Entry-level surf event opens doors for Guanacaste kids
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Costa Rica
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Entry-level surf event opens doors for Guanacaste kids

Ellen Zoe Golden - November 14, 2016

A quick look around Tamarindo Beach on Saturday and you’d have thought you were seeing a professional, national surf competition. After all, there were tents, sponsor signage,…

Crocodile that attacked U.S. surfer captured in Tamarindo
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Animal welfare
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Crocodile that attacked U.S. surfer captured in Tamarindo

Michael Krumholtz - October 25, 2016

The crocodile that attacked a U.S. surfer in July in Tamarindo's Playa Grande Estuary was reported captured on Monday. Officials with the National System of Conservation Areas…

Why one Costa Rican lawyer is suing the government over crocodiles
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Costa Rica
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Why one Costa Rican lawyer is suing the government over crocodiles

Michael Krumholtz - October 17, 2016

Following two crocodile sightings in three days at the recent World Surf League event in the central Pacific coastal town of Esterillos, Costa Rican lawyer and activist Walter…

Man linked to Costa Rica murder case sentenced to 3 years for identity theft in US
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Costa Rica
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Man linked to Costa Rica murder case sentenced to 3 years for identity theft in US

Zach Dyer - July 8, 2016

A U.S. man wanted by Costa Rican police for questioning in the suspected murder of a Czech woman here in 2010 was sentenced to three years in prison…

Arts and culture in brief: the week ahead in Costa Rica
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Artists
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Arts and culture in brief: the week ahead in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - June 17, 2016

Is dad a car fanatic? Take him to Plaza Real Cariari mall for a free display of more than 20 cars from modern to antique, plus tastings,…

Arts and culture in brief: the week ahead in Costa Rica
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Artists
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Arts and culture in brief: the week ahead in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - June 10, 2016

Lebanese dancer, choreographer and former international belly dance champion Estelle Zaghloul will join Costa Rican actors Nancy Banard and Tito Fuentes in "Ishtar: Stories of Women Warriors,"…

Guanacaste nonprofit celebrates 10 years of support for youth
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Events
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Guanacaste nonprofit celebrates 10 years of support for youth

Ellen Zoe Golden - December 9, 2015

“He was the bad boy of Villareal,” announced Laetitia Deweer as she introduced 19-year-old Abraham Meza Berrocal to the hundreds of people sitting in the audience at…

Drought: As tourism season approaches, Tamarindo needs a good shower
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Drought
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Drought: As tourism season approaches, Tamarindo needs a good shower

Ellen Zoe Golden - October 18, 2015

TAMARINDO, Guanacaste – Last month after a rousing surf session, I returned to my Tamarindo home well in need of a shower. I was covered with sand.…

Crocodile warning signs in Costa Rica have decreased bad encounters with tourists, Environment Ministry reports
Crocodile attacks
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Crocodile attacks
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Crocodile warning signs in Costa Rica have decreased bad encounters with tourists, Environment Ministry reports

L. Arias - June 19, 2015

Costa Rica's Central Pacific Conservation Area (ACOPAC) has seen a decrease by up to 90 percent in complaints related to tourists feeding or approaching crocodiles, the Environment Ministry’s National System of…

Drownings in Costa Rica spur experts to call for more lifeguards
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Business
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Drownings in Costa Rica spur experts to call for more lifeguards

Zach Dyer - June 12, 2015

The drowning deaths of 66 people on Costa Rica’s beaches so far this year – including two U.S. tourists in the last month – has experts calling for more lifeguards.…