WATCH: Making tamales in Costa Rica
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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WATCH: Making tamales in Costa Rica

Andrés Madrigal - December 1, 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5DXrpDS0M3g Doña Flor Arguedas, 71, has been making tamales since she was 22. That was the year she got married. Her new mother-in-law told her, "Get ready.…

Thanksgiving 2017: Where to dine in Costa Rica
Events
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Events
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Thanksgiving 2017: Where to dine in Costa Rica

Elizabeth Lang - November 22, 2017

On Thanksgiving Eve, we're happy to share a selection of dinner options awaiting you tomorrow to help you celebrate along with your loved ones. Don’t miss out…

How to make pan de muerto
Holidays
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Holidays
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How to make pan de muerto

Sonia Cordero - November 2, 2017

When talking about the dead around Halloween time, some think about ghouls and goblins and things that go bump in the night; others think of sadness, horror…

PHOTOS: The agony, the ecstasy at the Zapote bullfights
Bullfights
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Bullfights
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PHOTOS: The agony, the ecstasy at the Zapote bullfights

AFP and Tico Times Staff - December 30, 2016

Love 'em or hate 'em, the controversial bullfights at Zapote, the heart of the annual year-end festivities there, are synonymous with New Year's in Costa Rica. Here…

What’s open, closed during the holidays
Business
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Business
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What’s open, closed during the holidays

L. Arias - December 24, 2016

While most public offices in Costa Rica closed for the holidays on Friday, others will work special hours starting today. Here is a list of schedules of…

Dining options for your New Year’s celebrations
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Events
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Dining options for your New Year’s celebrations

Elizabeth Lang - December 23, 2016

New Year’s is right around the corner, and Costa Rica offers various options for those seeking to enjoy a delicious meal along with family and friends. Sedate, luxurious…

Delicious eats for your holiday celebrations
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Delicious eats for your holiday celebrations

Elizabeth Lang - December 16, 2016

If you’ve got any room left in your belly after the delectable tamales most of us will eat this holiday season in Costa Rica, you might find…

The 12 best Costa Rican-made holiday gifts from the Mercado Tropical
Artists
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Artists
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The 12 best Costa Rican-made holiday gifts from the Mercado Tropical

Elizabeth Lang - December 9, 2016

The holiday season has arrived, and along with it, the Mercado Tropical, which will take place again this year at the urban market shopping center Combai in…

Thanksgiving feasts, festivities abound in Costa Rica 2016
Holidays
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Holidays
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Thanksgiving feasts, festivities abound in Costa Rica 2016

Katherine Stanley - November 22, 2016

Hungry for turkey and all the fixings? A wide array of options are available for Thanksgiving revelers this year. Here are just a few of the best…

Supreme Court bans use of national symbols in liquor ads
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Booze
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Supreme Court bans use of national symbols in liquor ads

L. Arias - July 24, 2016

As Costa Ricans celebrate one of the country's most patriotic holidays Monday, the ads for the beer they'll be drinking should, if legal, be notably unpatriotic. The Constitutional…