Costa Rican students, journalist denounce police aggression after protest
News
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News
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Costa Rican students, journalist denounce police aggression after protest

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 13, 2018

Over the course of 15 years as a journalist, Javier Córdoba says he has never experienced anything like the events of Wednesday evening. As he was reporting…

Three hours with a Costa Rican songwriter
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Three hours with a Costa Rican songwriter

Iva Alvarado - September 2, 2018

In 2017, Berenice Jiménez represented Costa Rica in the International Festival of Songwriters, an achievement that came to her unexpectedly and kept her in the public eye.…

Espresso gets NSFW treatment in Franco’s ‘carajillo’ cocktail
Drinks
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Drinks
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Espresso gets NSFW treatment in Franco’s ‘carajillo’ cocktail

Natalia Díaz - August 31, 2018

  I set out to get coffee at Franco with some friends, but the afternoon heat was so intense that all I could think of was to drink…

Off the eaten path: Coconut
Off the eaten path
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Off the eaten path
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Off the eaten path: Coconut

William Ayre - August 31, 2018

In North America we like to use the phrase “Chinese food” quite broadly: it’s a general term when discussing this kind of food, or foods that we…

The pride of Costa Rica is UEFA’s Goalie of the Year
Keylor Navas
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Keylor Navas
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The pride of Costa Rica is UEFA’s Goalie of the Year

The Tico Times and AFP - August 31, 2018

Costa Rican star goalkeeper Keylor Navas received the UEFA Champions League Goalkeeper of the Season award on Aug. 30, ahead of the draw for UEFA Champions League…

There’s still time to get to Costa Rica’s book fair – here’s why you should
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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There’s still time to get to Costa Rica’s book fair – here’s why you should

Mitzi Stark - August 28, 2018

The Book Fair is on, and there's still time to attend! For the 19th year in a row, the Antigua Aduana building on Calle 23, Avenidas 7-9,…

Ecuador invites Costa Rica and other countries to discuss Venezuelan migration
Latin America
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Latin America
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Ecuador invites Costa Rica and other countries to discuss Venezuelan migration

AFP - August 22, 2018

Ecuador is organizing a meeting with the ministers from 13 countries in South and Central America to discuss the exceptionally high number of Venezuelans migrants escaping the…

7 questions for a Chilean muralist in Costa Rica
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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7 questions for a Chilean muralist in Costa Rica

Kate Hanley - August 19, 2018

JACÓ – The latest artist to unleash his professional talent through Artify Jacó, a project that promotes the arts in Costa Rica’s Central Pacific, is Chilean muralist…

Costa Rica’s high court: Same-sex marriage should be legal (someday)
Costa Rica Pride
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Costa Rica Pride
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Costa Rica’s high court: Same-sex marriage should be legal (someday)

AFP and The Tico Times - August 9, 2018

Costa Rica's Supreme Court of Justice released a ruling at midnight Wednesday stating that the prohibition of same-sex marriage is unconstitutional – and that the Legislative Assembly has…

Nicaraguan government blames opposition for 197 protest deaths
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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Nicaraguan government blames opposition for 197 protest deaths

AFP - August 8, 2018

MANAGUA, Nicaragua – The Nicaraguan government on Tuesday accused the opposition of "coup-driven terrorism" and blamed it for 197 deaths that have occurred in nearly four months of…