Giving birth through Costa Rica’s public health care system
Expat Living
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Expat Living
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Giving birth through Costa Rica’s public health care system

Jill Replogle - August 15, 2015

In honor of Mother’s Day and in hopes of providing useful information to moms and families, The Tico Times is proud to share the first-person accounts of…

Welcome, baby ocelot: It’s Mother’s Day at Zoo Ave, too
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Welcome, baby ocelot: It’s Mother’s Day at Zoo Ave, too

Mitzi Stark - August 15, 2015

Chila just became a mother for the first time – but she's not ready to step out with her baby yet. She finds it is better to…

Mom raises family by day, studies crime fighting by night
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Mom raises family by day, studies crime fighting by night

Zach Dyer - August 15, 2015

Zeneyda Flores’ day starts at 5:00 a.m. -- to get her children, Libby, Zack and Liath, up and ready for school. That is, when she doesn’t have to…

West Side (Birth) Story: Isla arrives at CIMA
Health
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Health
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West Side (Birth) Story: Isla arrives at CIMA

Gabriela Díaz Musmanni - August 15, 2015

In honor of Mother's Day and in hopes of providing useful information to moms and families, The Tico Times is proud to share the first-person accounts of…

Special Olympics star gives mom a golden gift
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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Special Olympics star gives mom a golden gift

Michael Krumholtz - August 15, 2015

Somehow, Jeannette Gamboa didn’t cry. When her daughter Catalina Cervantes won a pair of gold medals in tennis at the recent Special Olympics in Los Angeles, California,…

Mamalicious: Our Mother’s Day list of San José’s best desserts
Dining and Nightlife
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Dining and Nightlife
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Mamalicious: Our Mother’s Day list of San José’s best desserts

Katherine Stanley and Amanda Zúñiga - August 14, 2015

Roses? Breakfast in bed? Hand-made cards? Sure thing. But for many eager-to-please offspring hoping to hit the mark this Mother's Day, the safest bet is taking Mom…

Voca People show, Mother’s Day festivities and other events around Costa Rica
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Voca People show, Mother’s Day festivities and other events around Costa Rica

Amanda Zúñiga - August 14, 2015

Music: The Voca People A group of aliens from planet Voca, somewhere behind the sun where people can only communicate through musical and vocal sounds, landed on…

Mother’s Day deals vary hugely around Costa Rica, survey finds
Business
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Business
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Mother’s Day deals vary hugely around Costa Rica, survey finds

L. Arias - August 12, 2015

Before you rush out to your nearest department store to get mom that fancy espresso machine she's been eyeing, do a little research. Your pocketbook will thank you.…

Why women need Father’s Day
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Why women need Father’s Day

Katherine Stanley - June 21, 2015

The ugly tie. The useless gadget. The misshapen clay ashtray for the man who doesn’t smoke. Father’s Day can be a wonderful time to acknowledge the men…

Súper Mamá: A Costa Rican mother advocates for autism
Día de la Madre
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Día de la Madre
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Súper Mamá: A Costa Rican mother advocates for autism

Robert Isenberg - August 15, 2014

Maribell Madrigal Cisneros sits down with her son, Marco Antonio, at a round dining table. She takes out a coloring book filled with basic words, and she…