5 questions for a U.S. painter and writer in Costa Rica
Artists
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Artists
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5 questions for a U.S. painter and writer in Costa Rica

Amanda Zúñiga - December 4, 2016

"Following vivid dreams and color signposts, she left New Mexico at the height of the 2008 U.S. financial crisis for a life she could never have planned…

Arrests made in case of murdered Dutch couple and laborer
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Costa Rica
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Arrests made in case of murdered Dutch couple and laborer

Michael Krumholtz - December 1, 2016

Officials from the Judicial Investigation Police (OIJ) arrested four people Wednesday morning in connection with a triple murder in Sardinal, Puntarenas that happened nearly a year ago. After…

Campaign aims to ‘defeat Trump’ by encouraging more U.S. expat votes
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Costa Rica
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Campaign aims to ‘defeat Trump’ by encouraging more U.S. expat votes

Michael Krumholtz - September 14, 2016

International activist network Avaaz hopes to make it easier for U.S. expats to vote in the upcoming U.S. presidential election — with the ultimate aim of making sure Donald Trump…

Inside Costa Rica’s Sloth Sanctuary: Horror show or a solution to a complicated issue?
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Animal protection
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Inside Costa Rica’s Sloth Sanctuary: Horror show or a solution to a complicated issue?

Michael Krumholtz - August 1, 2016

CAHUITA, Limón -- There’s an area in the back of Costa Rica’s Sloth Sanctuary that most visitors do not see. More than 100 injured adult sloths are kept in rows…

Tacos4Ticos gives back through football
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Business
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Tacos4Ticos gives back through football

Michael Krumholtz - June 22, 2016

When Adam Baker and his colleague Richard Bexon began their community outreach program that donates football equipment to impoverished kids in the western San José district of Pavas, Baker admits the…

Canadian expats in Costa Rica hope to regain right to vote
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Canada
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Canadian expats in Costa Rica hope to regain right to vote

Zach Dyer - April 18, 2016

Joan Dewar, a Canadian citizen who has been living near Grecia, Costa Rica since 2005, got a rude surprise when she tried to vote in Canada's federal elections…

UK documentary series seeks British families going back to nature in Costa Rica
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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UK documentary series seeks British families going back to nature in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - January 7, 2016

Costa Rica could be the next breathtaking location featured in a U.K. documentary series called "Escape to the Wild." The show’s producers are on the lookout for…

Costa Rica’s Supreme Court tells Talamanca: You can’t declare environmentalist expats ‘personas non grata’ 
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Environment and Wildlife
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Costa Rica’s Supreme Court tells Talamanca: You can’t declare environmentalist expats ‘personas non grata’ 

Zach Dyer - July 28, 2015

Two expats in Costa Rica have won an appeal against the local government of Talamanca, which declared the foreigners “personas non grata" in the Caribbean beach town of Puerto Viejo…

Expat Living
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US expat and UCR professor emeritus dies in traffic accident on Costa Rica’s central Pacific coast

L. Arias - November 18, 2014

U.S. expat and longtime Costa Rican resident William Albert Bussing Burhaus, 81, died Monday evening after the vehicle in which he was a passenger collided into a highway barrier near…