All eyes on Russia: Costa Rica awaits World Cup draw
World Cup 2018
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World Cup 2018
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All eyes on Russia: Costa Rica awaits World Cup draw

Katherine Stanley - December 1, 2017

Costa Rica, along with the other 31 participants in next year's World Cup, is awaiting the draw today that will determine the groups that will face off…

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…

CRUSA, Amigos of Costa Rica launch Tico Times philanthropy news section
Changemakers
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Changemakers
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CRUSA, Amigos of Costa Rica launch Tico Times philanthropy news section

David Gutiérrez and Muni Figueres - November 28, 2017

Costa Rica is a small country that has never been afraid to take on big challenges – and it’s clear that spirit is contagious. Every day, Costa Ricans,…

Panamanian president Varela: China to accelerate its Latin American rise
Foreign trade
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Foreign trade
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Panamanian president Varela: China to accelerate its Latin American rise

AFP - November 28, 2017

PANAMA CITY  – China is taking steps to increase its presence in Panama in order to expand its influence throughout Latin America, according to Panamanian president Juan…

BREAKING: Costa Rican prosecutor dies after shooting at his home
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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BREAKING: Costa Rican prosecutor dies after shooting at his home

Katherine Stanley - November 23, 2017

Costa Rican prosecutor Hans de la O Solís died early Thursday morning after being shot at his home in the southern part of the capital, San José.…

A day in the life of a beach crusader in Costa Rica
A Day in the Life
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A Day in the Life
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A day in the life of a beach crusader in Costa Rica

Carolina Sevilla - November 21, 2017

I spend my time between the beach and San José. In both places, I have my morning rituals. When I’m at the beach, I usually wake up…

Happy birthday, Costa Rica – 300 days of renewable energy, that is!
Environment
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Environment
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Happy birthday, Costa Rica – 300 days of renewable energy, that is!

AFP - November 21, 2017

Costa Rica has hit a major milestone: 300 days of renewable energy use, cracking its previous record of 299 days in 2015. The Costa Rican Electricity Institute…

Canadian team wins Costa Rica’s first international ice hockey tourney
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sports
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Canadian team wins Costa Rica’s first international ice hockey tourney

Katherine Stanley - November 20, 2017

The Calgary Citizens defeated the Los Angeles Ruination 7-5 to win Costa Rica's first-ever ice hockey tournament on Sunday. The two-day tourney took place in Central America’s only…

The power of kindness: Karma Tribe in Costa Rica
Giving Back
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Giving Back
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The power of kindness: Karma Tribe in Costa Rica

Pavi Ramani - November 15, 2017

I arrived in Costa Rica a year ago to teach English to third graders at a private school in Jacó. My Spanish was limited to “¿A qué…

Costa Rican student creates buffalo burger, sausage company
Business
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Business
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Costa Rican student creates buffalo burger, sausage company

Mitzi Stark - November 15, 2017

There is a new, healthy way to eat burgers and sausage, thanks to a class project by 24-year-old Andrea Bolaños. Bolaños produces these products from buffalo meat,…