President is safe after confrontation with protesters
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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President is safe after confrontation with protesters

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 3, 2018

Protesters confronted Carlos Alvarado as the Costa Rican president left the National Theater in San José on Wednesday morning. According to Enrique Arguedas, Deputy General Director of…

The Tico Times Weekly Digest: Oct. 1, 2018
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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The Tico Times Weekly Digest: Oct. 1, 2018

Alexander Villegas - October 1, 2018

The second episode of The Tico Times Weekly Digest is here: Read more about the stories mentioned above: Cats march through streets, rats scared, milk supply runs…

Cats march through streets, rats scared, milk supply runs low
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Cats march through streets, rats scared, milk supply runs low

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 26, 2018

San José — In a display of the movement’s continued momentum, tens of thousands of protesters once again shut down streets throughout Costa Rica’s capital Wednesday. A…

Nicole Arrea, the Costa Rican high school student who helped draft a law to reduce food waste
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Nicole Arrea, the Costa Rican high school student who helped draft a law to reduce food waste

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 25, 2018

San Miguel de Santo Domingo — In Latin America and the Caribbean, nearly 40 million people suffer from undernourishment, according to data from the Food and Agriculture…

Introducing the Tico Times Weekly Digest
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Introducing the Tico Times Weekly Digest

The Tico Times - September 24, 2018

We've been debuting a lot of things this year. We premiered our first 360 coverage in April during the 2018 presidential elections and then we launched our…

Tico Times 360: Whale watching tour in Marino Ballena National Park
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Tico Times 360: Whale watching tour in Marino Ballena National Park

The Tico Times - September 24, 2018

It's whale watching season in Costa Rica. Every year, thousands of humpback whales come to Costa Rica to give birth. The warm waters keep predators at bay…

General strike enters second week; Legislative Assembly starts discussing tax-reform
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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General strike enters second week; Legislative Assembly starts discussing tax-reform

The Tico Times and AFP - September 17, 2018

Today marks one week since unions around Costa Rica called for an indefinite strike to protest a proposed tax-reform bill. Carolina Hidalgo, president of the Legislative Assembly,…

Costa Rican government seeks agreement with unions to end strike
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rican government seeks agreement with unions to end strike

AFP and The Tico Times - September 16, 2018

President Carlos Alvarado urged the Catholic Church and university presidents on Friday to serve as mediators in talks with the unions that have been protesting a tax-reform…

President Ortega celebrates anniversary; Costa Rica opens shelters
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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President Ortega celebrates anniversary; Costa Rica opens shelters

The Tico Times - July 19, 2018

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega flashes the V-sign during the commemoration of the 39th Anniversary of the Sandinista Revolution at "La Fe" square in Managua on July 19,…

Costa Rica swears in its first woman Chief Prosecutor
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica swears in its first woman Chief Prosecutor

Katherine Stanley - March 13, 2018

On Monday afternoon, Emilia Navas became the first woman in Costa Rican history to be elected Chief Prosecutor. Navas, 53, has led the Prosecutor's Office as an…