Welcome to Bound Brook, New Jersey, ground zero of Costa Rican migration to the US
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Welcome to Bound Brook, New Jersey, ground zero of Costa Rican migration to the US

David Boddiger - December 22, 2015

BOUND BROOK, New Jersey – Few people know it, but this flood-prone little town on the banks of New Jersey’s Raritan River is the birthplace of the…

Presidential fashion: Best 5 outfits President Solís sported in 2015
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Presidential fashion: Best 5 outfits President Solís sported in 2015

Zach Dyer - December 21, 2015

Clothes make the man, the saying goes, and President Luis Guillermo Solís took the adage to heart this year. Being president is a political and ceremonial post in…

Star Wars: ‘The Force Awakens’ in Costa Rica on Thursday
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Star Wars: ‘The Force Awakens’ in Costa Rica on Thursday

Zach Dyer - December 17, 2015

It takes place in a galaxy far, far away but the long wait is finally over. The seventh episode of the Star Wars saga, “The Force Awakens,”…

Reggae royalty with a new rhythm: Ky-mani Marley
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Reggae royalty with a new rhythm: Ky-mani Marley

Katherine Stanley - November 21, 2015

It has to be tough to be one of Bob Marley’s sons: You are forever living in the shadow of one of the greatest artists of all…

Choreographers Festival begins Thursday at San José’s National Theater
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Choreographers Festival begins Thursday at San José’s National Theater

Amanda Zúñiga - November 18, 2015

Ready for a weekend of marveling at Costa Rica's best dance compositions? The 32nd edition of the Choreographers Festival will take over the National Theater in downtown San José for…

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The ‘Fifth Beatle’ Andy White dies at 85

David Boddiger - November 11, 2015

[caption id="attachment_80144" align="aligncenter" width="500"] (Via New York Metro Pipe Band Facebook)[/caption] NEW YORK – Andy White, a session musician who played drums on the first Beatles hit but…

PHOTOS: Snapshots of Costa Rica’s Independence Day Parade
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PHOTOS: Snapshots of Costa Rica’s Independence Day Parade

Alberto Font - September 15, 2015

San José celebrated Costa Rica's Independence Day with a traditional parade along Avenida Segunda that – as usually is the case – was full of music and color, with hundreds…

Keith Richards says ‘Sgt. Pepper’ was ‘rubbish’
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Keith Richards says ‘Sgt. Pepper’ was ‘rubbish’

David Boddiger - August 6, 2015

NEW YORK – Half a century later, the famous rivalry between The Beatles and The Rolling Stones may not be over. Stones guitarist Keith Richards in a new…

PHOTO REPORT: The 191st anniversary of the Annexation of Nicoya is a hot, lively affair
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PHOTO REPORT: The 191st anniversary of the Annexation of Nicoya is a hot, lively affair

David Boddiger - July 27, 2015

See also: Water protests greet Costa Rica's Solís in Nicoya during annual festival On Saturday, the people of Costa Rica’s northwestern province of Guanacaste dusted off their cowboy boots…

5 things you should know before Saturday’s Annexation of the Partido de Nicoya festival
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5 things you should know before Saturday’s Annexation of the Partido de Nicoya festival

Amanda Zúñiga - July 24, 2015

On Saturday, the people of Costa Rica’s northwestern province of Guanacaste will dust off their cowboy boots and head out for a traditional Tico celebration at the annual Annexation…