Give green in Costa Rica: holiday gifts that will live on all year
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Give green in Costa Rica: holiday gifts that will live on all year

Ed Bernhardt - December 16, 2017

A warm holiday greeting from the garden to all our readers. Another year has come to an end, and it’s time to celebrate and give thanks. Here…

WATCH: Making tamales in Costa Rica
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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WATCH: Making tamales in Costa Rica

Andrés Madrigal - December 1, 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5DXrpDS0M3g Doña Flor Arguedas, 71, has been making tamales since she was 22. That was the year she got married. Her new mother-in-law told her, "Get ready.…

The perfect Costa Rican Christmas in 10 easy steps
Holidays
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Holidays
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The perfect Costa Rican Christmas in 10 easy steps

Elizabeth Lang - December 22, 2016

In Costa Rica we don’t have sleigh rides or the white Christmases of movie fame – but we do have celebrations filled with delicious food and drinks,…

Delicious eats for your holiday celebrations
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Delicious eats for your holiday celebrations

Elizabeth Lang - December 16, 2016

If you’ve got any room left in your belly after the delectable tamales most of us will eat this holiday season in Costa Rica, you might find…

Finance Ministry issues warning ahead of shopping season
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Finance Ministry issues warning ahead of shopping season

L. Arias - November 9, 2016

Online shopping will enter its high season later this month, and the Finance Ministry has warned people preparing to join the sales frenzy in Costa Rica to avoid problems…

Zapote Festivities, Traditional Tope, and other happenings around Costa Rica
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Zapote Festivities, Traditional Tope, and other happenings around Costa Rica

Amanda Zúñiga - December 25, 2015

Festejos de Fin de Año de San José (Zapote) This mega-fest in the eastern San José district of Zapote offers a little bit of everything. Find all types…

PHOTOS: Christmas 2015
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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PHOTOS: Christmas 2015

Alberto Font - December 25, 2015

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Labor Ministry receives 147 complaints over Christmas bonuses
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Business
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Labor Ministry receives 147 complaints over Christmas bonuses

L. Arias - December 25, 2015

A total of 147 workers this week filed Labor Ministry claims against employers over problems with Christmas bonuses, known in Costa Rica as aguinaldos. According to Costa Rica labor laws,…

Merry Christmas!
Holidays
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Holidays
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Merry Christmas!

Alberto Font - December 24, 2015

Give green in 2015: presents that will live on all year
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Give green in 2015: presents that will live on all year

Ed Bernhardt - December 21, 2015

A warm holiday greeting from the garden to all our readers. Another year has come to an end, and it’s time to celebrate and give thanks. Here…