Inside Costa Rica’s Pride
Costa Rica Pride
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Costa Rica Pride
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Inside Costa Rica’s Pride

Elizabeth Lang - July 10, 2018

To clearly understand the significance of last week's Pride March in Costa Rica, we must go back to January, the month in which the pride on display last Sunday…

5 questions for a Costa Rican musician, dancer and model
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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5 questions for a Costa Rican musician, dancer and model

Elizabeth Lang - July 8, 2018

Costa Rican musician, dancer and model David Castillo has forged a short yet passionate path through the arts since he was four years old, exploring various artistic…

The dark side of Nicaragua
No Sugar Please
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No Sugar Please
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The dark side of Nicaragua

Álvaro Murillo - July 5, 2018

On November 2016 I published a piece at Semanario Universidad entitled “Nicaragua, at the border of dictatorship” and I remember that many friends, contacts and readers criticized…

Power lines and wildlife electrocutions: A deadly problem
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Power lines and wildlife electrocutions: A deadly problem

Helene Engler - July 4, 2018

In this two-part series, Helene Engler looks at the danger that power lines pose to Costa Rican wildlife, the debate surrounding the issue, and the activists trying…

What to do on the 4th of July in Costa Rica
Events
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Events
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What to do on the 4th of July in Costa Rica

Elizabeth Lang - July 3, 2018

Looking for a place to celebrate the 242nd Independence Day of the United States here in Costa Rica? Here are two activities you can enjoy with your…

PHOTOS: Pride March in Costa Rica
Costa Rica Pride
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Costa Rica Pride
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PHOTOS: Pride March in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - July 2, 2018

Costa Ricans celebrated Pride Month with a Pride March on July 1. A sea of rainbow colors, signs and national flags spanned from Paseo Colón to the…

Hotel program conserves scarlet macaws in the Central Pacific Area
corporate social responsibility
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corporate social responsibility
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Hotel program conserves scarlet macaws in the Central Pacific Area

Elizabeth Lang - July 2, 2018

Costa Rica is home to approximately 1,600 scarlet macaws or ara macaos, a population that is distributed throughout Central Pacific Conservation Area (600), the Osa Conservation area…

How Sean Miranda made history in Costa Rica
Costa Rica Pride
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Costa Rica Pride
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How Sean Miranda made history in Costa Rica

Elizabeth Lang - July 1, 2018

In 2001, a child is born in Desamparados, just south of San José, and is welcomed at the Miranda Solís household. The child is a girl who…

5 questions for a Costa Rican musicologist, composer and writer
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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5 questions for a Costa Rican musicologist, composer and writer

Elizabeth Lang - June 30, 2018

For Susan Campos, music is a discipline, but also a means of exploration, learning and education. Ever since she can remember, music has been her one true…

Who killed Kenisha?
LGBTQ Community
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LGBTQ Community
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Who killed Kenisha?

Carlos Andrés Madrigal for Semanario Universidad / Punto y Aparte - June 29, 2018

She was identified as a “transvestite man” when her body was found in an abandoned lot near the Justice Tribunal of Limón. She died in a country that…