Costa Rican authorities seize half-ton of illegal … cheese
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rican authorities seize half-ton of illegal … cheese

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 20, 2019

Now this is just brie-diculous. An ongoing operation by Costa Rican authorities near the Nicaraguan border resulted in the seizure of 476 kilograms of illegal cheese, the…

The Tico Times launches Patreon with perks for donors
The Tico Times
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The Tico Times
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The Tico Times launches Patreon with perks for donors

The Tico Times - February 20, 2019

Support the Tico Times  The Tico Times is a source of independent, unique and quality journalism in Costa Rica and Central America. We connect communities and cultures throughout…

Saprissa defeats Mexico’s Tigres UANL behind Venegas goal
Soccer
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Soccer
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Saprissa defeats Mexico’s Tigres UANL behind Venegas goal

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 20, 2019

Costa Rican club Deportivo Saprissa defeated Mexico's Tigres UANL, 1-0, on Tuesday at Estadio Ricardo Saprissa Aymá in the first leg of the CONCACAF Champions League round…

Tourism
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Costa Rica 101: Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO)

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 19, 2019

Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) is both the first and last destination for the majority of tourists to Costa Rica. Air travel can be stressful enough before…

Artists ask for approval of $31 million loan to restore National Theater
Art
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Art
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Artists ask for approval of $31 million loan to restore National Theater

Josué Alfaro / Semanario Universidad - February 19, 2019

Dozens of artists visited Costa Rica's Legislative Assembly on Monday afternoon to request that lawmakers approve a $31.3 million loan that the Costa Rican government had negotiated…

‘Somos Campeones’: A step in the right direction
Movies
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Movies
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‘Somos Campeones’: A step in the right direction

William Foxton - February 19, 2019

In late January, Cine Magaly in Barrio Escalante, San José, held a special screening of the 2018 hit film, “Somos Campeones” (“We Are Champions”), in an effort…

Herediano hosting Atlanta United F.C. in CONCACAF Champions League
Soccer
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Soccer
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Herediano hosting Atlanta United F.C. in CONCACAF Champions League

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 18, 2019

Costa Rican clubs Deportivo Saprissa and Club Sport Herediano will welcome international competition this week as the 2019 CONCACAF Champions League kicks off across North America, Central…

An afternoon with Frida Cartas
Costa Rica Pride
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Costa Rica Pride
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An afternoon with Frida Cartas

William Foxton - February 18, 2019

“I didn’t come out of any closet; I came out of my mother’s uterus!” Frida Cartas is the LGBTQ community’s best-kept secret. Writer, trans activist, essayist, columnist…

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.…