world) to run a subliminal photo on its front page

First (and only) newspaper anywhere to refrain from publishing anything about the O.J. Simpson case.

 

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