Costa Rica, Lima Group call for urgent audit of Venezuelan elections
Latin America
693 views
Latin America
693 views

Costa Rica, Lima Group call for urgent audit of Venezuelan elections

The Tico Times - October 18, 2017

The 12 countries that make up the recently formed Lima Group demanded on Tuesday that an urgent “independent audit” of the Venezuelan electoral process be carried out.…

10 tips for selling a property without a real estate agent
Real Estate
767 views
Real Estate
767 views

10 tips for selling a property without a real estate agent

The Tico Times - October 18, 2017

Is selling a property without a real estate agent a good option in Costa Rica? Some property owners simply don’t like to hire a real estate agent,…

‘Pura vida’ on a mission: Monteverde recovers from Tropical Storm Nate
Dispatch from Monteverde
1387 views
Dispatch from Monteverde
1387 views

‘Pura vida’ on a mission: Monteverde recovers from Tropical Storm Nate

The Tico Times - October 17, 2017

“The road is gone. Destroyed. The landslide covers everything.” I stared intently at my neighbor in the passenger seat. I had picked him up after dropping off…

Costa Rica’s cement scandal isn’t over, but public trust is unquestionably damaged
Op-Ed
2387 views
Op-Ed
2387 views

Costa Rica’s cement scandal isn’t over, but public trust is unquestionably damaged

The Tico Times - October 16, 2017

The summary we published three weeks ago about the Chinese cement affair is now in the past, because every day since then has been packed with new…

PHOTOS: Our favorite moments from Hanna Gabriels’ big night
sports
1685 views
sports
1685 views

PHOTOS: Our favorite moments from Hanna Gabriels’ big night

The Tico Times - October 15, 2017

The Costa Rican boxing phenom Hanna Gabriels defeated Dominican opponent Oxandia Castillo by unanimous decision at San José's Gimnasio Nacional on Friday night, thereby retaining her World…

VIDEO: U.S. Ambassador Day signs donation of ships to Costa Rican Coast Guard
Costa Rica
2234 views
Costa Rica
2234 views

VIDEO: U.S. Ambassador Day signs donation of ships to Costa Rican Coast Guard

The Tico Times - October 14, 2017

New U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica Sharon Day and Public Security Minister Gustavo Mata visited the port of Caldera on the Central Pacific coast on Friday to…

With crocodile concerns high, legal decision looms in population control case
Crocodile attacks
3827 views
Crocodile attacks
3827 views

With crocodile concerns high, legal decision looms in population control case

The Tico Times - October 14, 2017

See also: Why one Costa Rican lawyer is suing the government over crocodiles A legal case before the courts may bite back at the population growth of…

Catch me if you can
World Cup 2018
1844 views
World Cup 2018
1844 views

Catch me if you can

The Tico Times - October 10, 2017

A Panamanian fan ran onto the field after her team classified for the 2018 World Cup by defeating Costa Rica 2-1 in Panama City on Oct. 10.…

One community’s story of Tropical Storm Nate: landslides, fear and resilience
Dispatch from Monteverde
8348 views
Dispatch from Monteverde
8348 views

One community’s story of Tropical Storm Nate: landslides, fear and resilience

The Tico Times - October 9, 2017

Read more of Marshall Cobb's Dispatches from Monteverde here. Early in the morning this past Thursday, my insomnia and I surfed the net. One story in particular…

PHOTOS: Costa Rica clinches World Cup 2018 berth
La Sele
1906 views
La Sele
1906 views

PHOTOS: Costa Rica clinches World Cup 2018 berth

The Tico Times - October 7, 2017

It was looking grim for La Sele, but time was on Costa Rica's side in tonight's World Cup qualifier. Kendall Waston's header deep into injury time gave…