Costa Rica’s cement scandal isn’t over, but public trust is unquestionably damaged
Op-Ed
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Op-Ed
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Costa Rica’s cement scandal isn’t over, but public trust is unquestionably damaged

Alvaro Murillo - October 16, 2017

The summary we published three weeks ago about the Chinese cement affair is now in the past, because every day since then has been packed with new…

Why I sometimes hate conservation – or, the ‘dolphin breeding ground’ debacle
Op-Ed
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Op-Ed
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Why I sometimes hate conservation – or, the ‘dolphin breeding ground’ debacle

Todd Staley - September 21, 2017

This fisherman is about to open a can of worms here for the second time. The first time was when I agreed with a national legislator who…

La falta de respeto por la vida en Costa Rica: necesitamos un cambio
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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La falta de respeto por la vida en Costa Rica: necesitamos un cambio

Roberto Guzmán - February 12, 2017

So that it can reach more readers, we are proud to share this op-ed in its original Spanish as well as English. To read it in English,…

Arcadio’s World
Cartoon
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Cartoon
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Arcadio’s World

Arcadio - February 11, 2017

An honest assessment of President Monge: ‘neutrality, but not too much’
A Look Back
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A Look Back
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An honest assessment of President Monge: ‘neutrality, but not too much’

Alvaro Murillo - December 19, 2016

With the death of former President Luis Alberto Monge on Nov. 29, it was necessary to take a look back at our historical record and living anecdotes.…

Hurricane Otto: Two myths swept aside in a single night
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Hurricane Otto: Two myths swept aside in a single night

Alvaro Murillo - November 28, 2016

In 2005 while I was doing a practicum at a newspaper in Spain, I overheard a designer pass off as fact a story about Costa Rica; I…