Choreographer and former Costa Rican resident MaryLu Tosi dies at 91
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Arts and Culture
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Choreographer and former Costa Rican resident MaryLu Tosi dies at 91

The Tico Times - April 5, 2017

Choreographer and performer MaryLu Tosi, who lived in Costa Rica with her family for many years, died on March 30 at the age of 91 in Ft. Myers,…

Dean Hinton, former U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica, dies at 94
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En paz descanse
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Dean Hinton, former U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica, dies at 94

The Tico Times - April 5, 2017

The distinguished Career Ambassador Deane R. Hinton died on the morning of March 28 at his home in Escazú, west of San José. He was 94 years old.…

The election was over, and yet we marched
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Costa Rica
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The election was over, and yet we marched

Katie Quirk - January 23, 2017

See also: Hundreds turn out for San José Women's March When my family moved from the United States to Monteverde, Costa Rica, for a year, my husband…

5 questions for a French-African painter in Costa Rica
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Artists
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5 questions for a French-African painter in Costa Rica

Amanda Zúñiga - January 22, 2017

At the beach in Jacó, painter Delphine Reveau devotes her days to painting positive things, including her favorite subjects: dogs and children. The self-taught artist, 46, who…

PHOTOS: Hundreds turn out for San José Women’s March
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Costa Rica
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PHOTOS: Hundreds turn out for San José Women’s March

AFP and Tico Times - January 21, 2017

Hundreds of people packed the streets of San José today for a demonstration of solidarity with the Women's March on Washington. The U.S. event, which inspired hundreds of…

5 questions for a U.S. writer in Costa Rica
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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5 questions for a U.S. writer in Costa Rica

Amanda Zúñiga - November 6, 2016

Mary Smathers grew up and spent her entire life in the San Francisco Bay Area. On a trip to Costa Rica, however, she and her husband fell in love…

If you are an ‘expat,’ or thinking about ‘expatriating,’ think about this
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Business
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If you are an ‘expat,’ or thinking about ‘expatriating,’ think about this

Stanley Foodman - September 30, 2016

Thinking about giving up your U.S. citizenship pending the results of the presidential election in November? Concerned because you have been an “expat” for a long time…

PHOTOS: The American Colony’s 56th annual Fourth of July picnic
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Expat Living
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PHOTOS: The American Colony’s 56th annual Fourth of July picnic

The Tico Times - July 4, 2016

The Stars and Stripes flew high on Sunday as United States citizens and their Costa Rican family and friends gathered to celebrate the Fourth of July at Cervecería Costa…

Costa Rica ranks among healthiest, most comfortable retirement destinations
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica ranks among healthiest, most comfortable retirement destinations

L. Arias - March 8, 2016

Costa Rica is a top option for a healthy, comfortable retirement, according to two recent surveys. The country ranked fourth overall in International Living’s 2016 list of Best Countries to Retire. It…