Thousands evacuated in Guatemala as volcano erupts, then stops
Central America
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Central America
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Thousands evacuated in Guatemala as volcano erupts, then stops

AFP - November 20, 2018

Guatemalan authorities declared a red alert and evacuated around 4,000 people Monday after the Fuego volcano erupted for the fifth time this year, sending bursts of ash…

Off the eaten path: The Escazú Farmers Market
Dining & Nightlife
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Dining & Nightlife
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Off the eaten path: The Escazú Farmers Market

William Ayre - November 16, 2018

This week, I will not highlight a restaurant, but rather an assortment of different and delicious street foods, which at the same time could double as a…

Costa Rican diet: The ‘No Sugar’ challenge
Food
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Food
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Costa Rican diet: The ‘No Sugar’ challenge

María José Braddick Serrano - November 14, 2018

Due to its location, Costa Rica is a cultural and biological bridge between North and South America, which makes it the perfect spot for diversity. Indigenous peoples…

Three Billboards Outside San José, Costa Rica: Can fish bring a country together?
Fishing
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Fishing
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Three Billboards Outside San José, Costa Rica: Can fish bring a country together?

Todd Staley - November 14, 2018

If you are driving from Juan Santamaría International Airport toward San José, you will pass two sets of billboards. Lettered in Spanish, the signs translate to English…

Tico Times Weekly Digest
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Tico Times Weekly Digest: November 12, 2018

Alexander Villegas - November 13, 2018

In this week’s episode of the Weekly Digest: hunger is on the rise in Latin America, saving Costa Rica’s smallest primate and more news from ticotimes.net. This…

Without Navas, Costa Rica to face Chile and Peru in friendlies
FIFA
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FIFA
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Without Navas, Costa Rica to face Chile and Peru in friendlies

AFP - November 9, 2018

The Costa Rican men’s national team will be without its star goalkeeper, Keylor Navas, when it faces Chile and Peru in friendly matches this month, according to…

Tips for meaningful travel in Costa Rica
Travel & Tourism
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Travel & Tourism
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Tips for meaningful travel in Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 7, 2018

Like many who have visited the country, Ann Becker fell in love with Costa Rica when she vacationed here in 2005. Since then, Becker has dedicated her…

Tico Times Talks: An interview with Olympic hopeful Jenny Méndez
News
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News
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Tico Times Talks: An interview with Olympic hopeful Jenny Méndez

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 6, 2018

In late October, Costa Rican marathoner Jenny Méndez won the 43rdMarine Corps Marathon in Washington D.C. with a personal-best time of 2:40:20. The win came months after the…

Betalú wins, Armstrong finishes Ruta de los Conquistadores
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News
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Betalú wins, Armstrong finishes Ruta de los Conquistadores

AFP / The Tico Times - November 5, 2018

Lance Armstrong, the U.S. cycling legend, recovered from a difficult start to the Ruta de los Conquistadores — a tough test of mountain biking in Costa Rica…