I’ve got my eye on you
Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Tico Times Pic of the Day
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I’ve got my eye on you

The Tico Times - February 28, 2018

Andrés Madrigal (@andresmadrigalcr) captured this image of one of Costa Rica's colorful toucans. Read more about the country's most famous toucan, Grecia, below: http://www.ticotimes.net/2016/08/11/grecia-toucan-new-cage   Would you…

Osa acrobatics
Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Osa acrobatics

The Tico Times - February 11, 2018

Thanks so much to reader Caroline English who sent us her extraordinary shot of a humpback whale off the coast of Costa Rica's Osa Peninsula. Astonishing! Would…

Farewell, work week
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Pic of the Day
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Farewell, work week

Katherine Stanley - February 9, 2018

Thanks to reader Robert Murray, who sent us this photo of a recent sunset at his home in Nosara, on the Guanacaste coast in northwestern Costa Rica.…

Summer delight
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Pic of the Day
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Summer delight

The Tico Times - February 8, 2018

January had an unusual number of rainy days in store for much of Costa Rica, but so far, weather-wise, February has been... well, let's just say ahhhhhhh.…

With flags and cheers, Costa Rica faces an uncertain future on Election Eve
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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With flags and cheers, Costa Rica faces an uncertain future on Election Eve

Katherine Stanley - February 3, 2018

The weather seemed appropriate on this unusually complicated Election Eve, but at least some voters' spirits were high nonetheless. As unseasonably dark clouds drew together over San…

Costa Rica’s year in photos: festivals, scandal and victory
Year in review
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Year in review
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Costa Rica’s year in photos: festivals, scandal and victory

The Tico Times - December 29, 2017

From Turrialba Volcano spewing ash, to La Sele's joy after qualifying for the 2018 World Cup, to Costa Rican political candidates holding a debate in La Reforma prison…

PHOTOS: Carnaval in San José
Events
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Events
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PHOTOS: Carnaval in San José

AFP - December 28, 2017

A holiday tradition that returned to the streets of San José in 2016 was back again this year to delight spectators: Carnaval. The parade, which is a…

PHOTOS: Costa Rica’s Festival of Light
Holidays
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Holidays
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PHOTOS: Costa Rica’s Festival of Light

AFP - December 17, 2017

Costa Rica's traditional Festival de la Luz, a holiday parade through the heart of San José, filled the capital with holiday spirit on Saturday. This year's winner:…

PHOTOS: Costa Rica hosts World Meeting of Blue Zones
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Events
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PHOTOS: Costa Rica hosts World Meeting of Blue Zones

Mónica Quesada - December 8, 2017

Costa Rica hosted the World Meeting of Blue Zones from Nov. 16-18. The event celebrated regions around the world where people exceed the average life expectancy, oftentimes…

How a Costa Rican coconut can turn you into a ‘beautiful Barbie’
Photos & Video
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Photos & Video
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How a Costa Rican coconut can turn you into a ‘beautiful Barbie’

Katherine Stanley - December 2, 2017

When I chat with journalist and Tico Times columnist Alvaro Murillo, it's usually about politics – but this photo in his Facebook feed, published here with his permission,…