How Costa Rica’s Design Festival became an educational platform
Changemakers
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Changemakers
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How Costa Rica’s Design Festival became an educational platform

Elizabeth Lang - April 10, 2018

This year the tradition of having a three-day event with the best creative minds, designers and innovators has morphed into an educational platform imparted along with the Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design (CIID).

5 questions for Costa Rican artist Raudyn Alfaro
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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5 questions for Costa Rican artist Raudyn Alfaro

Elizabeth Lang - April 8, 2018

Using art as a tool to honor the history of Costa Rican coffee, but also to vividly depict Costa Rican identity: that's Raudyn Alfaro's goal. The merging…

See all The Tico Times’ 360 videos from Costa Rica’s election
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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See all The Tico Times’ 360 videos from Costa Rica’s election

Katherine Stanley - April 7, 2018

This week, Costa Rica elected Carlos Alvarado as its 48th president in an unexpected landslide. As it has since 1958 (the first election after our founding in…

Costa Rican scientists discover new bacteria
Science & Tech
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Science & Tech
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Costa Rican scientists discover new bacteria

Katherine Stanley - February 22, 2018

You know you've made it when you've got a strain of Listeria named after you. "Listeria costaricensis" is the official name for a new bacteria identified by…

Headed your way: a second Special Print Edition
The Tico Times
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The Tico Times
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Headed your way: a second Special Print Edition

The Tico Times - February 6, 2018

There's a lot to talk about in Costa Rica these days, and we're proud to announce that our second Tico Times Special Print Edition will be published…

Why I believe Costa Rica will learn, heal and rise
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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Why I believe Costa Rica will learn, heal and rise

Diego Delfino - February 6, 2018

At three in the morning, the phone rang. You know, when it rings at that hour, that it's not a good thing. You know. With our hearts…

Live blog: Costa Rica’s 2018 election results
Election Day
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Election Day
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Live blog: Costa Rica’s 2018 election results

The Tico Times - February 4, 2018

After a volatile and uncertain election season and with a huge percentage of undecideds coming into the final stretch, we simply don't know much about what is…

How the Tamarindo Labyrinth was created
Travel & Tourism
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Travel & Tourism
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How the Tamarindo Labyrinth was created

Elizabeth Lang - January 29, 2018

SANTA ROSA, TAMARINDO, GUANACASTE – Nature abounds in all colors, sizes and shapes at La Senda farm. "La Senda" means "the path," or the path in life,…

Costa Rica adopts electric transport law to reduce emissions
Energy
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Energy
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Costa Rica adopts electric transport law to reduce emissions

AFP - January 26, 2018

Costa Rica adopted a new law Thursday to incentivize electric transport with a long-term view to eliminating hydrocarbon-powered vehicles in the country, responsible for most of Costa…

Therapeutic abortion: a Costa Rican right ensnared in doubts and fears
Therapeutic Abortion
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Therapeutic Abortion
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Therapeutic abortion: a Costa Rican right ensnared in doubts and fears

Paula Umaña - January 25, 2018

On Nov. 29, 2017, journalism student Paula Umaña published an in-depth feature for the weekly Semanario Universidad as part of Punto y Aparte, a mentoring program for young journalists. The…