Four keys to understanding Costa Rica’s upcoming elections
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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Four keys to understanding Costa Rica’s upcoming elections

AFP - January 18, 2018

Costa Ricans will head to the voting booth on Feb. 4 to choose their next president and 57 members for the Legislative Assembly – and polling trends…

Costa Rica retrieves massive archaeological trove from Venezuela
World Heritage
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World Heritage
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Costa Rica retrieves massive archaeological trove from Venezuela

AFP - January 17, 2018

Costa Rica retrieved almost 200 pre-Columbian stone and ceramic pieces that had been confiscated from a Venezuelan collector – the biggest retrieval of archaeological pieces in Costa…

Gay wedding planned in Costa Rica following court ruling for marriage equality
Human rights
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Human rights
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Gay wedding planned in Costa Rica following court ruling for marriage equality

AFP - January 17, 2018

A Venezuelan and a Costa Rican plan to marry in Costa Rica this weekend following last week's Inter-American Human Rights Court ruling in favor of same-sex marriage.…

A mouthwatering dessert, north by northwest
Plato del Día
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Plato del Día
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A mouthwatering dessert, north by northwest

The Tico Times - January 16, 2018

Hungry for a chocolate fix? This mouthwatering organic mousse at Cala Luna Boutique Hotel's restaurant will do the trick. Its creamy chocolate texture is accompanied by a…

How I built my Costa Rican dream home: Brasilito, Guanacaste
Real Estate
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Real Estate
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How I built my Costa Rican dream home: Brasilito, Guanacaste

Elizabeth Lang - January 16, 2018

BRASILITO – Building a dream home is a difficult task wherever you are – starting with finding the perfect site, the best vista, the best amenities and the…

Latin America could feed the world, says IICA chief
Latin America
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Latin America
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Latin America could feed the world, says IICA chief

AFP - January 16, 2018

Latin America has the agricultural potential to guarantee world food security, Manuel Otero, the newly elected director of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), said Monday…

Central American reactions continue following Trump’s ‘shithole countries’ remark
Immigration
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Immigration
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Central American reactions continue following Trump’s ‘shithole countries’ remark

AFP and The Tico Times - January 16, 2018

International reactions have continued to U.S. President Donald Trump's description of El Salvador, Haiti and a number of African countries as "shithole countries" during a meeting with…

A Guanacaste seascape
Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Tico Times Pic of the Day
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A Guanacaste seascape

The Tico Times - January 16, 2018

Our daily Costa Rican moment of zen. #tanlindacostarica

A lunchtime classic: the Costa Rican casado
Plato del Día
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Plato del Día
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A lunchtime classic: the Costa Rican casado

The Tico Times - January 15, 2018

Are you hungry? Ready to tuck into Costa Rica's best-known traditional dish? A casado is your answer, and generally includes rice, beans, some protein – in this case,…

5 questions for a Brazilian artist in Tamarindo
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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5 questions for a Brazilian artist in Tamarindo

Elizabeth Lang - January 14, 2018

For Malu Moreira, art has always been a part of life, although she has explored it in various ways. When the Brazilian artist lived in Sao Paolo,…