Prison sentence for abortion in El Salvador draws attention to Central American laws
Health
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Health
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Prison sentence for abortion in El Salvador draws attention to Central American laws

Julia Ríos / AFP - February 19, 2018

The recent liberation of Salvadoran woman Teodora Vásquez after 11 years of prison for having an abortion has drawn increased attention to the dramatic situation faced by…

5 questions for Costa Rican musician Debi Nova
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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5 questions for Costa Rican musician Debi Nova

Elizabeth Lang - February 17, 2018

Music as a way of life, a career, and a path toward achieving big dreams: that's what drives the Costa Rican musician, composer and singer Deborah Nowalski,…

What to do in Costa Rica: concerts, culture and love around the country
Events
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Events
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What to do in Costa Rica: concerts, culture and love around the country

Elizabeth Lang - February 16, 2018

With Valentine’s Day just behind us, it’s time to celebrate love in all of its expressions, as well as Costa Rica’s sunniest season, with a varied selection…

Waiting for the weekend
Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Waiting for the weekend

The Tico Times - February 16, 2018

It's Friday and this Aracari bird knows it! While appreciating the sunrise at the Caribbean side of the country, the early bird glances into the horizon and…

New poll: Statistical dead heat in Costa Rica’s presidential elections
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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New poll: Statistical dead heat in Costa Rica’s presidential elections

AFP - February 15, 2018

Evangelical preacher Fabricio Alvarado and former government minister Carlos Alvarado are in a statistical tie as the second round of Costa Rica's presidential campaign enters full swing,…

Leaf or frog?
Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Leaf or frog?

The Tico Times - February 14, 2018

Our daily Costa Rican moment of zen. #tanlindacostarica

Increased violence against LGBTI community reported in Costa Rica
Gay rights
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Gay rights
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Increased violence against LGBTI community reported in Costa Rica

AFP - February 14, 2018

"The Ombudswoman's Office received information this week... about cases of verbal and physical aggression towards LGBTI people," read a statement from the office.

Of maes and men: intercultural marriage in Costa Rica
Maeology
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Maeology
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Of maes and men: intercultural marriage in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - February 14, 2018

At the heart of Costa Rican language and, in many ways, the heart of the way my husband talks, is the word mae. A little like “man”…

How Costa Rica’s 2018 elections moved from street to screen
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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How Costa Rica’s 2018 elections moved from street to screen

Josué Alfaro - February 14, 2018

There's less and less political interaction on the streets, but it doesn’t seem to lose its strength or validity on social media. With the first round of…

Costa Rica calls on Venezuela to react to IACHR critique
Human Rights
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Human Rights
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Costa Rica calls on Venezuela to react to IACHR critique

AFP - February 13, 2018

The government of Costa Rica has made  “a vehement call for the reestablishment of the full constitutional order, respect for every person’s human rights, protection of their…