Why hello there
The Alvarado Administration
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The Alvarado Administration
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Why hello there

AFP - November 14, 2018

Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado posed for a photo shoot while in France at the invitation of President Emmanuel Macron. Alvarado participated in the Paris Peace Forum…

Our first successful Kickstarter funds The Tico Times Dispatch
Uncategorized
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Uncategorized
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Our first successful Kickstarter funds The Tico Times Dispatch

The Tico Times - November 13, 2018

Thank you for helping us fund the next episode of The Tico Times Dispatch. Thanks to readers like you, our next podcast will focus on machismo and…

A conversation with Christiana Figueres: ‘Costa Rica punches above its weight’
Changemakers
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Changemakers
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A conversation with Christiana Figueres: ‘Costa Rica punches above its weight’

The Costa Rica USA Foundation (CRUSA) - November 13, 2018

For many in Costa Rica, Christiana Figueres needs no introduction. The daughter of iconic revolutionary and president José “Pepe” Figueres Ferrer and his second wife, Karen Olsen,…

A conversation with Steve Aronson: ‘The character of Costa Ricans will save us’
Changemakers
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Changemakers
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A conversation with Steve Aronson: ‘The character of Costa Ricans will save us’

The Costa Rica USA Foundation (CRUSA) - November 8, 2018

Steve Aronson may have chosen to make his life in a country renowned for laid-back pura vida, but he’s the ultimate multitasker. As soon as he picks…

This week in the Peace Corps: Día del Negro y Afrodescendientes
Changemakers
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Changemakers
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This week in the Peace Corps: Día del Negro y Afrodescendientes

Jose M. / Peace Corps Costa Rica - November 5, 2018

Día del Negro, as it is known locally, is my favorite holiday I have had the joy of celebrating during my Peace Corps service in Costa Rica.…

Commemorate Remembrance and Veteran’s Day in Costa Rica
Events
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Events
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Commemorate Remembrance and Veteran’s Day in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - November 2, 2018

On Sunday Nov. 11, 2018 at 3:00 p.m., the Escazú Christian Fellowship will host a service to commemorate Remembrance Day and Veterans’ Day in Costa Rica. The…

Off the eaten path: Taj Mahal
Dining
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Dining
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Off the eaten path: Taj Mahal

William Ayre - November 2, 2018

Taj Mahal is well-known and might not be as “off the eaten path” as some of the other restaurants I review, but it was back when I…

Help fund our new podcast on street harassment in Costa Rica
sexual harassment
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sexual harassment
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Help fund our new podcast on street harassment in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - October 30, 2018

Click here to support us with a donation  The Tico Times is a small operation; every episode of our podcast requires studio time, recording equipment, an audio…

This week in the Peace Corps: Lessons from indigenous communities in Limón province
Changemakers
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Changemakers
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This week in the Peace Corps: Lessons from indigenous communities in Limón province

Crystal / Regional Peace Corps Leader - October 22, 2018

After four years with Peace Corps Costa Rica, I am reflective about living and working in indigenous communities throughout Limón Province. As a youth development volunteer for…

Mexico opens border to women and children from migrant caravan
Honduras
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Honduras
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Mexico opens border to women and children from migrant caravan

AFP - October 20, 2018

Mexican authorities on Saturday allowed dozens of women and children from the Honduran migrant caravan to pass into its territory, the country's ambassador to Guatemala said. Luis…