Through adaptive surfing, disabled athletes conquer Costa Rica’s waves
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Through adaptive surfing, disabled athletes conquer Costa Rica’s waves

Ellen Zoe Golden - May 18, 2018

Part I of III. Costa Rica already maintains a stellar reputation as a surfing destination. According to Carlos Brenes of the Costa Rica Federation of Surf (FSC),…

Tico Times readers share their goals for Costa Rica
¿Y vos qué harás?
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¿Y vos qué harás?
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Tico Times readers share their goals for Costa Rica

Elizabeth Lang - May 15, 2018

Last week we shared some videos of our team telling you what we’ll do in the upcoming four years with the change of the new government and…

Raffle raises funds for Costa Rican cancer screening, treatment
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Events
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Raffle raises funds for Costa Rican cancer screening, treatment

Katherine Stanley - April 26, 2018

Ticket sales for a raffle on Sunday with more than 50 prizes – from delicious organic foods to yoga classes to sportswear – will benefit the fight against cancer…

Costa Rican third graders ace international technology championship
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Costa Rican third graders ace international technology championship

The Tico Times - April 23, 2018

Remember our piece a few days ago about how six Costa Rican third-graders were ready to take on the world? Well, they emerged victorious: the students, all…

Guanacaste school selected as finalist in global water competition
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Conservation
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Guanacaste school selected as finalist in global water competition

The Tico Times - April 23, 2018

The Niños del Sol School in Playas del Coco, a beach town in the northwestern Costa Rican province of Guanacaste, has been chosen as a finalist in…

Jane Goodall reads about Costa Rica with ‘Guardian of Nature’
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Tico Times Pic of the Day
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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…

Nosara Animal Care raises funds for animals in need
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Call to Action
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Nosara Animal Care raises funds for animals in need

The Tico Times - April 19, 2018

Nosara Animal Care, an organization that connects generous animal lovers with local stray cats and dogs in need in coastal Guanacaste, has been focusing its efforts this…

Textiles for change: La Carpio enterprise sews with a purpose
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Business
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Textiles for change: La Carpio enterprise sews with a purpose

Elizabeth Lang - April 16, 2018

Two years ago, the System of Art Education for Social Inclusion (SIFAIS) invited people from the shantytown of La Carpio, located on the outskirts of San José,…

By the community, for the community: measuring progress in La Carpio
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By the community, for the community: measuring progress in La Carpio

Elizabeth Lang - April 12, 2018

A new study seeks not only to assess progress in a low-income San José community, but also to train some of its residents as pollsters to keep…

How Costa Rica’s Design Festival became an educational platform
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How Costa Rica’s Design Festival became an educational platform

Elizabeth Lang - April 10, 2018

This year the tradition of having a three-day event with the best creative minds, designers and innovators has morphed into an educational platform imparted along with the Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design (CIID).