On two coasts, communities mourn tourists’ deaths in Costa Rica
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Crime
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On two coasts, communities mourn tourists’ deaths in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - August 10, 2018

This past weekend, two women were slain in Costa Rican coastal communities within a 24-hour span – both foreign tourists enjoying visits to beach destinations known for…

Search continues for missing woman in Montezuma, Costa Rica
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Missing Persons
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Search continues for missing woman in Montezuma, Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - May 10, 2018

Judicial Investigation Police (OIJ) told The Tico Times this afternoon that the German tourist who disappeared from Montezuma, on Costa Rica's Nicoya Peninsula, on May 3 has…

Costa Rica studies longevity of its centenarian citizens
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica studies longevity of its centenarian citizens

L. Arias - July 13, 2017

Research seeking to evaluate the longevity of people over 100 years of age in Costa Rica started this week in the province of Guanacaste. Fernando Morales, the director…

5 questions for a Costa Rican fire performer
Artists
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Artists
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5 questions for a Costa Rican fire performer

Amanda Zúñiga - April 30, 2017

Dancing through flames and walking barefoot through the sand at Playa Sámara: That's the life of Allan Barboza. Barboza, 27, has been working as a fire performer…

Chanel’s new anti-aging serum contains Costa Rican green coffee
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Business
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Chanel’s new anti-aging serum contains Costa Rican green coffee

L. Arias - February 9, 2017

Cosmetic giant Chanel has developed a new anti-aging product with ingredients including green coffee from Costa Rica’s Nicoya Peninsula. The northwestern Pacific region, in the province of Guanacaste,…

Mel Gibson in real estate row over Guanacaste beach property
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Mel Gibson in real estate row over Guanacaste beach property

Zach Dyer - May 19, 2016

Costa Rica loves to brag about celebrities who vacation here, but the honeymoon appears to be over for one Pacific municipality and Hollywood actor Mel Gibson. The…

President Solís announces multi-million-dollar water improvements ahead of protests in Nicoya
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President Solís announces multi-million-dollar water improvements ahead of protests in Nicoya

Zach Dyer - July 25, 2015

NICOYA, Guanacaste – Tents and stalls lined the streets around Nicoya’s central plaza Friday as locals and tourists relished the respite from the day’s hot sun to listen to…

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Tom Brady tempts fate with waterfall jump in Costa Rica

Zach Dyer - April 2, 2015

https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=889540911087060 Four-time-Superbowl-winning quarterback Tom Brady took to the air last week at what appears to be Montezuma Falls near Cóbano. A voice on the video asked, “Are…

Ferry service between Puntarenas and Playa Naranjo to restart on Sunday
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Business
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Ferry service between Puntarenas and Playa Naranjo to restart on Sunday

L. Arias - March 25, 2015

Good news for vacationers planning to spend Holy Week along Costa Rica's northern Pacific coast. Ferry services between Playa Naranjo, in the Nicoya Peninsula, and the city of…

Ferry service between Puntarenas and Playa Naranjo will resume by Holy Week, MOPT promises
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Newsletter
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Ferry service between Puntarenas and Playa Naranjo will resume by Holy Week, MOPT promises

L. Arias - March 17, 2015

The ferry service between Puntarenas and Playa Naranjo, in the Nicoya Peninsula, will resume just on time for vacationers heading to North Pacific beaches during the Easter…