PHOTOS: Nicaraguans in Costa Rica gather to support their country during hard times
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Nicaragua
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PHOTOS: Nicaraguans in Costa Rica gather to support their country during hard times

The Tico Times - April 24, 2018

A group of Nicaraguans who live in Costa Rica gathered at the Plaza de la Democracia in downtown San José on April 21 to demonstrate their love…

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…

Safety fears lead CONCACAF to cancel women’s U17 event in Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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Safety fears lead CONCACAF to cancel women’s U17 event in Nicaragua

AFP - April 23, 2018

The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) cancelled the remainder of its Women's Under-17 Championship in Nicaragua over safety concerns related to ongoing…

5 questions for Costa Rica’s indigenous Jirondai Project
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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5 questions for Costa Rica’s indigenous Jirondai Project

Elizabeth Lang - April 22, 2018

Preserving the ancestral traditions of Costa Rica's eight indigenous cultures: that's the mission that the Jirondai Project has been pursuing for 12 years now. The project has…

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

W22 Galería hosts ‘Escazú Project’ exhibit
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Arts and Culture
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W22 Galería hosts ‘Escazú Project’ exhibit

Elizabeth Lang - April 19, 2018

Located in a small space at the corner of the Plaza del Río commercial plaza in Escazú, west of San José, you can find the W22 Galería,…

It’s official: Roger Waters will perform in Costa Rica
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Events
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It’s official: Roger Waters will perform in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - April 19, 2018

The concert producer MOVE Concerts announced on its Facebook profile Thursday that Roger Waters bring his "Us + Them" tour to Costa Rica later this year. According…

Following illegal entry, authorities reiterate: don’t visit Turrialba’s crater
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Volcano
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Following illegal entry, authorities reiterate: don’t visit Turrialba’s crater

The Tico Times - April 19, 2018

After three people broke into a protected area in Turrialba Volcano National Park on Saturday and photographed themselves at the active volcano's crater, authorities reiterated their warnings…

PHOTOS: The final days of Costa Rica’s International Arts Festival
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Events
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PHOTOS: The final days of Costa Rica’s International Arts Festival

Elizabeth Lang - April 16, 2018

For the past 10 days, San José played host once more to the International Arts Festival (FIA), which brought a varied selection of dance, theater and musical…

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,…