This week in the Peace Corps: Celebrating English learning
Changemakers
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Changemakers
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This week in the Peace Corps: Celebrating English learning

Katherine Stanley - July 16, 2018

Costa Rican public schools are returning from vacation this week, and many students are still riding high on their successes during June's educational celebrations. ​During that month,…

Dueling anthems: ‘Star-Spangled Banner’ and ‘Hermosa Bandera’
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Dueling anthems: ‘Star-Spangled Banner’ and ‘Hermosa Bandera’

Robert Isenberg - July 4, 2018

Here’s how the story goes: In 1852, President Juan Rafael Mora Porras was about to receive delegates from Great Britain and the United States. Costa Rica was…

World Cup love
World Cup 2018
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World Cup 2018
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World Cup love

Katherine Stanley - June 28, 2018

Costa Rican midfielder Celso Borges wears a Switzerland jersey as he kisses his partner after Russia 2018 World Cup Group E football match between Switzerland and Costa…

Costa Rica ties Switzerland 2-2, heads for World Cup exits
World Cup 2018
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World Cup 2018
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Costa Rica ties Switzerland 2-2, heads for World Cup exits

Katherine Stanley - June 27, 2018

At least we scored. It's not the silver lining Costa Ricans were hoping for when their 2018 National Team, full of veterans of La Sele's extraordinary run…

Nicaragua clashes leave eight dead including baby: rights group
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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Nicaragua clashes leave eight dead including baby: rights group

AFP - June 25, 2018

MANAGUA, Nicaragua – At least eight people including a baby were killed Saturday when pro-government forces clashed with opponents in Nicaragua, according to a rights group. Seven…

Brazil knocks Costa Rica out of World Cup after hard-fought game
World Cup 2018
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World Cup 2018
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Brazil knocks Costa Rica out of World Cup after hard-fought game

AFP and Tico Times - June 22, 2018

Philippe Coutinho and Neymar scored in injury time as Brazil beat Costa Rica 2-0 to edge towards the last 16 of the World Cup on Friday despite another unconvincing performance.…

Costa Rica fans descend on Saint Petersburg
World Cup 2018
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World Cup 2018
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Costa Rica fans descend on Saint Petersburg

Katherine Stanley - June 22, 2018

A sea of red, white and blue, along with plenty of blue, yellow and green, brightened Saint Petersburg as the National Teams of Brazil and Costa Rica…

This town ain’t big enough for the two of us
Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Tico Times Pic of the Day
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This town ain’t big enough for the two of us

Katherine Stanley - June 20, 2018

Brazilian star Neymar, left, and Costa Rican goalkeeper Keylor Navas, a three-time Champions League title holder with his club team, Real Madrid, are the two biggest names…

Costa Rica, Brazil battle rumors of tension and injury before high-stakes matchup
World Cup 2018
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World Cup 2018
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Costa Rica, Brazil battle rumors of tension and injury before high-stakes matchup

AFP and The Tico Times - June 19, 2018

The stakes couldn't be higher: if Costa Rica loses to its opponent on Friday, it will be out of the World Cup. That opponent? Just an up-and-coming…

Download printable Sloth Kong World Cup brackets
World Cup 2018
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World Cup 2018
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Download printable Sloth Kong World Cup brackets

Katherine Stanley - June 19, 2018

Ready to keep track of the World Cup results? Eager for a little ray of Sloth Kong on the wall of your home or office? (His smile…