Meet Sarai González, the inspiring Tica in Bomba Estéreo’s “Soy Yo” video
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Artists
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Meet Sarai González, the inspiring Tica in Bomba Estéreo’s “Soy Yo” video

Elizabeth Lang - October 26, 2016

If you've sampled social media at any time during the past couple of months, you've probably tapped your toes to “Soy Yo” (“I'm Me”). The music video for…

Make Costa Rica great again?
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Costa Rica
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Make Costa Rica great again?

Alvaro Murillo - September 29, 2016

The Tico Times is proud to present this new column from Álvaro Murillo, an experienced journalist who specializes in political coverage and has written for La Nación,…

U.S. Congress looks to condition loans to Nicaragua on political changes
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Costa Rica
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U.S. Congress looks to condition loans to Nicaragua on political changes

AFP - September 23, 2016

Nicaraguan politicians and economists expressed concern Thursday after the United States House of Representatives passed a bill calling for economic sanctions against Daniel Ortega's government for restricting free…

Campaign aims to ‘defeat Trump’ by encouraging more U.S. expat votes
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Costa Rica
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Campaign aims to ‘defeat Trump’ by encouraging more U.S. expat votes

Michael Krumholtz - September 14, 2016

International activist network Avaaz hopes to make it easier for U.S. expats to vote in the upcoming U.S. presidential election — with the ultimate aim of making sure Donald Trump…

Presidents Obama, Solís sign historic security donation for Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Presidents Obama, Solís sign historic security donation for Costa Rica

L. Arias - August 22, 2016

Costa Rica President Luis Guillermo Solís, U.S. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joseph Biden announced an unprecedented donation of security equipment for Costa Rica on Monday during…

Arcadio’s World
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Cartoon
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Arcadio’s World

By Arcadio - July 31, 2016

US top court splits on high-stakes immigration debate
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US top court splits on high-stakes immigration debate

Olivia Hampton | AFP - April 18, 2016

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court appeared closely divided Monday as it weighed President Barack Obama's plan to shield nearly half of the nation's 11 million undocumented…

Bernie Sanders’ CAFTA reversal pledge worries Costa Rica businesses
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Business
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Bernie Sanders’ CAFTA reversal pledge worries Costa Rica businesses

Zach Dyer - March 18, 2016

Criticizing U.S. trade deals has become potent political ammunition for presidential candidates this election year. As candidates threaten to re-negotiate trade deals to get America “winning” again,…

Obama promises human rights talk with Castro
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Cuba
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Obama promises human rights talk with Castro

AFP - March 14, 2016

HAVANA, Cuba – U.S. President Barack Obama, who visits Cuba in a week, promised dissidents he would directly discuss human rights issues with their president, Raúl Castro, in…

Obama’s brutal assessment of the rise of Donald Trump
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Donald Trump
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Obama’s brutal assessment of the rise of Donald Trump

Niraj Chokshi | The Washington Post - March 12, 2016

Donald Trump's ascendance is nothing if not surprising. Pundits thought he would flame out early; he has done things that could have ended other campaigns; and his…