PHOTOS: Chasing Moby at Uvita’s Whale and Dolphin Festival
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Activities
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PHOTOS: Chasing Moby at Uvita’s Whale and Dolphin Festival

Kristel Segeren - September 16, 2016

The annual Whale and Dolphin Festival was held earlier this month for the eighth time in the small, Pacific coast town of Uvita. September is probably the best…

PHOTOS: Independence Eve Lantern Parade
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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PHOTOS: Independence Eve Lantern Parade

Jennifer Murillo - September 15, 2016

Happy Independence Day, Costa Rica! As is tradition, last night children all over the country paraded through the streets with homemade lanterns, or faroles, and other lit-up creations.…

PHOTOS: The rainy season in Jacó
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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PHOTOS: The rainy season in Jacó

Joe Tabacca - September 12, 2016

It's the rainiest time of the year in much of Costa Rica, including along the central Pacific coast. Thunderstorms roll across the ocean and afternoon downpours are a…

PHOTOS: Afro-Caribbean Day in Limón
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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PHOTOS: Afro-Caribbean Day in Limón

Nathalie Vigini - September 1, 2016

Each year, Costa Rica's Caribbean port town Limón throws a party on Aug. 31 to celebrate its vibrant Afro-Caribbean culture. The main event is a parade, which…

PHOTOS: Celebrating Costa Rica’s national parks
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Conservation
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PHOTOS: Celebrating Costa Rica’s national parks

Erin Skoczylas - August 24, 2016

Each year on August 24, Costa Rica celebrates its national parks, one of the country's most impressive legacies. More than one-quarter of this small country's land is protected. The…

PHOTOS: Celebrating Costa Rican moms
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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PHOTOS: Celebrating Costa Rican moms

Arnaldo González - August 15, 2016

On this Mother's Day, we asked photographer Arnaldo González to capture Costa Rican mothers around San José. To all the moms out there, for all the hard…

PHOTOS: Guanacaste celebrates 192 years of being part of Costa Rica
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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PHOTOS: Guanacaste celebrates 192 years of being part of Costa Rica

Jill Replogle - July 25, 2016

Monday marked the 192nd anniversary of the day the Partido de Nicoya, today known as Guanacaste, decided to become part of Costa Rica. Each year on July 25, the…

PHOTOS: Happy Earth Day, Costa Rica
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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PHOTOS: Happy Earth Day, Costa Rica

The Tico Times - April 22, 2016

In celebration of our little 51,100-square-kilometer stretch of earth, here are some of our favorite photos: [gallery ids="48420,31657,83102,84464,84465,84462,59195,32291,64278,52006,86580,86575,71998,31199,75927,83006,49557"]

African, Cuban migrant children in limbo at Panama-Costa Rica border
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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African, Cuban migrant children in limbo at Panama-Costa Rica border

Álvaro Sánchez - April 15, 2016

PASO CANOAS, Puntarenas -- At just 7 years old, Tiba has now been on a trying journey through unknown lands for 48 days, along with her sister…

New government lionfish commission to take on invasive species
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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New government lionfish commission to take on invasive species

Lindsay Fendt - April 14, 2016

Local efforts to curb the encroachment of invasive species in Costa Rica's Caribbean got a big boost this week with the formation of a National Commission for…