Navas starts for Real despite Courtois arrival
Keylor Navas
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Keylor Navas
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Navas starts for Real despite Courtois arrival

AFP - August 20, 2018

MADRID, Spain—Keylor Navas held on to his place as Real Madrid's starting goalkeeper on Sunday despite the arrival of Thibaut Courtois as the European champions kicked off…

Attending the Apertura: Watching a first-division Costa Rican soccer match the right way
Soccer
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Soccer
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Attending the Apertura: Watching a first-division Costa Rican soccer match the right way

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 20, 2018

Drums beat, a cluster of rowdy fans dances nonstop, and the concrete stands shake. The World Cup may be over, but Costa Rica’s passion for soccer never…

7 questions for a Chilean muralist in Costa Rica
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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7 questions for a Chilean muralist in Costa Rica

Kate Hanley - August 19, 2018

JACÓ – The latest artist to unleash his professional talent through Artify Jacó, a project that promotes the arts in Costa Rica’s Central Pacific, is Chilean muralist…

False social media posts preceded anti-immigrant protest in Costa Rica
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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False social media posts preceded anti-immigrant protest in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - August 19, 2018

One day after dozens of people were arrested after a protest in downtown San José, where people expressed their opposition to an influx of Nicaraguan migrants, it…

Off the eaten path: Ban Mee
Off the eaten path
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Off the eaten path
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Off the eaten path: Ban Mee

William Ayre - August 18, 2018

You might not expect to find an authentic Vietnamese restaurant tucked away on Calle 38 in Paseo Colon, near the heart of San Jose. But there it…

Venezuela on edge as Maduro unveils raft of economic reforms
Latin America
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Latin America
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Venezuela on edge as Maduro unveils raft of economic reforms

AFP / Alexander Martinez and Esteban Rojas - August 18, 2018

CARACAS, Venezuela—Uncertainty reigned in Venezuela on Saturday after President Nicolas Maduro unveiled a major economic reform plan aimed at halting the spiraling hyperinflation that has thrown the…

Costa Rica Rocks: A night of heavy metal in Cartago
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Costa Rica Rocks: A night of heavy metal in Cartago

Eduardo Doryan - August 17, 2018

Paraíso, a small city about 8 kilometers southeast of Cartago is known for the beautiful surroundings that gave it its name: Paradise. It’s also a bit of…

No more Messi? Lionel Messi left out of Argentina squad for friendlies
Argentina
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Argentina
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No more Messi? Lionel Messi left out of Argentina squad for friendlies

AFP - August 17, 2018

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina—Barcelona star Lionel Messi was left out of the first post-World Cup Argentina squad announced on Friday ahead of four upcoming friendlies. The move was…

Know thyself: meet your signature cocktail at Bebedero
Drinks
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Drinks
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Know thyself: meet your signature cocktail at Bebedero

Natalia Diaz - August 17, 2018

There’s a bar in the heart of San José with a menu full of flavors and textures that you can mix at your whim. Bebedero, a sophisticated…

Threats against independent journalists in Nicaragua continue
Daniel Ortega
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Daniel Ortega
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Threats against independent journalists in Nicaragua continue

La Prensa / Elizabeth Romero - August 16, 2018

Juan Carlos Arce, a lawyer for the Nicaraguan Center for Human Rights, (CENIDH), says social media sites are the most common vehicle to intimidate independent journalists during…