Low airfares to Mexico increase tourism
Travel & Tourism
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Travel & Tourism
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Low airfares to Mexico increase tourism

The Tico Times - August 10, 2017

Volaris, Interjet, Aeromexico, Avianca and other aeronautical companies offer direct flights to Mexico starting at $198 for a round trip. Just last year, visitation of Costa Rica…

Highway to Limon partially closed until September
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Highway to Limon partially closed until September

The Tico Times - August 9, 2017

If you live in the Southern Caribbean or plan to visit between August and September this year, watch out. Highway 32 San José – Limón will have…

Sinéad O’Connor’s video on Facebook causes a stir
Photos and Video
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Photos and Video
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Sinéad O’Connor’s video on Facebook causes a stir

The Tico Times - August 8, 2017

Irish singer – song-writer Sinéad O'Connor, who rose to fame in the eighties, suffers from a bipolarity disorder and expresses her depression publicly. The Irish Grammy Award…

US Dollar price up 2 colones in last week
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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US Dollar price up 2 colones in last week

The Tico Times - August 7, 2017

The price of the US dollar has shown a slight increase over the last 7 days, according to Central Bank of Costa Rica data. The price of…

University of Costa Rica takes tree protection decision
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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University of Costa Rica takes tree protection decision

The Tico Times - August 7, 2017

Even before a pending resolution by the courts comes to a resolution, the University of Costa Rica (UCR) has decided to a change of plans and protect…

Cali Muñoz advances to US Open Surfing quarterfinals
Surf's up
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Surf's up
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Cali Muñoz advances to US Open Surfing quarterfinals

The Tico Times - August 6, 2017

Carlos “Cali” Muñoz, Jacó Surfer champion, beat Brazilian Jadson Andre in a heads-up match and is among the top eight in the tournament. This time, Cali surpassed…

Caja eliminates health care card requirement starting September 1st
Caja
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Caja
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Caja eliminates health care card requirement starting September 1st

The Tico Times - August 5, 2017

The Caja (CCSS) announces that starting September 1st, it will not be necessary to show the health care card to receive medical attention at any of the…

Remembering Jonathan
The Tico Times
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The Tico Times
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Remembering Jonathan

The Tico Times - August 3, 2017

The owner and publisher of The Tico Times, Jonathan Harris, passed away on June 29 in Escazú. Born in Costa Rica on Jan. 9, 1959, Jonathan was…

Count me in, part II: Natural Hair Sistahs 506
Musings from an Afro-Costa Rican
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Musings from an Afro-Costa Rican
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Count me in, part II: Natural Hair Sistahs 506

Natasha Gordon-Chipembere - July 18, 2017

“New research from Mintel reveals that sales of styling products have increased 26.8 percent from 2013 to estimated 2015, reaching $946 million, now comprising 35 percent of Black haircare…

A look back at a different world: Remembering the Fourth of July Picnic, 1965
Fourth of July
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Fourth of July
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A look back at a different world: Remembering the Fourth of July Picnic, 1965

Jonathan Harris - July 4, 2017

In memory of our publisher, Jonathan Harris, and in celebration of the Fourth of July Picnic whose history meant a great deal to him, we are proud…