Puerto Viejo Deep Dive: Surfing the Caribbean’s gnarly waves
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Limón
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Puerto Viejo Deep Dive: Surfing the Caribbean’s gnarly waves

Manuel Martinez - January 20, 2019

Sunshine, surfing and reggae make Puerto Viejo one of the preferred destinations of many Costa Ricans. There’s something about the Caribbean that makes you relax, and feel at…

Slothy Sundays: A topsy-turvy world
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Slothy Sundays: A topsy-turvy world

The Tico Times - January 20, 2019

Did you know that sloths spend 90 percent of their time upside down? Equipping wild sloths with backpacks that track their movements, a researcher in Costa Rica…

Colombia blames deadly Bogota car bombing on ELN rebels
19th of April Student Movement
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19th of April Student Movement
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Colombia blames deadly Bogota car bombing on ELN rebels

Florence Panoussian / AFP - January 18, 2019

The Colombian government on Friday blamed leftist ELN rebels for the bombing of a police training academy in Bogota that killed 20 people as well as the…

Off the eaten path: Cebolla Verde
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Dining
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Off the eaten path: Cebolla Verde

William Ayre - January 18, 2019

For the last 20 years, La Cebolla Verde has been an icon along the calle vieja – or old road – that winds its way up and…

Eight dead in car bomb attack at Colombian police school
Colombia
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Colombia
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Eight dead in car bomb attack at Colombian police school

AFP - January 17, 2019

A car bomb attack on a police cadet training school in the Colombian capital Bogota left at least eight people dead and 10 injured on Thursday, the…

Throwback Thursday
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Throwback Thursday: Pocho the crocodile funeral

The Tico Times - January 17, 2019

This article was originally published on Oct. 17, 2011 The final time Chito and Pocho took center stage seemed no less stirring, hard-to-believe and ridiculous than the…

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…