Costa Rica retrieves massive archaeological trove from Venezuela
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World Heritage
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Costa Rica retrieves massive archaeological trove from Venezuela

AFP - January 17, 2018

Costa Rica retrieved almost 200 pre-Columbian stone and ceramic pieces that had been confiscated from a Venezuelan collector – the biggest retrieval of archaeological pieces in Costa…

Gay wedding planned in Costa Rica following court ruling for marriage equality
Human rights
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Human rights
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Gay wedding planned in Costa Rica following court ruling for marriage equality

AFP - January 17, 2018

A Venezuelan and a Costa Rican plan to marry in Costa Rica this weekend following last week's Inter-American Human Rights Court ruling in favor of same-sex marriage.…

How I built my Costa Rican dream home: Brasilito, Guanacaste
Real Estate
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Real Estate
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How I built my Costa Rican dream home: Brasilito, Guanacaste

Elizabeth Lang - January 16, 2018

BRASILITO – Building a dream home is a difficult task wherever you are – starting with finding the perfect site, the best vista, the best amenities and the…

Latin America could feed the world, says IICA chief
Latin America
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Latin America
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Latin America could feed the world, says IICA chief

AFP - January 16, 2018

Latin America has the agricultural potential to guarantee world food security, Manuel Otero, the newly elected director of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), said Monday…

5 questions for a Brazilian artist in Tamarindo
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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5 questions for a Brazilian artist in Tamarindo

Elizabeth Lang - January 14, 2018

For Malu Moreira, art has always been a part of life, although she has explored it in various ways. When the Brazilian artist lived in Sao Paolo,…

Inside the Ocaso Music Festival
Events
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Events
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Inside the Ocaso Music Festival

Elizabeth Lang - January 13, 2018

TAMARINDO, GUANACASTE - This place is known as a paradise for many because of its beach and the many activities it offers to tourists and residents. One…

5 questions for Costa Rican actor Leynar Gómez
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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5 questions for Costa Rican actor Leynar Gómez

Elizabeth Lang - January 6, 2018

Harnessing the emotional and expressive power of acting: for Leynar Gómez, that's been a driving force during the past 18 years, as the Costa Rican actor has…

Costa Rica approaches presidential elections with an uncertain scenario
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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Costa Rica approaches presidential elections with an uncertain scenario

AFP / Marco Sibaja - January 5, 2018

The lawyer Juan Diego Castro has never run for office and belongs to a tiny party that has only produced one elected representative in its history. However,…

Tamarindo to host underground electronica Ocaso Music Festival
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Events
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Tamarindo to host underground electronica Ocaso Music Festival

Elizabeth Lang - January 3, 2018

The beach town of Tamarindo, Guanacaste, will once more take a dip into the underground electronica music scene when the Ocaso Music Festival kicks off its second…

Winds seen as factor in Costa Rica plane crash that killed 12
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Plane Crash
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Winds seen as factor in Costa Rica plane crash that killed 12

AFP - January 1, 2018

Strong winds are now being viewed as a factor in the crash of a small plane in Costa Rica that killed all 10 U.S.. passengers on board…