A plan to decarbonize by 2050 – how will Costa Rica pay for it?
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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A plan to decarbonize by 2050 – how will Costa Rica pay for it?

Alexander Villegas - February 26, 2019

On Sunday, Costa Rica announced its vision for the future, and it’s carbon-free. Christiana Figueres, who’s heading the United Nations fight on climate change, took to the…

Tico Times Weekly Digest
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The Tico Times Weekly Digest: Feb. 25, 2019

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 25, 2019

This week in Costa Rica (Feb. 25, 2019): ------------------------------------- Featured News Stories ------------------------------------- Guaidó-appointed ambassador takes possession of Venezuelan embassy in Costa Rica At Costa Rica’s request,…

Costa Rica
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Operation Lapa-1 in Crucitas

Alexander Villegas - February 13, 2019

Operation Lapa-1 took place in late January to help restore order in Crucitas. Check out our story "What's going on in Crucitas" to learn more about what's…

Tico Times Weekly Digest
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The Tico Times Weekly Digest: Feb. 11, 2019

Alexander Villegas - February 11, 2019

In this week's digest, we look at how the #MeToo movement came to Costa Rica last week. Advisory: Explicit details of alleged sexual assault This week in…

A chat with Nat Geo’s “Untamed: Costa Rica” host Filipe DeAndrade
Environment & Wildlife
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Environment & Wildlife
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A chat with Nat Geo’s “Untamed: Costa Rica” host Filipe DeAndrade

Sandy Sandoval - February 11, 2019

Costa Rica is home to 4 percent of the world’s species and is a major destination for anyone interested in wildlife. That's what brought wildlife filmmaker Filipe…

Slothy Sundays: Keeping an eye out
Environment & Wildlife
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Environment & Wildlife
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Slothy Sundays: Keeping an eye out

The Tico Times - February 10, 2019

Did you know that sloths can turn their heads almost all the way around? A sloth can turn its head up to 270 degrees, looking almost completely…

Former Miss Costa Rica files second sexual abuse claim against Óscar Arias
#MeToo
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#MeToo
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Former Miss Costa Rica files second sexual abuse claim against Óscar Arias

Tico Times and AFP - February 8, 2019

A second woman filed a criminal complaint for sexual abuse against former Costa Rican president and Nobel Peace laureate Óscar Arias, local press said on Friday. Costa…

Europeans, Latin Americans to meet on Venezuela crisis
Latin America
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Latin America
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Europeans, Latin Americans to meet on Venezuela crisis

AFP / Jordane Bertrand and Lujan Scarpinelli - February 7, 2019

An international meeting to negotiate a solution to the Venezuelan crisis was set to open Thursday in Montevideo as President Nicolás Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó…

News
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The Tico Times Weekly Digest: Feb. 4, 2019

Alexander Villegas - February 4, 2019

Clowns, beer and a Guinness world record. See more in this week's Tico Times Weekly Digest. Puerto Viejo Deep Dive – “Social Circus” helps kids build self-esteem,…

Costa Rica, EU and Latam contact group on Venezuela will meet Thursday
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica, EU and Latam contact group on Venezuela will meet Thursday

AFP - February 3, 2019

European and Latin American countries that form an "international contact group" hoping to end Venezuela's political crisis will hold their first meeting in Montevideo on Thursday, the…