A day in the life of a beach crusader in Costa Rica
A Day in the Life
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A Day in the Life
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A day in the life of a beach crusader in Costa Rica

Carolina Sevilla - November 21, 2017

I spend my time between the beach and San José. In both places, I have my morning rituals. When I’m at the beach, I usually wake up…

Happy birthday, Costa Rica – 300 days of renewable energy, that is!
Environment
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Environment
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Happy birthday, Costa Rica – 300 days of renewable energy, that is!

AFP - November 21, 2017

Costa Rica has hit a major milestone: 300 days of renewable energy use, cracking its previous record of 299 days in 2015. The Costa Rican Electricity Institute…

Canadian team wins Costa Rica’s first international ice hockey tourney
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sports
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Canadian team wins Costa Rica’s first international ice hockey tourney

Katherine Stanley - November 20, 2017

The Calgary Citizens defeated the Los Angeles Ruination 7-5 to win Costa Rica's first-ever ice hockey tournament on Sunday. The two-day tourney took place in Central America’s only…

Multipurpose malinche, an attractive and useful ornamental
Home Gardening
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Home Gardening
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Multipurpose malinche, an attractive and useful ornamental

Ed Bernhardt - November 18, 2017

Here’s another attractive ornamental that’s a favorite Costa Rican backyard patio shrub. You’ll find malinche (Caesalpinia pulcherrima) growing in just about any barrio in the country. Its…

Costa Rican Friday Happy Hour #3: ‘El Otro Gol’
It's the weekend!
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It's the weekend!
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Costa Rican Friday Happy Hour #3: ‘El Otro Gol’

Katherine Stanley - November 17, 2017

Maybe it was this morning's story on what to expect at the World Cup 2018, now that the field of 32 has been selected. Or maybe it's…

World Cup 2018: Who’s lurking behind the usual suspects?
Soccer
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Soccer
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World Cup 2018: Who’s lurking behind the usual suspects?

Peter Berlin / AFP - November 17, 2017

Lionel Messi knows the teams he fears most at the 2018 World Cup: champions Germany, Brazil, France and Spain. "I think that at the moment, they're the…

The power of kindness: Karma Tribe in Costa Rica
Giving Back
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Giving Back
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The power of kindness: Karma Tribe in Costa Rica

Pavi Ramani - November 15, 2017

I arrived in Costa Rica a year ago to teach English to third graders at a private school in Jacó. My Spanish was limited to “¿A qué…

Coming in December: a special Tico Times Print Edition
The Tico Times
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The Tico Times
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Coming in December: a special Tico Times Print Edition

The Tico Times - November 15, 2017

Have you missed flipping through a copy of The Tico Times as you enjoy your morning cafecito? We have, too. So we're very happy to announce that as…

Costa Rican student creates buffalo burger, sausage company
Business
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Business
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Costa Rican student creates buffalo burger, sausage company

Mitzi Stark - November 15, 2017

There is a new, healthy way to eat burgers and sausage, thanks to a class project by 24-year-old Andrea Bolaños. Bolaños produces these products from buffalo meat,…

Amateur Fishing Club names 2017 Tarpon Champion
Activities
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Activities
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Amateur Fishing Club names 2017 Tarpon Champion

Todd Staley - November 15, 2017

There are sounds, sights, and smells associated with events that happen in our lives. Later, when something similar passes by, an instant replay video appears in our…