President Solís pledges to repair road to Monteverde by next year
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Business
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President Solís pledges to repair road to Monteverde by next year

L. Arias - June 12, 2017

The long-awaited project to build an asphalt road to replace the current gravel road to Monteverde will begin today, President Luis Guillermo Solís confirmed during an inspection…

To pave or not to pave? Monteverde’s ongoing roadway saga
Monteverde
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Monteverde
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To pave or not to pave? Monteverde’s ongoing roadway saga

Marshall Cobb - May 23, 2017

See also: Monteverde - You can get there from here, but you'll need some pura vida “Three, two, one…pavement!” Our car magically stopped rattling. The radio was…

Monteverde: You can get there from here, but you’ll need some pura vida
Dispatch from Monteverde
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Dispatch from Monteverde
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Monteverde: You can get there from here, but you’ll need some pura vida

Marshall Cobb - April 23, 2017

We’re pleased to introduce a new column from Monteverde resident Marshall Cobb, who will share commentary on this unique and storied community northwest of San José. Eager…

Resisting climate change feather by feather in Monteverde
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Artists
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Resisting climate change feather by feather in Monteverde

Paul Smith - April 22, 2017

I will never forget an announcement after a Quaker Meeting in Monteverde 45 years ago when an elderly member got up to demonstrate the marvel of something…

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…

Pioneer Monteverde conservationist Wilford ‘Wolf’ Guindon dies at 85
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Conservation
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Pioneer Monteverde conservationist Wilford ‘Wolf’ Guindon dies at 85

Kay Chornook - April 26, 2016

This obit is reprinted with permission from the Monteverde Friends School. It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of the passing of Wilford Guindon,…

Dealing with climate change in Costa Rica’s treasured Monteverde cloud forest
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Climate Change
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Dealing with climate change in Costa Rica’s treasured Monteverde cloud forest

Amanda Zúñiga - January 9, 2016

MONTEVERDE, Puntarenas – Climate change is one of the most troubling problems of the decade. It already has caused significant consequences across the globe, and Costa Rica is no exception. The cloud forest…

Monteverde’s community radio station aims to inform and entertain town’s diverse population
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Arts and Culture
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Monteverde’s community radio station aims to inform and entertain town’s diverse population

Michael Krumholtz and Amanda Zuñiga - December 21, 2015

MONTEVERDE, Puntarenas -- Up the dust-covered trail that overlooks a chain of valleys below, a faint echo hums from the modest, wooden shack where the front door gets easily jammed.…

Last-minute getaways for the holidays
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Arts and Culture
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Last-minute getaways for the holidays

Amanda Zúñiga - December 20, 2015

Sometimes those last few weeks before the holidays are so hectic that you forget to plan for the holidays. Well, we at The Tico Times did some…

Costa Rica’s Moon Run highlights Monteverde’s hidden side
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Monteverde
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Costa Rica’s Moon Run highlights Monteverde’s hidden side

Michael Krumholtz - December 14, 2015

MONTEVERDE, Puntarenas -- As they race this daunting, 62-kilometer ultramarathon, there's a small stretch where the runners are required to do the most counterintuitive thing imaginable: walk. Participants…