Heavy rains and traffic jams in San José today!
Photo by Alberto Font/Tico Times

Heavy rains and traffic jams in San José today!

Photo by Alberto Font/Tico Times


Good coffee, good food and good art at Talentum in San José, east side of Parque Nacional. Photo by Alberto Font/Tico Times

Good coffee, good food and good art at Talentum in San José, east side of Parque Nacional. Photo by Alberto Font/Tico Times


Handicapped artisans show their work in a fair outside the National Insurance Institute (INS) in San José, August 29-30 from 8am to 3:30pm. Photo by Alberto Font/Tico Times

Handicapped artisans show their work in a fair outside the National Insurance Institute (INS) in San José, August 29-30 from 8am to 3:30pm. Photo by Alberto Font/Tico Times


A poppy in the mountains close to Mal País beach, in Puntarenas, Costa Rica. Photo by Alberto Font/Tico Times

A poppy in the mountains close to Mal País beach, in Puntarenas, Costa Rica. Photo by Alberto Font/Tico Times


Hundreds took part in a march Saturday in San José against Monsanto. They joined a global protest in more than 400 cities. Photos Alberto Font/Tico Times


Thousands of protesters angry at President Laura Chinchilla, for the concession the government gave to a brazilian company, disrupted Costa Rica’s Juan Santamaría Day, honoring the country’s national hero.

Photos by Lindsay Fendt and Alberto Font



Two jaguarundi receive dental work at the Simón Bolívar Zoo in San José as part of an annual medical checkup.


Hundreds of taxi drivers protested in San José demanding better government control over ilegal taxis.

Photos by Alberto Font


Chiverre and more can be found every year at La Feria del Chiverre, in Laguna de Zarcero, Alajuela, just before Semana Santa.

Photos by Cynthia Novo and Alberto Font


Water droplets take interesting forms when they hit a surface.

Photos by Alberto Font


Corcovado National Park, on the Osa Peninsula, is one of the most biologically diverse places on the planet.

Photos by Lindsay Fendt