Nicole Arrea, the Costa Rican high school student who helped draft a law to reduce food waste
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Nicole Arrea, the Costa Rican high school student who helped draft a law to reduce food waste

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 25, 2018

San Miguel de Santo Domingo — In Latin America and the Caribbean, nearly 40 million people suffer from undernourishment, according to data from the Food and Agriculture…

Demonstrators march against gender violence: ‘If you are in a relationship and in love, it’s difficult to see that something is wrong’
Femicides
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Femicides
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Demonstrators march against gender violence: ‘If you are in a relationship and in love, it’s difficult to see that something is wrong’

Duncan Anderson - September 24, 2018

Demonstrators gathered this weekend to raise awareness about cases of violence against women in Costa Rica. Approximately 100 people marched from the National University of Costa Rica…

Introducing the Tico Times Weekly Digest
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Introducing the Tico Times Weekly Digest

The Tico Times - September 24, 2018

We've been debuting a lot of things this year. We premiered our first 360 coverage in April during the 2018 presidential elections and then we launched our…

Tico Times 360: Whale watching tour in Marino Ballena National Park
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Tico Times 360: Whale watching tour in Marino Ballena National Park

The Tico Times - September 24, 2018

It's whale watching season in Costa Rica. Every year, thousands of humpback whales come to Costa Rica to give birth. The warm waters keep predators at bay…

6 questions for an aerial acrobat: ‘It means freedom, risk, and strength’
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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6 questions for an aerial acrobat: ‘It means freedom, risk, and strength’

Amanda Zúñiga - September 23, 2018

As our Weekend Arts Spotlight celebrates its third anniversary, we take a look back at the first edition of the weekly series, published in 2015. The Tico…

Poetry, Cacique and memories at San José’s cultural dive bar: La Bohemia
Dining & Nightlife
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Dining & Nightlife
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Poetry, Cacique and memories at San José’s cultural dive bar: La Bohemia

Natalia Díaz - September 23, 2018

La Bohemia is something you can really only experience sitting with a self-made cheapskate gin and tonic in hand, watching the bar's natural course take place on…

In search of sustainability in Limón: What is sustainability?
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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In search of sustainability in Limón: What is sustainability?

Dr. Khosrow Farahbakhsh - September 23, 2018

I still remember the day I was asked to teach thermodynamics to a class of third year engineering students. I was terrified because I hated the topic…

Costa Rica’s ongoing strike hits tourism industry hard
Travel & Tourism
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Travel & Tourism
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Costa Rica’s ongoing strike hits tourism industry hard

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 22, 2018

The strike that has been gripping Costa Rica since Sept. 10 has begun taking its toll on one of the nation’s biggest industries: tourism. Several small business…

Off the eaten path: Cantina X
Dining and Nightlife
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Dining and Nightlife
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Off the eaten path: Cantina X

William Ayre - September 21, 2018

You’ll find one of the best chifrijos in the country at the base of a mountain near Salitral in Santa Ana at a spot I will call…

Costa Rica eyeing four candidates to lead La Sele
La Sele
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La Sele
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Costa Rica eyeing four candidates to lead La Sele

AFP and The Tico Times - September 20, 2018

Costa Rica is looking at four potential candidates to fill the position of head coach of the national team amid a complicated restructuring process and preparations for…