Queen of the Avenida
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Photos & Video
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Queen of the Avenida

Katherine Stanley - October 15, 2017

This edition of #WhereInCostaRica? comes to us today via Love in Translation. It's clearly a Chepe scene – but can you pinpoint where in San José this regal…

Voices of Nate: Five first-hand accounts of Costa Rica’s devastating storm
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Good deeds
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Voices of Nate: Five first-hand accounts of Costa Rica’s devastating storm

Katherine Stanley - October 13, 2017

It has been a week of floods in Costa Rica: of water, mud, information, donations, stories of great sadness, and examples of extraordinary generosity. The Tico Times…

Teatro Espressivo brings message of peace to National Theater anniversary
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Teatro Espressivo brings message of peace to National Theater anniversary

Katherine Stanley - October 13, 2017

On many levels, it’s a uniquely Costa Rican story. For starters, it’s taking place under the roof of what is arguably the country’s most iconic building, its…

U.S.-bound – and delighted
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Photos & Video
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U.S.-bound – and delighted

Katherine Stanley - October 12, 2017

Seven young Costa Ricans got a very pleasant surprise Thursday when they found out they'd won scholarships to study in the United States. Duván Ramírez, Fiorella Poveda,…

Long road ahead for relief efforts in Costa Rica’s Southern Zone
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Giving Back
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Long road ahead for relief efforts in Costa Rica’s Southern Zone

Katherine Stanley - October 12, 2017

This image, taken by Rocio Vargas of the Asociación Caminos de Osa, provides a glimpse of the extensive relief efforts being carried out by Caminos members and…

4 life lessons best learned by living abroad
Lifestyle
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Lifestyle
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4 life lessons best learned by living abroad

Katherine Stanley - October 11, 2017

Based on remarks to wonderful staff members, volunteers and friends of AFS Costa Rica in San José on Sept. 29. I’ve spent a number of years and…

A helping hand in La Cruz, Guanacaste
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Photos & Video
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A helping hand in La Cruz, Guanacaste

Katherine Stanley - October 11, 2017

Officials from the National Police, Coast Guard, the Intelligence and Security Division (DIS) and the Municipality of La Cruz, Guanacaste, visited the northern Guanacaste communities of  Las…

PHOTOS: Panama defeats Costa Rica to qualify for its first World Cup
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World Cup 2018
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PHOTOS: Panama defeats Costa Rica to qualify for its first World Cup

Katherine Stanley - October 10, 2017

With Costa Rica's berth in the 2018 World Cup safe following its 1-1 draw last week against Honduras, much of the drama for Ticos watching tonight's match…

Espressivo brings ‘Battlefield’ to National Theater for iconic building’s anniversary
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Photos & Video
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Espressivo brings ‘Battlefield’ to National Theater for iconic building’s anniversary

Katherine Stanley - October 10, 2017

Costa Rica's National Theater is turning 120 – and the Teatro Espressivo Cultural Association (ACTE) is ready to help the country's cultural icon celebrate its birthday in a…

How to help the victims of Tropical Storm Nate in Costa Rica
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Giving Back
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How to help the victims of Tropical Storm Nate in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - October 9, 2017

Read more: Rescue operations, recovery continue after Tropical Storm Nate In one of our stories on Friday regarding the aftermath of Hurricane Nate, we included a few…