Costa Rica adopts electric transport law to reduce emissions
Energy
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Energy
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Costa Rica adopts electric transport law to reduce emissions

AFP - January 26, 2018

Costa Rica adopted a new law Thursday to incentivize electric transport with a long-term view to eliminating hydrocarbon-powered vehicles in the country, responsible for most of Costa…

Making their case in the final days
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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Making their case in the final days

AFP - January 26, 2018

From left, Costa Rican presidential candidates Rodolfo Piza of the Social Christian Unity Party (PUSC), Juan Diego Castro of the National Integration Party (PIN), Rodolfo Hernández of…

Therapeutic abortion: a Costa Rican right ensnared in doubts and fears
Therapeutic Abortion
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Therapeutic Abortion
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Therapeutic abortion: a Costa Rican right ensnared in doubts and fears

Paula Umaña - January 25, 2018

On Nov. 29, 2017, journalism student Paula Umaña published an in-depth feature for the weekly Semanario Universidad as part of Punto y Aparte, a mentoring program for young journalists. The…

The Last Supper, Caribbean-style
Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Tico Times Pic of the Day
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The Last Supper, Caribbean-style

The Tico Times - January 24, 2018

Our daily Costa Rican moment of zen. #tanlindacostarica

New poll in Costa Rica shows huge surge for evangelical pastor
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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New poll in Costa Rica shows huge surge for evangelical pastor

AFP - January 23, 2018

While nearly a third of Costa Rican voters remain undecided less than two weeks before the presidential and legislative elections, a recent poll shows that the evangelical…

Tamarindo gears up for Art Wave Festival
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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Tamarindo gears up for Art Wave Festival

Ellen Zoe Golden - January 23, 2018

Tamarindo is preparing for another cultural immersion: the 2018 Tamarindo Art Wave is coming to town on Jan. 25-27. This year’s version of the popular festival will…

PHOTOS: Protesters call for secular state in Costa Rica
protests
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protests
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PHOTOS: Protesters call for secular state in Costa Rica

AFP - January 21, 2018

Hundreds of people gathered on Saturday in front of the cathedral in Costa Rica's capital, San José, to demand a secular state, in one of the few…

Court ruling close at hand on Costa Rican, Nicaraguan borders
Border dispute
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Border dispute
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Court ruling close at hand on Costa Rican, Nicaraguan borders

AFP - January 21, 2018

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) at The Hague has announced that on Feb. 2, it will issue its ruling about the maritime border between Nicaragua and…

Gay marriage postponed in Costa Rica due to legal impediment
Human rights
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Human rights
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Gay marriage postponed in Costa Rica due to legal impediment

AFP - January 20, 2018

A Venezuelan-Costa Rican couple has postponed what would have been the first gay wedding in Costa Rica following a pronouncement from the Inter-American Court of Human Rights…

Why we’re marching for a secular state
Op-ed
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Op-ed
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Why we’re marching for a secular state

Zulay Martínez - January 19, 2018

Yo sí quiero un estado laico (I do want a secular state) is a collective that deeply believes that religion and the state should be separated so…