Slothy Sunday: Saving sloths in Costa Rica
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Saving sloths in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - February 17, 2019

Kids Saving the Rainforest is a wildlife rescue center that has rescued about 3,000 animals. The organization has planted thousands of trees so that monkeys, sloths, and…

United States sending Costa Rica $40.7 million to fight narcotrafficking and crime
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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United States sending Costa Rica $40.7 million to fight narcotrafficking and crime

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 17, 2019

The United States is expected to send more than $40 million to Costa Rica to help the country fight narcotrafficking and organized crime, the Foreign Ministry announced.…

Costa Rica demands Maduro-accredited diplomats leave country
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica demands Maduro-accredited diplomats leave country

AFP and The Tico Times - February 16, 2019

The Costa Rican government demanded three Venezuelan diplomats accredited by President Nicolás Maduro leave the country within 60 calendar days, or before April 15, Costa Rica's Foreign…

‘School of second chances’ opens in Costa Rica
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Editorial
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‘School of second chances’ opens in Costa Rica

Todd Scala / Head of Fundraising - February 16, 2019

Kimberly Marín Jarquín, like many Costa Ricans, never received her high school degree.  She stopped attending school in the 8th grade. But today, at 22 years old,…

Maduro blasts US for ‘stealing’ billions and offering ‘crumbs’
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Maduro blasts US for ‘stealing’ billions and offering ‘crumbs’

Maria Isabel Sanchez / AFP - February 16, 2019

President Nicolas Maduro hit out at the United States on Friday for "stealing" billions of dollars and offering "crumbs" in return as humanitarian aid, as Washington sanctioned…

Arias and second Costa Rican politician reportedly accused of additional sexual crimes
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#MeToo
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Arias and second Costa Rican politician reportedly accused of additional sexual crimes

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 15, 2019

Costa Rica's sudden introduction to the #MeToo movement is not showing signs of slowing down. Thursday afternoon, the daily La Nacion and Costa Rican journalist Amelia Rueda…

Brazil arrests eight Vale employees over mining dam disaster
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Brazil
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Brazil arrests eight Vale employees over mining dam disaster

Rosa Sulleiro / AFP - February 15, 2019

Brazilian authorities arrested eight employees of mining giant Vale on Friday over a dam collapse at one of its mines three weeks ago that killed at least…

Off the eaten path: Ristopizza Napolitano A Vit è N’Attim
Dining and Nightlife
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Dining and Nightlife
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Off the eaten path: Ristopizza Napolitano A Vit è N’Attim

William Ayre - February 15, 2019

In late September of 2016, the D’Angelo family moved from Naples, Italy to Playas del Coco, Costa Rica. Now they’re pumping out some of the best pizza…

Pic of the Day: Costa Rica from the air
Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day: Costa Rica from the air

The Tico Times - February 15, 2019

Sometimes it's necessary to take a step back for perspective. But this shot shows what most of us already know: Costa Rica is beautiful. The picture is…

The Tico Times Dispatch: Costa Rican love stories
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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The Tico Times Dispatch: Costa Rican love stories

Alexander Villegas - February 14, 2019

We have a special episode of The Tico Times Dispatch for this year's Valentine's Day. We asked readers and staff to send us their Costa Rican love…