Celebrating our first ‘rebirthday’ with a new print edition
The Tico Times
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The Tico Times
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Celebrating our first ‘rebirthday’ with a new print edition

Katherine Stanley - September 4, 2018

Today is the one-year anniversary of our relaunch on Sept. 4, 2018, and we're celebrating with a new print edition chock full of features, photos and more…

Oh, baby: Costa Rican population hits 5 million
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Oh, baby: Costa Rican population hits 5 million

Katherine Stanley - September 2, 2018

Costa Rica's population officially hit the 5,000,000 mark last night, although the exact identify of the baby who brought the country over this milestone won't be known…

False social media posts preceded anti-immigrant protest in Costa Rica
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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False social media posts preceded anti-immigrant protest in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - August 19, 2018

One day after dozens of people were arrested after a protest in downtown San José, where people expressed their opposition to an influx of Nicaraguan migrants, it…

Costa Rica pledges to reduce violence against women
women's rights
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women's rights
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Costa Rica pledges to reduce violence against women

AFP and The Tico Times - August 15, 2018

The government of Costa Rica declared Tuesday that the reduction of violence against women is "a national priority" and announced coordinated actions among several public institutions. Costa…

Our favorite photos of motherhood in Costa Rica through the years
Mother's Day
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Mother's Day
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Our favorite photos of motherhood in Costa Rica through the years

Katherine Stanley - August 15, 2018

As The Tico Times celebrates Mother's Day this year, we're looking back at some of our favorite stories and images featuring mothers in Costa Rica (including sloths.…

We want them alive: Costa Rica’s reckoning
#MeToo
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#MeToo
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We want them alive: Costa Rica’s reckoning

Katherine Stanley - August 13, 2018

I can’t stop thinking about them. María and Arancha. Arancha and María. They were murdered in a country I love. They were women, doing things I’ve done dozens of…

On two coasts, communities mourn tourists’ deaths in Costa Rica
Crime
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Crime
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On two coasts, communities mourn tourists’ deaths in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - August 10, 2018

This past weekend, two women were slain in Costa Rican coastal communities within a 24-hour span – both foreign tourists enjoying visits to beach destinations known for…

Six Costa Rican students win scholarships to study in United States
Changemakers
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Changemakers
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Six Costa Rican students win scholarships to study in United States

Katherine Stanley - August 9, 2018

Their outstanding academic performance, English fluency, leadership, and interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) have paid off: six Costa Rican students have won a scholarship…

Costa Rican U21 women’s soccer team makes history
Soccer
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Soccer
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Costa Rican U21 women’s soccer team makes history

Katherine Stanley - July 28, 2018

The Costa Rican Under-21 Women's National Soccer Team is going for gold. La Sele made history by reaching its first final in the Central American and Caribbean Games,…

Comedy for a good cause
Changemakers
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Changemakers
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Comedy for a good cause

Katherine Stanley - July 24, 2018

Come one, come all: A night of "sit down comedy" featuring renowned journalist Glenda Umaña and blogger Esther Lev, held at the Eugene O'Neill Theater at the…