Nosara Animal Care raises funds for animals in need
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Call to Action
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Nosara Animal Care raises funds for animals in need

The Tico Times - April 19, 2018

Nosara Animal Care, an organization that connects generous animal lovers with local stray cats and dogs in need in coastal Guanacaste, has been focusing its efforts this…

New grant program seeks to boost Costa Rican nonprofits
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Changemakers
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New grant program seeks to boost Costa Rican nonprofits

The Tico Times - April 4, 2018

Outstanding Costa Rican nonprofit organizations seeking to jumpstart their fundraising, outreach, or overall capacity can now apply for support from a new source. The Costa Rica USA…

Great food for local causes: ‘Festival de Vida’ begins in Atenas
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Events
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Great food for local causes: ‘Festival de Vida’ begins in Atenas

Elizabeth Lang - March 9, 2018

For three days, the Central Park of Atenas, Alajuela, will host the Festival de Vida (Festival of Life) including more than 30 different food stands. Visitors can…

On Women’s Day, a former First Lady of Costa Rica nears a milestone
Film
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Film
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On Women’s Day, a former First Lady of Costa Rica nears a milestone

Katherine Stanley - March 8, 2018

This week, a special Washington, DC screening of the documentary film "First Lady of the Revolution" honored the life of Henrietta Boggs, the U.S. citizen who became…

Kids Saving the Rainforest: the Costa Rican initiative that’s gone global
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Changemakers
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Kids Saving the Rainforest: the Costa Rican initiative that’s gone global

Ellen Zoe Golden - February 26, 2018

In the last year, the Kids Saving the Rainforest organization, headquartered in Manuel Antonio on Costa Rica's Central Pacific coast, has made great strides toward continuing the…

National Geographic-Lindblad Expeditions ship makes first visit to Osa Peninsula
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Cruises
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National Geographic-Lindblad Expeditions ship makes first visit to Osa Peninsula

The Tico Times - December 8, 2017

National Geographic and Lindblad Expeditions touched down for the first time on Costa Rica's renowned Osa Peninsula this week for a visit to the Caminos de Osa…

Osa Peninsula organization promotes human development, conservation
Giving Back
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Giving Back
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Osa Peninsula organization promotes human development, conservation

Randall Ureña - December 6, 2017

In the middle of the lush rainforest of Costa Rica's Osa Peninsula, the Corcovado de Carate Integral Development Association, or ADI Corcovado Carate, was created in 2012 by…

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

New alliances seek to boost Costa Rica’s sustainable agricultural, fishing exports
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Business
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New alliances seek to boost Costa Rica’s sustainable agricultural, fishing exports

The Tico Times - November 27, 2017

Two new public-private alliances seek to open new doors for Costa Rica in international markets by building sustainable green and blue value chains that protect the country's…

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…