25 photos of San José street performers
Jugglers
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Jugglers
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25 photos of San José street performers

Crush Boone - January 19, 2014

Jugglers, fire dancers and clowns frequent the parks and street corners of San José. Here, Tico Times photographer Crush Boone captures the vibrant street performing scene. [gallery ids="6314,6316,6312,6311,6310,6309,6308,6307,6306,6305,6304,6298,6299,6300,6302,6297,6296,6295,6293,6288,6289,6290,6291,6292"]

Jungle Jam and 8 more things to do in Costa Rica this week
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Jungle Jam and 8 more things to do in Costa Rica this week

Robert Isenberg - January 17, 2014

Jungle Jam Like a tropical Bonnaroo, Jungle Jam continues to rock the rainforest this weekend, overtaking Jacó beach with bands and fans from all over the world.…

Volunteer group brings food to San José’s homeless
Health
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Health
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Volunteer group brings food to San José’s homeless

Robert Isenberg - January 16, 2014

Breakfast is served. There are sleeves of ham sandwiches, packets of sweet wafers, a crateful of bananas and two Rubbermaid coolers of coffee and orange juice. Seven…

To save a predator: A history of human-jaguar conflict in Costa Rica
Animal protection
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Animal protection
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To save a predator: A history of human-jaguar conflict in Costa Rica

Lindsay Fendt - January 16, 2014

On a wet September morning in La Unión, a sparsely populated town in Costa Rica’s northeast, Rolando Álvarez and his two young sons directed their horses into…

5 things to know about Costa Rica’s gigantic Palmares Festival
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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5 things to know about Costa Rica’s gigantic Palmares Festival

Lindsay Fendt - January 8, 2014

Each year in January, Ticos descend on the sleepy coffee town of Palmares, northwest of San José, for the country’s most rowdy fiesta. Palmares hosts a traditional…

Santas invade rural Costa Rica
Dining and Nightlife
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Dining and Nightlife
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Santas invade rural Costa Rica

Lindsay Fendt - December 17, 2013

The Costa Rican town of Paraíso was visited by a troop of Santa Clauses Saturday in the area's first Santacon, hosted by the local hostel Brewha Costa…

Business
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Costa Rica counts for 40 percent of CAFTA exports to the US

Zach Dyer - November 11, 2013

Looking back on the previous five years after the passing of the Dominican Republic-Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR), Costa Rica and the United States are enjoying…