What to do in Costa Rica: concerts, culture and love around the country
Events
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Events
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What to do in Costa Rica: concerts, culture and love around the country

Elizabeth Lang - February 16, 2018

With Valentine’s Day just behind us, it’s time to celebrate love in all of its expressions, as well as Costa Rica’s sunniest season, with a varied selection…

Waiting for the weekend
Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Waiting for the weekend

The Tico Times - February 16, 2018

It's Friday and this Aracari bird knows it! While appreciating the sunrise at the Caribbean side of the country, the early bird glances into the horizon and…

New poll: Statistical dead heat in Costa Rica’s presidential elections
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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New poll: Statistical dead heat in Costa Rica’s presidential elections

AFP - February 15, 2018

Evangelical preacher Fabricio Alvarado and former government minister Carlos Alvarado are in a statistical tie as the second round of Costa Rica's presidential campaign enters full swing,…

Leaf or frog?
Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Leaf or frog?

The Tico Times - February 14, 2018

Our daily Costa Rican moment of zen. #tanlindacostarica

Of maes and men: intercultural marriage in Costa Rica
Maeology
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Maeology
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Of maes and men: intercultural marriage in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - February 14, 2018

At the heart of Costa Rican language and, in many ways, the heart of the way my husband talks, is the word mae. A little like “man”…

How Costa Rica’s 2018 elections moved from street to screen
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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How Costa Rica’s 2018 elections moved from street to screen

Josué Alfaro - February 14, 2018

There's less and less political interaction on the streets, but it doesn’t seem to lose its strength or validity on social media. With the first round of…

Costa Rica calls on Venezuela to react to IACHR critique
Human Rights
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Human Rights
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Costa Rica calls on Venezuela to react to IACHR critique

AFP - February 13, 2018

The government of Costa Rica has made  “a vehement call for the reestablishment of the full constitutional order, respect for every person’s human rights, protection of their…

Love in the cards
Valentine's Day
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Valentine's Day
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Love in the cards

Zach Dyer - February 13, 2018

There is a beauty parlor in San José where lonely hearts go. Off San José’s main thoroughfare, Avenida 2, below a residential tower, down a flight of…

Specialists in Costa Rica: Ship found at Punta Uva could be the Daisy Gray
Archaeology
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Archaeology
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Specialists in Costa Rica: Ship found at Punta Uva could be the Daisy Gray

The Tico Times - February 12, 2018

Specialists who have been working to identify remnants of shipwrecks in Costa Rica's Southern Caribbean say that a ship's hull brought ashore by the tides this weekend…

Costa Rica hosts renowned Coastal Challenge race
Running
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Running
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Costa Rica hosts renowned Coastal Challenge race

Elizabeth Lang - February 12, 2018

This week, Costa Rica's Southern Zone once more plays host to the Coastal Challenge, the country's most important trail running contest. This is the 14th edition of…