Costa Rica’s year in arts and culture
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Costa Rica’s year in arts and culture

Katherine Stanley - December 30, 2015

It was a big year on Costa Rica’s arts and entertainment scene. With so many epic concerts, great reads and other cultural news to choose from, it's…

Costa Rica’s biggest crime stories of 2015
Crime
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Crime
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Costa Rica’s biggest crime stories of 2015

Zach Dyer - December 29, 2015

Besides seeing a disappointing rise in its homicide rate over the last year, Costa Rica has been the site of major drug busts, a first-of-its-kind sex tourism case and…

What happened to the 15 people the Internet hated most in 2015?
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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What happened to the 15 people the Internet hated most in 2015?

Caitlin Dewey | The Washington Post - December 28, 2015

Slate may have declared 2014 "the year of outrage," but if you thought online discourse would mellow from that point - well, you were wildly mistaken. Scarcely…

The winners and losers of Costa Rica in 2015
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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The winners and losers of Costa Rica in 2015

Lindsay Fendt - December 28, 2015

Winners 1. Costa Rican athletes [caption id="attachment_81818" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Javier Soriano/AFP[/caption] Costa Rica may be small, but its athletes held their own on the world stage in…

3 top stories in 2015 in the world of Costa Rica football
Global
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Global
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3 top stories in 2015 in the world of Costa Rica football

MICHAEL KRUMHOLTZ - December 26, 2015

A year after the Costa Rica football team shook up the 2014 World Cup with a historically deep run into the quarterfinals, the football-obsessed Central American nation…

Costa Rica’s 2015 social media sensations
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Costa Rica’s 2015 social media sensations

Jill Replogle - December 24, 2015

Ah Facebook. And Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Vine, YouTube. Name a social media platform and you can also name someone whose reputation — even whose life — has…

The best of long-form journalism in 2015 from The Tico Times
Crime
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Crime
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The best of long-form journalism in 2015 from The Tico Times

The Tico Times - December 23, 2015

It's not easy in the daily news business to carve out the time and headspace to work on in-depth pieces. But we know that our long-form stories,…

Costa Rica’s top 5 political fiascos of 2015
Latin America
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Latin America
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Costa Rica’s top 5 political fiascos of 2015

Zach Dyer - December 22, 2015

It’s been a bruiser of a first year in office for Costa Rica President Luis Guillermo Solís. [caption id="attachment_65341" align="aligncenter" width="700"] (Via Culture Ministry)[/caption] 1. 'FIAsco' The…

Surfing year in review: 2015 a historic year for Costa Rica surf
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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Surfing year in review: 2015 a historic year for Costa Rica surf

Michael Krumholtz - December 22, 2015

A historic 2015 for Costa Rican riders put the tiny Central American country on the map of world surf yet again. With their first ever International Surfing Association (ISA)…