Honduran opposition protesters take to the streets
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Central America
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Honduran opposition protesters take to the streets

Noe Leiva / AFP - December 15, 2017

Supporters of the leftist opposition in Honduras blocked streets in various cities around that country on Friday, despite political repression, to celebrate the "victory" of their candidate,…

Response to disaster: aid successes, struggles in post-Maria Puerto Rico
Weather
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Response to disaster: aid successes, struggles in post-Maria Puerto Rico

John McPhaul - December 13, 2017

As Costa Rica joins many other nations in looking back upon the horrendous 2017 hurricane season, longtime Tico Times contributor John McPhaul reflects on his experience at…

Looking back at Hurricane Maria: the initial impact
Weather
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Looking back at Hurricane Maria: the initial impact

John McPhaul - December 12, 2017

As Costa Rica joins many other nations in looking back upon the devastating 2017 hurricane season, longtime Tico Times contributor John McPhaul reflects on his experience at…

With Keylor Navas battling injuries, Real Madrid eyes January swoop for Bilbao goalie
Keylor Navas
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Keylor Navas
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With Keylor Navas battling injuries, Real Madrid eyes January swoop for Bilbao goalie

AFP - December 11, 2017

Real Madrid's first foray into the January transfer market will be to snap up Athletic Bilbao's promising goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga, Madrid-based sports daily Marca reported on Monday.…

Strong winds cause three deaths in Costa Rica, one in El Salvador
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Strong winds cause three deaths in Costa Rica, one in El Salvador

AFP - December 10, 2017

Three people have died in Costa Rica, includiing two Swiss tourists, and one in El Salvador as a result of intense winds in the region caused by…

6 camouflaged Costa Rican creatures you probably haven’t seen
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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6 camouflaged Costa Rican creatures you probably haven’t seen

Lindsay Fendt - December 9, 2017

The jungle can be a scary place, and even for some of the fiercest of Costa Rica’s creatures, sometimes the best defense is just to hide. Fortunately,…

National Geographic-Lindblad Expeditions ship makes first visit to Osa Peninsula
Cruises
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Cruises
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National Geographic-Lindblad Expeditions ship makes first visit to Osa Peninsula

The Tico Times - December 8, 2017

National Geographic and Lindblad Expeditions touched down for the first time on Costa Rica's renowned Osa Peninsula this week for a visit to the Caminos de Osa…

How a cowboy saved me $30,000 in Costa Rica
Travel Tips
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Travel Tips
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How a cowboy saved me $30,000 in Costa Rica

Marshall Cobb - December 7, 2017

One of the questions we posted to the panelists for our Insiders' Guide to the Perfect Costa Rican Trip, available now in our High Season Print Edition,…

What should I pack on my trip to Costa Rica?
Travel & Tourism
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Travel & Tourism
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What should I pack on my trip to Costa Rica?

The Tico Times - December 5, 2017

If you want to know what items visitors to Costa Rica most often forget to bring – or regret bringing – just ask a hotel owner. To…

FECOP represents Costa Rica in Panamerican Sportfishing Delegation
Wetline Costa Rica
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Wetline Costa Rica
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FECOP represents Costa Rica in Panamerican Sportfishing Delegation

Todd Staley - December 5, 2017

Sport fishing groups from the United States, Mexico and several Latin American countries met in Cancún, Mexico in November for the inaugural assembly of the Panamerican Sportfishing…