Traditional masks
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Traditional masks

The Tico Times - May 18, 2018

Creating masks out of balsa wood, carved by their own hands and based on the their community's traditions, the Brunca indigenous people of Costa Rica, located in…

Verde que te quiero verde
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Verde que te quiero verde

The Tico Times - May 16, 2018

Verde que te quiero verde or "green that I want you green," just as Spanish poet Federico García Lorca wrote in his poem "Romance Sonámbulo." That's just how…

Ready for a dive
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Ready for a dive

The Tico Times - May 14, 2018

Ready to plunge into the week ahead (although probably not from this altitude)? Wishing you the best in whatever your endeavors this week from sunny Costa Rica.…

Waiting for the perfect wave
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Waiting for the perfect wave

The Tico Times - May 1, 2018

As we've observed, Costa Rican government leaders are busy today, but many others are taking advantage of the holiday to get out and about. If you're lucky enough…

Jane Goodall reads about Costa Rica with ‘Guardian of Nature’
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Jane Goodall reads about Costa Rica with ‘Guardian of Nature’

The Tico Times - April 19, 2018

Famous primatologist, anthropologist and chimpanzee specialist Jane Goodall posed this week with a copy of the book "Guardians of Nature and her Friends: Save the River," written…

‘For ills of the heart, there are the songs of Chavela’
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‘For ills of the heart, there are the songs of Chavela’

Katherine Stanley - April 9, 2018

One of the highlights of this week's International Arts Festival is an exhibit featuring photos and mementos from the life of Costa Rican-born music legend Chavela Vargas.…

Voters leave flowers at Costa Rica’s Elections Tribunal
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Elections 2018
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Voters leave flowers at Costa Rica’s Elections Tribunal

Katherine Stanley - April 4, 2018

On Wednesday, pedestrians in downtown San José could see display of flowers that had been left outside a building – not because of a tragedy, but because of…

The colors of Good Friday
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The colors of Good Friday

The Tico Times - March 30, 2018

Jonathan Jiménez (jjimenezfl) shared this image with us on the morning of Good Friday: the windows at the Parroquía de Nuestra Señora de Pilar in Tres Ríos, just…

Holy Week offerings for those in need
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Holy Week offerings for those in need

The Tico Times - March 29, 2018

People arrange agricultural products donated for people in need as part of a Holy Week event at San José's Central Park on March 28, 2018. Would you…

Sunset at Corcovado
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Sunset at Corcovado

The Tico Times - March 27, 2018

Whether your Holy Week this year is all about travel, worship or politics – or just a regular week at the office – we hope it holds at least…