Alexis Morales and Ginette Venegas with their two sons.
(Courtesy Ginette Venegas)
The Tico Times chats with a dynamic duo of Costa Rican artists, musician Alexis Morales and photographer Ginette Venegas.
Costa Rica President Luis Guillermo Solís holds a Cuban flag upon his arrival at José Martí International Airport in Havana, on Dec. 13, 2015.
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The Costa Rican government gave a thumbs up to the U.S. decision to repeal the ‘Wet foot, dry foot’ policy for Cuban migrants.
Radio Columbia, McGregor’s home of many years, shared this homage on www.columbiadeportiva.com.
Costa Rica mourns the passing of the man who owned the country’s most legendary voice.
In an interview with The Tico Times, Luís Guillermo Solís spoke in-depth about immigration policy in the region, including U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s plan to build a wall on the southern border.
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President Luís Guillermo Solís spoke at length with The Tico Times about immigration issues affecting the region, including Donald Trump’s plan to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
One of SIFAIS’ crowning accomplishments was creating a symphony orchestra with the people of La Carpio.
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In the fourth and final installment in our series on SIFAIS and its work in La Carpio, we ask a simple question: what would each Costa Rican have to do to replicate this project in needy communities nationwide?
After an earlier announcement that “La Platina” bridge would only be closed for 24 hours, the government is now saying it will take six weeks to reopen the problematic bridge.
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The La Platina bridge that keeps causing nightmares for Costa Rican drivers will be closed for six weeks beginning on Jan. 21
People of all ages participate in the improvement of La Carpio.
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In Part Three of our four-part series, meet the volunteers and students behind SIFAIS, the innovative program transforming La Carpio through cultural education.
Cuban migrants wait for documents in Costa Rica in 2015. On Jan. 10 and 11, 2017, Costa Rican authorities detained two groups of Cuban migrants.
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Authorities detain their second group of Cuban migrants in as many days.
Another closure in a long series of construction closures on La Platina bridge is scheduled for Thursday.
The seemingly never-ending works on “La Platina” bridge will continue to frustrate Costa Rican motorists this week as another prolonged closure looms for Thursday and Friday.
Air Canada passengers spent a bit more time at Juan Santamaría than they’d planned. For illustrative purposes.
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Nearly 300 Air Canada passengers have a nightmare flight before it even leaves the ground at Juan Santamaría.