Tico Times Weekly Digest
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The Tico Times Weekly Digest: Feb. 25, 2019

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 25, 2019

This week in Costa Rica (Feb. 25, 2019): ------------------------------------- Featured News Stories ------------------------------------- Guaidó-appointed ambassador takes possession of Venezuelan embassy in Costa Rica At Costa Rica’s request,…

News
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The Tico Times Weekly Digest: Feb. 4, 2019

Alexander Villegas - February 4, 2019

Clowns, beer and a Guinness world record. See more in this week's Tico Times Weekly Digest. Puerto Viejo Deep Dive – “Social Circus” helps kids build self-esteem,…

Eight dead in car bomb attack at Colombian police school
Colombia
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Colombia
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Eight dead in car bomb attack at Colombian police school

AFP - January 17, 2019

A car bomb attack on a police cadet training school in the Colombian capital Bogota left at least eight people dead and 10 injured on Thursday, the…

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The Tico Times Weekly Digest: Jan. 14, 2019

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 14, 2019

Read the stories mentioned above: Costa Rica names Maduro critic Manuel Ventura as new Foreign Minister Scientist tags shark that killed United States tourist off Cocos Island…

Armed men rob boat with 23 tourists in Tortugero
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Armed men rob boat with 23 tourists in Tortugero

Alexander Villegas - December 23, 2018

Twenty-three tourists aboard a boat in Pococí, Limón were robbed at gunpoint Saturday morning. Police confirmed that three hooded men carrying firearms intercepted the boat, which was…

PHOTO: Turning waste into virtual currency
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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PHOTO: Turning waste into virtual currency

AFP - December 18, 2018

Costa Rica discards 564 tons of plastic per day of which only 14 are recycled, according to the Ministry of Health's Office of Environmental Health in charge…

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The Tico Times Weekly Digest: Dec. 03, 2018

Alexander Villegas - December 3, 2018

Read the stories mentioned above: Costa Rica celebrates 70 years without an army Costa Rica offers to host COP25 after Brazil withdraws The Tico Times visits Puerto…

Colon tanks, Costa Rica raises interest rates to slow inflation
Business
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Business
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Colon tanks, Costa Rica raises interest rates to slow inflation

AFP and The Tico Times - November 1, 2018

For the first time in history, the Costa Rican Colon surpassed 600 colones per dollar. On Wednesday, some banks were reporting an exchange rate of ₡616 for…

The Tico Times Weekly Digest: Oct. 22, 2018
Tico Times Weekly Digest
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Tico Times Weekly Digest
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The Tico Times Weekly Digest: Oct. 22, 2018

Alexander Villegas - October 22, 2018

It's Monday everyone. That means it's time for another dose of The Tico Times Weekly Digest. This week's Digest is brought to you by Selina Cowork and…

Silvia Baltodano: passion for Costa Rica’s musical theater
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Silvia Baltodano: passion for Costa Rica’s musical theater

Iva Alvarado - October 21, 2018

The curiosity to meet artists at their workspace led me to Silvia Baltodano; an actress, singer, dancer, teacher, activist and more. She's also the director of Luciérnaga…