Tico Times: Letters to the Editor (Jan. 4, 2019)
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Tico Times: Letters to the Editor (Jan. 4, 2019)

The Tico Times - January 4, 2019

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…

Tico Times: Letters to the Editor (Dec. 28, 2018)
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Tico Times: Letters to the Editor (Dec. 28, 2018)

The Tico Times - December 28, 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…

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…

‘It happened to me’: Scammed in Costa Rica
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‘It happened to me’: Scammed in Costa Rica

Anonymous - December 8, 2018

Editor's Note: The Tico Times does not regularly publish anonymous submissions but waived that requirement because of the security concerns for the writer and the importance of this…

Reaching for the stars: Costa Ricans’ role in space exploration
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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,…

Inside Costa Rica’s Pride
Costa Rica Pride
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Costa Rica Pride
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Inside Costa Rica’s Pride

Elizabeth Lang - July 10, 2018

To clearly understand the significance of last week's Pride March in Costa Rica, we must go back to January, the month in which the pride on display last Sunday…

Costa Rica’s Oscar Arias: ‘Oliver North and the NRA deserve each other’
Opinion
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Opinion
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Costa Rica’s Oscar Arias: ‘Oliver North and the NRA deserve each other’

Oscar Arias - May 10, 2018

People who have been honest, just and compassionate deserve every second chance they can get – but how bitter it is when people who have inflicted only…

There was a problem at the polls in Costa Rica – and I was part of it
Journalism
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Journalism
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There was a problem at the polls in Costa Rica – and I was part of it

Alexander Villegas - April 5, 2018

There was a problem at the polls this Sunday that didn’t get coverage from the press, and that’s because the press was the problem. I was part…

We need to take a second look at our assumptions about gay marriage
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Op-ed
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We need to take a second look at our assumptions about gay marriage

Julio Noboa - March 29, 2018

The recent ruling by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights confirming the marital rights of LGBTQ people has elicited multiple responses throughout Latin America, with some welcoming…

Trouble in paradise: LGBTQ rights debate divides Costa Rica
Opinion
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Opinion
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Trouble in paradise: LGBTQ rights debate divides Costa Rica

Jorge Solano - March 26, 2018

The idea of Costa Rica as an oasis for gay and transgender people in Central America vanished in a single day. The perception that Costa Rica was…