Daniel Ortega willing to talk to Donald Trump
Daniel Ortega
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Daniel Ortega
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Daniel Ortega willing to talk to Donald Trump

AFP and The Tico Times - September 11, 2018

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega said he’s willing to talk to U.S. President Donald Trump to address the crisis in Nicaragua, even though he condemns a US “military…

Costa Rica blanked by Japan, 3-0
La Sele
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La Sele
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Costa Rica blanked by Japan, 3-0

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 11, 2018

Costa Ricans awoke Tuesday morning to another disheartening result from their men’s national team. Despite a promising first half, La Sele fell to Japan, 3-0, in a…

Government intends to declare strike illegal as thousands protest tax reform
Politics
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Politics
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Government intends to declare strike illegal as thousands protest tax reform

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 10, 2018

San José — The demonstrations began with a red wave of taxis blocking Avenida 2 in downtown San José. The protests continued throughout the capital city Monday…

This week in the Peace Corps: Cooking like a Costa Rican
Changemakers
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Changemakers
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This week in the Peace Corps: Cooking like a Costa Rican

The Tico Times - September 10, 2018

Peace Corps Volunteers (PCVs) have the unique opportunity to live immersed in another culture for 2 years. Costa Rica is a country widely known for its beautiful…

What you need to know about tomorrow’s strike in Costa Rica
Politics
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Politics
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What you need to know about tomorrow’s strike in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - September 9, 2018

Unions across the country are striking around Costa Rica tomorrow. Here are some things you need to know. Who’s striking? Unions. On Aug. 24, the High School…

Engraving empathy with Andrea Bravo
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Engraving empathy with Andrea Bravo

Iva Alvarado - September 9, 2018

Andrea Bravo, 23, is an engraving student at the University of Costa Rica who uses her personal experiences to create empathy for all kinds of women's issues…

Drinks, conversations and a view to remember at Hotel Presidente’s Azotea
Dining and Nightlife
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Dining and Nightlife
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Drinks, conversations and a view to remember at Hotel Presidente’s Azotea

Natalia Díaz - September 8, 2018

You might have already walked past by Azotea Calle 7 in downtown San José without realizing it. It's just around the corner from the Hotel Presidente's old…

Millennial fitness in Costa Rica: Pole sports
Fitness
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Fitness
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Millennial fitness in Costa Rica: Pole sports

María José Braddick Serrano - September 8, 2018

Millennials have put their twist on everything. For them, fitness means mental, physical, and emotional health. That’s why they’ve shifted from regular exercise routines to exercise experiences.…

New lineup falls short, South Korea beats La Sele 2-0
La Sele
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La Sele
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New lineup falls short, South Korea beats La Sele 2-0

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 7, 2018

Costa Rica’s men’s national team experienced abundant growing pains Friday when it debuted a youth-laden lineup and a new-look formation in a friendly against South Korea. In…

Off the eaten path: Fritos Comida Coreana
Off the eaten path
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Off the eaten path
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Off the eaten path: Fritos Comida Coreana

William Ayre - September 7, 2018

If you’re walking on Calle 11 near Avenida Central, you might get a whiff of freshly cooked, spicy food. The source is easy to pinpoint, a Korean…