Arts and culture in brief: the week ahead in Costa Rica
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Arts and culture in brief: the week ahead in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - February 26, 2016

This weekend is bursting with music all around the country, starting with the Latinoamérica Canta Festival, to be headlined by Colombian group Monsieur Periné. The three-night series…

Costa Rica tops Nicaragua 1-0 in ugly friendly
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La Sele
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Costa Rica tops Nicaragua 1-0 in ugly friendly

Michael Krumholtz - December 15, 2015

The football gods would have been better off shielding their eyes from the provincial capital of Guanacaste on Tuesday night. What was already a meaningless friendly for Costa Rica going…

U.S. trio attacked in car by mob of protesters in Liberia
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Crime
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U.S. trio attacked in car by mob of protesters in Liberia

Karl Kahler - September 7, 2015

An elderly U.S. expat and two friends were brutally attacked last week by a mob of protesters near the Liberia airport who broke out all the windows…

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Police arrest 2 US citizens on cocaine possession charges

Zach Dyer - May 26, 2014

Costa Rica's National Police arrested two U.S. citizens with the last names Little and Goges in Liberia, capital of the northwestern province of Guanacaste, over the weekend for…

Polemic news report at Venezuelan TV station prompts formal complaint from Costa Rica
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Latin America
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Polemic news report at Venezuelan TV station prompts formal complaint from Costa Rica

L. Arias - February 6, 2014

A news report aired Feb. 2 by Venezuela-based TV station Telesur stirred the political climate in Costa Rica and prompted official complaints from President Laura Chinchilla and…

Did Johnny Araya’s campaign drum up support… with Photoshop?
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Photogate
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Did Johnny Araya’s campaign drum up support… with Photoshop?

David Boddiger - January 22, 2014

Just two weeks before Costa Rica's presidential elections, National Liberation Party candidate Johnny Araya's campaign is in full swing, stopping Tuesday night for a rally in the…