Reader photos: Beauty at Jacó Beach
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Photos & Video
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Reader photos: Beauty at Jacó Beach

The Tico Times - January 19, 2019

At The Tico Times, we love great photos of Costa Rica. Share your favorite original photos with us at: alejandro@ticotimes.net.  Reader Naomi shared with us these photos of Jacó, Puntarenas.…

Tico Times: Letters to the Editor (Jan. 18, 2019)
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Op-Ed
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Tico Times: Letters to the Editor (Jan. 18, 2019)

The Tico Times - January 19, 2019

The Tico Times is proud to be an independent, English-language news source in Costa Rica. Our readers regularly submit editorials and responses to our articles; we appreciate…

Costa Rica soccer announces squad to face United States
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La Sele
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Costa Rica soccer announces squad to face United States

AFP and The Tico Times - January 19, 2019

Costa Rica’s new men's national soccer team manager, Gustavo Matosas, summoned a revamped lineup without most of its best-known figures to face the United States in their…

Nicoya Peninsula from the inside: Five hidden beaches
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Nicoya Peninsula from the inside: Five hidden beaches

José Pablo Alfaro / GOPlaya.cr - January 18, 2019

This whole tour was born out of a desire to visit a special beach. I’ve heard about Quesera because it hosts a fascinating and peculiar tour: the…

Puerto Viejo Deep Dive: Cancún crossroads, preserving culture forged by hardship
Tico Times Deep Dive
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Tico Times Deep Dive
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Puerto Viejo Deep Dive: Cancún crossroads, preserving culture forged by hardship

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 17, 2019

PUERTO VIEJO, Limón — On Costa Rica’s southern Caribbean coast, you’re equally as likely to find a restaurant serving rice-and-bean as you are to find one cooking gallo pinto.…

Public Security head decries failure to enact stricter gun control in Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Public Security head decries failure to enact stricter gun control in Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 16, 2019

Minister of Public Security Michael Soto decried Costa Rica’s failure to enact stricter gun-control legislation this week, arguing that the inaction would prevent Costa Rica from further…

Eclectic electric: Ocaso Music Festival rages in Tamarindo
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Music
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Eclectic electric: Ocaso Music Festival rages in Tamarindo

Duncan Anderson - January 15, 2019

TAMARINDO, Guanacaste — Raging the largest developed beach town in Guanacaste, Ocaso Music Festival kept Tamarindo wide awake following the turn of the year. Located on the…

Pic of the Day: One of the world’s finest boutique hotels
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Pic of the Day: One of the world’s finest boutique hotels

The Tico Times - January 15, 2019

Costa Rica's own Blue River Resort & Hot Springs was recently named the America’s Best Family Hotel and the World’s Best Family Hotel. Check out more about…

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The Tico Times Weekly Digest: Jan. 14, 2019

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 14, 2019

Read the stories mentioned above: Costa Rica names Maduro critic Manuel Ventura as new Foreign Minister Scientist tags shark that killed United States tourist off Cocos Island…

Costa Rica announces increased security measures for active volcanoes
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Poás volcano
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Costa Rica announces increased security measures for active volcanoes

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 14, 2019

The National Emergency Commission (CNE) announced Monday increased security measures at the country’s active volcanoes. In a press conference, the CNE said that at Turrialba Volcano, which…