Tico Times: Letters to the Editor (Dec. 21, 2018)
Editorial
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Editorial
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Tico Times: Letters to the Editor (Dec. 21, 2018)

The Tico Times - December 21, 2018

The Tico Times is proud to be an independent, English-language news source in Costa Rica. Our readers regularly submit editorials and responses to our articles; we appreciate…

Reaching for the stars: Costa Ricans’ role in space exploration
Op-Ed
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Op-Ed
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Reaching for the stars: Costa Ricans’ role in space exploration

Bruce Callow - November 24, 2018

Last September, the book "To the Stars: Costa Rica in NASA" was launched by the Costa Rican Institute of Technology’s publishing house. This bilingual book, which I co-authored,…

Lifeguards call for help in Costa Rica: support their work in Osa
Changemakers
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Changemakers
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Lifeguards call for help in Costa Rica: support their work in Osa

Perry Gladstone - October 20, 2018

Over the last four years, the Lifeguards of Costa Ballena have performed 240 in-water rescues, administered first aid 100 times and prevented thousands of incidents along the…

Solving Costa Rica’s traffic and pollution problem
Op-Ed
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Op-Ed
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Solving Costa Rica’s traffic and pollution problem

Daphne Blanchard - July 16, 2018

The explosive growth of its gasoline-dependent transportation sector has caused an embarrassing stain on Costa Rica’s green reputation. While it touts 99 percent of its electricity as…

The testimony I never gave
#MeToo
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#MeToo
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The testimony I never gave

Mariana Loría Truque - June 16, 2018

I testify today, because I still can. I don’t know where to start. It feel like I never do, because it’s the type of story that begs…

Everyone loves Costa Rican seafood – but how was it caught?
Op-Ed
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Op-Ed
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Everyone loves Costa Rican seafood – but how was it caught?

Jorge Jiménez - May 11, 2018

"Anyway, like I was sayin', shrimp is the fruit of the sea. You can barbecue it, boil it, broil it, bake it, saute it. There's uh, shrimp-kabobs,…

Nicaragua’s primal scream
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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Nicaragua’s primal scream

Tim Rogers / Univision - April 21, 2018

This time feels different. There's an energy I haven't felt before. A sense of urgency. A groundswell. The people of Nicaragua aren't afraid anymore. Now the government…

Goodbye, Fabricio!
No Sugar Please
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No Sugar Please
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Goodbye, Fabricio!

Álvaro Murillo - April 6, 2018

The former candidate Fabricio Alvarado (National Restoration, PRN) passed from being the revelation candidate of the campaign to become a system challenger of traditional coexistence that we as Costa Ricans could criticize, but are not willing to lose.

Dear Costa Rica: This is just getting started
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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Dear Costa Rica: This is just getting started

Bernardo Montes de Oca - March 31, 2018

I usually turn in my column to my editor-in-chief well ahead of time. This time around I'll admit that, just like those homework assignments we used to…

The dream of a community called La Carpio
Op-Ed
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Op-Ed
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The dream of a community called La Carpio

Marielos Méndez - March 22, 2018

On Tuesday, March 21, the first phase of construction of La Carpio’s new primary school was officially inaugurated by President Luis Guillermo Solís, First Lady Mercedes Peñas,…