Cold front claims fourth victim in Costa Rica
Weather
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Weather
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Cold front claims fourth victim in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - December 12, 2017

High winds claimed the life of a fourth victim in Costa Rica as the cold front that has been moving through the country since the weekend continued…

Our High Season Print Edition is here! Here’s where to find it
The Tico Times
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The Tico Times
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Our High Season Print Edition is here! Here’s where to find it

Katherine Stanley - December 11, 2017

In the weeks since the relaunch of The Tico Times on Sept. 1, we’ve been hard at work to reconnect with the readers and communities we serve.…

How a Costa Rican coconut can turn you into a ‘beautiful Barbie’
Photos & Video
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Photos & Video
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How a Costa Rican coconut can turn you into a ‘beautiful Barbie’

Katherine Stanley - December 2, 2017

When I chat with journalist and Tico Times columnist Alvaro Murillo, it's usually about politics – but this photo in his Facebook feed, published here with his permission,…

Bring on the high season
Photos & Video
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Photos & Video
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Bring on the high season

The Tico Times - December 1, 2017

It's December now, so the gorgeous weather should start immediately, right? Well, a cold front is still causing chilly temperatures and rain in parts of the country,…

All eyes on Russia: Costa Rica awaits World Cup draw
World Cup 2018
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World Cup 2018
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All eyes on Russia: Costa Rica awaits World Cup draw

Katherine Stanley - December 1, 2017

Costa Rica, along with the other 31 participants in next year's World Cup, is awaiting the draw today that will determine the groups that will face off…

WATCH: Making tamales in Costa Rica
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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WATCH: Making tamales in Costa Rica

Andrés Madrigal - December 1, 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5DXrpDS0M3g Doña Flor Arguedas, 71, has been making tamales since she was 22. That was the year she got married. Her new mother-in-law told her, "Get ready.…

Panamanian president Varela: China to accelerate its Latin American rise
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Foreign trade
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Panamanian president Varela: China to accelerate its Latin American rise

AFP - November 28, 2017

PANAMA CITY  – China is taking steps to increase its presence in Panama in order to expand its influence throughout Latin America, according to Panamanian president Juan…

BREAKING: Costa Rican prosecutor dies after shooting at his home
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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BREAKING: Costa Rican prosecutor dies after shooting at his home

Katherine Stanley - November 23, 2017

Costa Rican prosecutor Hans de la O Solís died early Thursday morning after being shot at his home in the southern part of the capital, San José.…

Add some Costa Rican love to your Thanksgiving table
Dining and Nightlife
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Dining and Nightlife
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Add some Costa Rican love to your Thanksgiving table

Adrián Obando and Katherine Stanley - November 23, 2017

Gone are the days when Thanksgiving-lovers in Costa Rica could only dream of pumpkin pie or cranberry sauce. So many imported foods are available at supermarket chains…

Canadian team wins Costa Rica’s first international ice hockey tourney
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sports
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Canadian team wins Costa Rica’s first international ice hockey tourney

Katherine Stanley - November 20, 2017

The Calgary Citizens defeated the Los Angeles Ruination 7-5 to win Costa Rica's first-ever ice hockey tournament on Sunday. The two-day tourney took place in Central America’s only…