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5 Ways Costa Rica’s Mantra, Pura Vida, Can Help You Get Through The COVID-19 Pandemic

5 Ways Costa Rica’s Mantra, Pura Vida, Can Help You Get Through The COVID-19 Pandemic

Last updated on April 20th, 2020 at 01:20 pm ESTWhat is pura vida? In Costa Rican vernacular, the phrase you’ll hear Ticos (Costa Ricans) mutter most often is pura vida. Though the phrase translates succinctly to “pure life” in English, in a non-literal sense, the 

Costa Rica Futbol World Cup Qualifying Game Shines A Light On One Of The Country’s Darkest And Most Destructive Weeks

Costa Rica Futbol World Cup Qualifying Game Shines A Light On One Of The Country’s Darkest And Most Destructive Weeks

Our reflections on the week that tropical storm Nate hit Costa Rica and the week that the Costa Rica futbol team qualified for the World Cup.