Hügelkultur: tricky on the tongue, astonishing results in the garden
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Home Gardening
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Hügelkultur: tricky on the tongue, astonishing results in the garden

Ed Bernhardt - March 4, 2017

One of the advantages of exhibiting our farm’s herbal products at our local organic market has been the opportunity to talk with other farmers and gardeners. It’s…

Here’s how you can donate to Hurricane Otto relief in Costa Rica
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Caribbean
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Here’s how you can donate to Hurricane Otto relief in Costa Rica

Michael Krumholtz - November 25, 2016

Hurricane Otto left Costa Rica Friday with significant damage, particularly in parts of the Northern Zone, where 10 deaths and a number of disappearances have been reported as…

Strong earthquake off El Salvador felt in Costa Rica
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Central America
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Strong earthquake off El Salvador felt in Costa Rica

Michael Krumholtz - November 24, 2016

While the country braces for Hurricane Otto, a 7.2-magnitude earthquake originating off the coast of El Salvador was felt on Costa Rican soil Thursday around 12:45 p.m. local time. This resulted…

Otto becomes a Category 2 hurricane, approaches Caribbean coast
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Otto becomes a Category 2 hurricane, approaches Caribbean coast

Katherine Stanley - November 24, 2016

For complete coverage, follow us on Facebook or refresh this link throughout the day on Thursday. San José awoke to light gray skies, perfectly normal for a…

What to do as Costa Rica braces for Hurricane Otto
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Caribbean
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What to do as Costa Rica braces for Hurricane Otto

Michael Krumholtz - November 23, 2016

The late-season tropical storm Otto is expected to hit Costa Rica as a hurricane as soon as Wednesday night, and officials have urged local residents and tourists to take…

5 things you might not know about patacones
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5 things you might not know about patacones

Jack Donnelly - October 29, 2016

Take a hard green plantain (plátano), cut it crosswise into rounds, fry them in oil, mash them flat, and fry them in oil again. If this doesn’t…

Vehicle insurance costs to go up in November
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Vehicle insurance costs to go up in November

L. Arias - October 28, 2016

The National Insurance Institute (INS) will begin collecting mandatory vehicle circulation permits, or marchamos, for 2017 on Nov. 1, and motorists will likely have to pay more than…

Civil Registry now issues digital birth, marriage and death certificates
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Civil Registry now issues digital birth, marriage and death certificates

L. Arias - October 24, 2016

Costa Ricans who are living abroad or outside the capital – or those who just want to avoid waiting in line – can now request and receive…

What’s open, closed in Costa Rica for the holidays
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Business
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What’s open, closed in Costa Rica for the holidays

The Tico Times - December 17, 2015

As Christmas and New Year's approach, here are the holiday hours that banks, embassies, government offices and private businesses are keeping this year: BANKS: Banco Improsa (2284-4040) will be closed…

Fiat trial on child’s fiery death seen renewing push for Jeep recall
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Fiat trial on child’s fiery death seen renewing push for Jeep recall

Erik Larson and Margaret Cronin Fisk - March 24, 2015

BAINBRIDGE, Georgia — A trial that began Tuesday in this south Georgia town is renewing demand for a massive recall of older Jeep models whose fuel tanks,…