PHOTOS: Behind the scenes at Nicoya’s Good Friday procession
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Costa Rica
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PHOTOS: Behind the scenes at Nicoya’s Good Friday procession

Amanda Zúñiga - April 15, 2017

Despite the approximately 35°C heat in Nicoya this Good Friday, residents dressed up and went out to the streets to recreate the Via Crucis. The Good Friday crucifixion procession…

Only 17 cantons will enforce dry law during Holy Week
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Business
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Only 17 cantons will enforce dry law during Holy Week

L. Arias - April 5, 2017

As of Wednesday evening, 17 of Costa Rica’s 81 municipalities have confirmed that they will prohibit the sale of alcohol during Holy Week, the National Union of Local…

What’s open, closed during the holidays
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What’s open, closed during the holidays

L. Arias - December 24, 2016

While most public offices in Costa Rica closed for the holidays on Friday, others will work special hours starting today. Here is a list of schedules of…

Dining options for your New Year’s celebrations
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Events
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Dining options for your New Year’s celebrations

Elizabeth Lang - December 23, 2016

New Year’s is right around the corner, and Costa Rica offers various options for those seeking to enjoy a delicious meal along with family and friends. Sedate, luxurious…

The perfect Costa Rican Christmas in 10 easy steps
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Holidays
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The perfect Costa Rican Christmas in 10 easy steps

Elizabeth Lang - December 22, 2016

In Costa Rica we don’t have sleigh rides or the white Christmases of movie fame – but we do have celebrations filled with delicious food and drinks,…

Delicious eats for your holiday celebrations
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Costa Rica
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Delicious eats for your holiday celebrations

Elizabeth Lang - December 16, 2016

If you’ve got any room left in your belly after the delectable tamales most of us will eat this holiday season in Costa Rica, you might find…

Thanksgiving feasts, festivities abound in Costa Rica 2016
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Holidays
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Thanksgiving feasts, festivities abound in Costa Rica 2016

Katherine Stanley - November 22, 2016

Hungry for turkey and all the fixings? A wide array of options are available for Thanksgiving revelers this year. Here are just a few of the best…

International Peace Day in Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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International Peace Day in Costa Rica

Mitzi Stark - September 22, 2016

September 21 was International Peace Day around the world. The idea of a day to promote peace and ceasefires was introduced to the United Nations in 1981…

PHOTOS: Guanacaste celebrates 192 years of being part of Costa Rica
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Arts and Culture
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PHOTOS: Guanacaste celebrates 192 years of being part of Costa Rica

Jill Replogle - July 25, 2016

Monday marked the 192nd anniversary of the day the Partido de Nicoya, today known as Guanacaste, decided to become part of Costa Rica. Each year on July 25, the…

Supreme Court bans use of national symbols in liquor ads
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Supreme Court bans use of national symbols in liquor ads

L. Arias - July 24, 2016

As Costa Ricans celebrate one of the country's most patriotic holidays Monday, the ads for the beer they'll be drinking should, if legal, be notably unpatriotic. The Constitutional…