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Travel & Living

She still keeps watch

It all began with three little girls. They played with their dolls, like so many others, but not dressing up or braiding hair. No,...

Of presidents and kings

“Mr. President, I know that you don’t want to talk about this… but what happened?” Live television. International viewers. Glenda Umaña of Costa Rica and...

A dog’s life, and a worthy one

Gabriel García Márquez put it this way: "Although you suffer like a dog, there’s no better work than journalism."  One, two, three, four waves of...

The Costa Rican carreta: a symbol of work and tradition

A loud metallic ring marks a slow and almost relaxing rhythm which is interrupted by sporadic cries and snoring. It is the harvest time...

A mentor in the newsroom

Isn’t it lonely work, starting a media organization, striking out on an untested path? Not if you carry a mentor with you. Helen carries Laura. That’s...

The Diquís spheres, a legacy of the indigenous people of Costa Rica

In the southwestern Pacific zone of Costa Rica, specifically in the delta between the Térraba and Sierpe rivers known as the Delta del Diquís,...

At her daughter’s command

Motherhood claims us in different stages; there are so many ways a child can tug on our pant leg, sleeve, heart. In this case,...

Yigüirro, the national bird of Costa Rica

Let us introduce to you the famous Yigüirro. Yes, this simple bird is famous: it is the national bird of Costa Rica. You might...

When change becomes a teacher

Fish were his livelihood. Not just his: generations of fisherman, fathers and grandfathers, had plumbed the waters off of Quepos, working their way south...

Tips 506: visiting Isla San Lucas

Visiting Isla San Lucas National Park is much more than a boat ride and a visit to an old prison. Isla San Lucas has...
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