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‘La Platina’ Bridge to close Wednesday night, Saturday for repairs

L. Arias - October 31, 2012

The National Roadway Council (CONAVI) announced the closing Wednesday night of the “Platina” Bridge on the General Cañas Highway. Workers will repair a hole in the bridge…

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‘La Platina’ bridge head loses job

Tico Times - August 12, 2011

María Ramírez, who’s in charge of bridges for the Public Works and Transportation Ministry (MOPT), lost her job after failing to solve the problem of the much-maligned…

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Public Transportation Minister: ‘Platina Bridge a failure’

Karla Arias Alvarado - August 12, 2011

Public Transportation Minister Francisco Jiménez admitted in a press conference Wednesday all the work that has been done to repair the “Platina Bridge” over the Virilla River,…

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Official in charge of infamous ‘La Platina’ bridge loses job

Tico Times - August 10, 2011

María Ramírez, who is in charge of bridges for the Public Works and Transport Ministry (MOPT), lost her job after failing to solve the problem of the…

Christmas Throwback: What if Jesus had been born in Costa Rica?
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Christmas Throwback: What if Jesus had been born in Costa Rica?

Katherine Stanley - December 25, 2018

This article was originally published on Dec. 22, 2014. I wrote last time about the luxuries of a Costa Rican Christmas, but I recently realized that my…

Looking back at ‘LuisGui’ – the good, the bad, and the bee
The Solís Administration
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The Solís Administration
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Looking back at ‘LuisGui’ – the good, the bad, and the bee

Katherine Stanley - May 8, 2018

Luis Guillermo Solís will hand off the presidential sash to Carlos Alvarado today. Here's a look back at some of the highlights, low points, and most surprising…

Cars, cars and more cars: Costa Rica’s worsening love affair
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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Cars, cars and more cars: Costa Rica’s worsening love affair

Alvaro Murillo - March 23, 2017

Recommended: Costa Rica, fake news and the 'Trump effect' - we are unprepared I love talking to Costa Rican friends who live abroad and come back from…

Construction to begin soon to curb heavy traffic on Circunvalación beltway
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Business
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Construction to begin soon to curb heavy traffic on Circunvalación beltway

L. Arias - September 8, 2016

President Luis Guillermo Solís took a tour Wednesday of construction projects around the San José metro area designed to ease the capital's ever-worsening traffic problems. The projects…

Costa Rica meme makers, we applaud you
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Costa Rica meme makers, we applaud you

David Boddiger - December 31, 2015

While there weren't as many major political scandals in Costa Rica in 2015 as in years past, there still was plenty of material for Ticos to do what…

Hablando paja: What if Jesus had been born in Costa Rica?
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Business
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Hablando paja: What if Jesus had been born in Costa Rica?

Katherine Stanley - December 22, 2014

I wrote last time about the luxuries of a Costa Rican Christmas, but I recently realized that my absolute favorite part of this time of year is…

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