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…

Of snow, kindness and Northern Lights: a Costa Rican in Manitoba, Canada
Please Send Coffee!
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Please Send Coffee!
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Of snow, kindness and Northern Lights: a Costa Rican in Manitoba, Canada

Gustavo Díaz Cruz - December 14, 2017

My mom named me Gustavo Adolfo. I was born in Puntarenas, next to the sea, but my home was in Cedral, a small town of Montes de…

FECOP represents Costa Rica in Panamerican Sportfishing Delegation
Wetline Costa Rica
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Wetline Costa Rica
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FECOP represents Costa Rica in Panamerican Sportfishing Delegation

Todd Staley - December 5, 2017

Sport fishing groups from the United States, Mexico and several Latin American countries met in Cancún, Mexico in November for the inaugural assembly of the Panamerican Sportfishing…

A second round, Holy Sunday and the poor electoral menu
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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A second round, Holy Sunday and the poor electoral menu

Alvaro Murillo - November 29, 2017

Let’s assume it's a fact that Costa Rica will vote for its next president for the first time in our history on Easter Sunday, the day on…

My little brother: remembering Kevin
En paz descanse
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En paz descanse
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My little brother: remembering Kevin

Todd Staley - November 27, 2017

It is a shame when tragic events happen near the holidays; they always come to mind as the holiday nears. It has been five years since my…

Multipurpose malinche, an attractive and useful ornamental
Home Gardening
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Home Gardening
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Multipurpose malinche, an attractive and useful ornamental

Ed Bernhardt - November 18, 2017

Here’s another attractive ornamental that’s a favorite Costa Rican backyard patio shrub. You’ll find malinche (Caesalpinia pulcherrima) growing in just about any barrio in the country. Its…

Amateur Fishing Club names 2017 Tarpon Champion
Activities
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Activities
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Amateur Fishing Club names 2017 Tarpon Champion

Todd Staley - November 15, 2017

There are sounds, sights, and smells associated with events that happen in our lives. Later, when something similar passes by, an instant replay video appears in our…

The bird who rules Costa Rica, and the language of rain
Maeology
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Maeology
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The bird who rules Costa Rica, and the language of rain

Katherine Stanley - November 14, 2017

It was still pitch black when I sat up in bed, thoroughly annoyed. “What is that damned noise?” I asked my husband, on whom the incredible din…

Count me in, part III: Carmen Miller and Costa Rican ‘Sisterlocks’
Musings from an Afro-Costa Rican
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Musings from an Afro-Costa Rican
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Count me in, part III: Carmen Miller and Costa Rican ‘Sisterlocks’

Natasha Gordon-Chipembere - November 9, 2017

Third in a three-part series that focuses on making visible the thriving natural hair movement among Afro-descended Costa Ricans within the context of the larger natural hair…

Why not get the max out of your house sale?
Real estate
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Real estate
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Why not get the max out of your house sale?

Ivo Henfling - November 1, 2017

Every property seller wants to get the best price for their house, as well as the best conditions possible. Unfortunately, sellers almost never cooperate in creating the…