VIDEO: This is how you cup coffee
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VIDEO: This is how you cup coffee

Zach Dyer and Lindsay Fendt - May 26, 2016

Ever wondered how the experts know good café when they taste it? When judges traveled to Costa Rica from all over the world to award the Cup of…

The Tico Times event gives inside look at — and taste of — local craft beer scene
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The Tico Times event gives inside look at — and taste of — local craft beer scene

Michael Krumholtz - May 16, 2016

The Tico Times' first public event, which took place Saturday at the old Steinvorth bar in downtown San José, brought together key figures in the local craft…

What’s new this year in US expat taxes
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What’s new this year in US expat taxes

Kaitlin M. Krozel - April 15, 2016

While it’s nearly impossible to master the U.S. tax code, you don’t need to be a guru on the subject to demonstrate to your friends how up-to-date…

San José streets empty for Semana Santa
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Costa Rica
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San José streets empty for Semana Santa

Lindsay Fendt - March 26, 2016

The usually jam-packed Avenida Segunda sits empty on Good Friday. It may not be the beach, but as Central Valley residents spill out of the city for…

Food companies in Costa Rica pledge to reduce salt in products
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Costa Rica
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Food companies in Costa Rica pledge to reduce salt in products

L. Arias - March 25, 2016

Leaders of the Costa Rica Food Industry Chamber (CACIA) have agreed to reduce average salt/sodium levels by 15 percent in their products by 2018. Health Minister Fernando Llorca…

Costa Rica ranks among healthiest, most comfortable retirement destinations
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica ranks among healthiest, most comfortable retirement destinations

L. Arias - March 8, 2016

Costa Rica is a top option for a healthy, comfortable retirement, according to two recent surveys. The country ranked fourth overall in International Living’s 2016 list of Best Countries to Retire. It…

Bernie Sanders ‘wins’ Costa Rica in Democrats Global Primary
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Elections
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Bernie Sanders ‘wins’ Costa Rica in Democrats Global Primary

Zach Dyer - March 6, 2016

U.S. voters living in Costa Rica came out in big numbers to support Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders in his quest to become the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee…

ExpoMóvil 2016: Where Costa Rica shops for wheels
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ExpoMóvil 2016: Where Costa Rica shops for wheels

Jill Replogle - March 4, 2016

Costa Rica’s annual car show, ExpoMóvil, kicked off its 10-day event Thursday, offering consumers special financing deals and a chance to inspect nearly every new car and…

Initiative highlights Costa Rica’s need for roadway respect of cyclists
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Costa Rica
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Initiative highlights Costa Rica’s need for roadway respect of cyclists

L. Arias - February 29, 2016

“Mi familia me espera.” My family awaits me. That's one of the main messages shared recently on social media, cycling jerseys and other merchandising items as part of a…

Expats hold mass wedding to bypass Costa Rica’s ‘discriminatory’ paperwork requirement
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Costa Rica
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Expats hold mass wedding to bypass Costa Rica’s ‘discriminatory’ paperwork requirement

Michael Krumholtz - February 15, 2016

ATENAS, Alajuela -- "Miller?" a woman holding a long list called out. "They're here somewhere," a voice called back from the dense crowd. "I don't know where exactly…