Search continues for missing woman in Montezuma, Costa Rica
Missing Persons
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Missing Persons
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Search continues for missing woman in Montezuma, Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - May 10, 2018

Judicial Investigation Police (OIJ) told The Tico Times this afternoon that the German tourist who disappeared from Montezuma, on Costa Rica's Nicoya Peninsula, on May 3 has…

More of our favorite pics from Costa Rica’s inauguration
The Alvarado Administration
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The Alvarado Administration
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More of our favorite pics from Costa Rica’s inauguration

Katherine Stanley - May 9, 2018

From early morning bike rides to an evening concert, downtown Costa Rica was full of pomp and activity throughout the inauguration of its 48th president, Carlos Alvarado,…

Legislative assembly president bikes to Costa Rica’s inauguration ceremony
The Alvarado Administration
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The Alvarado Administration
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Legislative assembly president bikes to Costa Rica’s inauguration ceremony

Katherine Stanley - May 9, 2018

Costa Rica's new Legislative Assembly President, Carolina Hidalgo – a dedicated swimmer and cyclist known for pedaling to work – rode her bike to the presidential inauguration ceremony, heels…

PHOTOS: Carlos Alvarado is sworn in as Costa Rica’s 48th president
The Alvarado Administration
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The Alvarado Administration
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PHOTOS: Carlos Alvarado is sworn in as Costa Rica’s 48th president

Katherine Stanley - May 8, 2018

It's official: Carlos Alvarado is Costa Rica's 48th president, and the youngest in modern Costa Rican history. Visibly moved as he received the presidential sash from Luis…

Looking back at ‘LuisGui’ – the good, the bad, and the bee
The Solís Administration
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The Solís Administration
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Looking back at ‘LuisGui’ – the good, the bad, and the bee

Katherine Stanley - May 8, 2018

Luis Guillermo Solís will hand off the presidential sash to Carlos Alvarado today. Here's a look back at some of the highlights, low points, and most surprising…

Costa Rica prepares for presidential inauguration in downtown San José
The Alvarado Administration
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The Alvarado Administration
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Costa Rica prepares for presidential inauguration in downtown San José

Katherine Stanley - May 7, 2018

Preparations are almost complete for tomorrow's presidential inauguration in Costa Rica. Unlike recent inaugurations in the country's National Stadium, tomorrow's event will take place in the heart…

Costa Rica’s arts scene: vibrant and ready to surprise you
Artists
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Artists
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Costa Rica’s arts scene: vibrant and ready to surprise you

Elizabeth Lang - May 4, 2018

In 2015, The Tico Times launched a new series. Published every Sunday, our Weekend Arts Spotlight presents five-question interviews with artists of all sorts who are Costa…

Clarín: Keylor is a superhero, and La Sele is our army
World Cup 2018
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World Cup 2018
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Clarín: Keylor is a superhero, and La Sele is our army

Katherine Stanley - May 3, 2018

"Keylor Navas is flying again. Fast, astute, impeccable." So begins a story in the Argentinean daily Clarín, headlined "Real Madrid found a superhero in Central America." Author…

Costa Rican film ‘Güilas’ to premiere Thursday
Film
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Film
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Costa Rican film ‘Güilas’ to premiere Thursday

Katherine Stanley - May 1, 2018

You might know Sergio and Giancarlo Pucci from their photography books, including the "Costa Rica from Above" series of aerial images and the "Magical Trees" books and…

Our chat with Epsy Campbell, Costa Rica’s vice president-elect
The Alvarado Administration
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The Alvarado Administration
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Our chat with Epsy Campbell, Costa Rica’s vice president-elect

Katherine Stanley, Gaby Brenes and Alexander Villegas - April 30, 2018

The painting behind Epsy Campbell’s desk shows a lone sign reading “VAMOS,” from her 2014 presidential primary bid, in the middle of an urban shantytown. It’s just…