Three Great Things to Do in Tucson Today: Wednesday, August 15

August 15, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Untitled . This week is your last chance to see this art installation at the UA Museum of Art, and the perfect chance to go to the closing reception. more
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Costa Rica’s New Minister of Tourism Maria Amalia Revelo Reveals…

August 13, 2018 | Costa Rica News
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica: Maria Amalia Revelo, Costa Rica's new minister of tourism, has revealed her plans to increase tourism to the Central American nation over the next four years. With over 40 years of experience in the airline, tourism and hospitality industry, Revelo has an ambitious agenda to continue placing Costa Rica at the forefront as the most visited destination in Central America. more
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Lifestyle migrants bring good intentions — but major change — to Costa Rica

August 12, 2018 | Costa Rica News
A group of Americans and Europeans has relocated to a Costa Rican community in recent decades, and despite the government cheering the economic jolt, their isolation from locals there more highlights the privilege of these migrants who drastically transform coastal villages, according to a study by a University of Kansas researcher. "Americans and Europeans are not thought of as migrants, more like expatriates or tourists," said Erin Adamson, a d
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Costa Rica Rules Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

August 10, 2018 | Costa Rica News
"We continue to deploy actions that guarantee no person will face discrimination for their sexual orientation or gender identity, and that the state's protection be given to all families under equal conditions," Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado wrote on Twitter, adding "Our commitment to full equality remains intact." Alvarado was first elected in April when he ran against an anti-marraige equality candidate and won. more
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The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago presents a site-specific commission by Federico Herrero

August 10, 2018 | Costa Rica News
The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago presents a site-specific commission by Costa Rican artist Federico Herrero for the museum's two-story atrium. With Herrero's characteristic color blocks, Alphabet splashes bright colors onto the MCA entrance to create a large-scale, abstract landscape reminiscent of the tropical landscape in Central America. more
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COLUMN-Attention retirement savers: college 529 plans aren’t just for kids

August 9, 2018 | Costa Rica News
A tourist sunbathes on a rock at the beach at Manuel Antonio National Park in Quepos, 157 km off San Jose, July 30, 2012. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate He vowed that when he retired he and his wife would travel and take college classes. more
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‘Roving Rabbis’ work to connect Minnesota Jews with their faith

August 7, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Rabbis Mendel Levertov, of Santa Fe, N.M., left, and Moshe Spalter, of San Jose, Costa Rica, right, walk to Fiddlehead Coffee in Rochester on Monday. The two are in Southern Minnesota as part of a Orthodox Jewish "Roving Rabbis" program. more
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Costa Rica seizes two tons of cocaine from ‘low-profile’ boat

August 3, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Law enforcement officials in Costa Rica said on Thursday they had recovered two tons of cocaine from a low-profile boat found about 80 nautical miles off the coast, one of the biggest drug confiscations made at sea. Costa Rican authorities said they began an operation in the Pacific Ocean after receiving a tip from the U.S. Coast Guard on Wednesday that resulted in the discovery of about 2,000 packets of cocaine of about 1 kg each. more
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August 2, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Trump is already reportedly under investigation for potential obstruction of the Russia probe led by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III. more
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UN calls on neighbors to receive those fleeing Nicaragua

July 31, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Thousands of people are fleeing political violence and rights violations in Nicaragua following a violent crackdown on anti-government protests. The Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights called on other nations Tuesday to help Costa Rica, which has been flooded with thousands of requests for asylum. more
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