Extreme poverty rises again in Latin America
Latin America
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Latin America
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Extreme poverty rises again in Latin America

AFP - January 16, 2019

Extreme poverty in Latin America hit its highest level for nine years in 2017, according to a report by the UN's Economic Commission for Latin America and…

Introducing The Tico Times merchandise
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Costa Rica
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Introducing The Tico Times merchandise

The Tico Times - January 15, 2019

Who doesn’t love Sloth Kong? Now you can own a little bit of Sloth Kong, support The Tico Times and help the environment at the same. We’re…

Hondurans form a new US-bound caravan, drawing fire from Trump
Central America
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Central America
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Hondurans form a new US-bound caravan, drawing fire from Trump

Noe Leiva / AFP - January 15, 2019

Hundreds of Hondurans have set out on a trek to the United States, forming another caravan that U.S. President Donald Trump cited Tuesday to justify building a…

PHOTOS: International Feline Expo in Costa Rica
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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PHOTOS: International Feline Expo in Costa Rica

AFP and The Tico Times - January 14, 2019

Cats and competitors from across the world came to Costa Rica this weekend for the International Feline Expo. Three judges from Brazil, Germany and the United States…

La Tica Polar: Costa Rican scientist pursues her Antarctic dreams
Changemakers
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Changemakers
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La Tica Polar: Costa Rican scientist pursues her Antarctic dreams

Duncan Anderson - January 1, 2019

Costa Rican marine scientist Melania Guerra is one of 80 women – all with backgrounds in science, technology, engineering, mathematics or medicine – selected for the third…

When you wish upon a grape…
Holidays
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Holidays
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When you wish upon a grape…

The Tico Times - December 31, 2018

Want to celebrate New Year's like a Costa Rican (and many others throughout the Spanish-speaking world)? Just buy a bunch of grapes and send 12 of them…

Off the eaten path: The best of 2018
Dining and Nightlife
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Dining and Nightlife
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Off the eaten path: The best of 2018

The Tico Times - December 28, 2018

We debuted a lot of things in 2018 and one of our favorites was our new dining and nightlife column “Off the Eaten Path.” This column focuses…

Throwback Thursday: Bulls from 1981
Throwback Thursday
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Throwback Thursday
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Throwback Thursday: Bulls from 1981

The Tico Times - December 27, 2018

Las Fiestas de Zapote kicked off this week and that means rides, food and bulls. We looked through our archives and found some photos of a bullring…

GOPlaya Beach of the Week: Buena Beach
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beaches
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GOPlaya Beach of the Week: Buena Beach

The Tico Times - December 27, 2018

You can't just drive up to Buena Beach. It's a 400-meter walk through a beautiful trail right next to the Occidental Papagayo hotel. You'll know you've gotten…

Throwback Thursday: Roosevelt’s fishing trip to Isla del Coco
Throwback Thursday
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Throwback Thursday
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Throwback Thursday: Roosevelt’s fishing trip to Isla del Coco

The Tico Times - December 20, 2018

Did you know that U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt visited Costa Rica's Isla del Coco? Thanks to Larry Chastain we were able to get and digitize these photos about…