5 questions for Panamanian band Señor Loop
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Uncategorized
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5 questions for Panamanian band Señor Loop

Elizabeth Lang - September 30, 2017

Having no expectations while creating music, and simply enjoying the creative process of exploring sounds: that's the essence of Panamanian band Señor Loop. For almost 20 years,…

5 questions for Costa Rican painter Mari Carmen Prada
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5 questions for Costa Rican painter Mari Carmen Prada

Elizabeth Lang - September 23, 2017

The representation of feminism through gentle, defined brush strokes and pastel colors: that's been Costa Rican painter Mari Carmen Prada's focus for the past two years. For…

Nuclear disarmament is just ‘common sense,’ says Costa Rican President Solís
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Nuclear disarmament is just ‘common sense,’ says Costa Rican President Solís

Katherine Stanley - September 21, 2017

Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís said that the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons signed by dozens of countries on Wednesday is nothing more than…

Protest, or normal San José traffic? Who can tell?
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Protest, or normal San José traffic? Who can tell?

The Tico Times - September 18, 2017

National Federation of Public Transport union members took to the streets of San José on Sept. 18 to protest a proposed public transport reform. The tried-and-true protest technique,…

5 questions for a Costa Rican photographer
Artists
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Artists
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5 questions for a Costa Rican photographer

Elizabeth Lang - September 17, 2017

Read more of our Sunday Weekend Arts Spotlight interviews here... and stay tuned for more weekly chats with artists from, in, or featuring Costa Rica. Don't have a…

PHOTOS: The beauty of Independence Day in Costa Rica
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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PHOTOS: The beauty of Independence Day in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - September 16, 2017

Photographer Priscilla Mora trained her lens on the Independence Day traditions she knows best: those of her hometown, Santo Domingo de Heredia. From the first farol, or…

Construction set to begin on San José-spanning riverwalk
Conservation
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Conservation
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Construction set to begin on San José-spanning riverwalk

Elizabeth Lang - September 14, 2017

After a year of hard work, the Costa Rican NGO Rutas Naturbanas has eagerly announced that construction is set to begin on the first stretch of the project's…

Costa Rica, The Quiz: How much has your adopted country changed you?
Expat Living
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Expat Living
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Costa Rica, The Quiz: How much has your adopted country changed you?

Katherine Stanley - September 13, 2017

See also: You can't speak Spanish without huevos What’s the sound of one hand clapping? In Costa Rica, it’s a delicious little snap-snap-snap made by holding the…

Art City Tour returns to San José for ‘Chepe in the Rain’
Art Walks
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Art Walks
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Art City Tour returns to San José for ‘Chepe in the Rain’

Katherine Stanley - September 13, 2017

Don't just hide under the covers on the couch when the rainy season gets you down. (You know, as in this 1997 portrait of Costa Rican writer…

Former U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica makes ‘Dancing with the Stars’ debut
Dance
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Dance
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Former U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica makes ‘Dancing with the Stars’ debut

Katherine Stanley - September 11, 2017

Now there's a headline we never thought we'd write. S. Fitzgerald Haney, who left his post as U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica on July 15, took the…