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Crucitas Mine Gets Green Light

Mike McDonald - April 23, 2010

The battle over the viability of the Crucitas gold mine in northern Costa Rica took a new course this week. On Friday, April 16, the judges of…

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Tribunal freezes Crucitas gold mine over possible ‘serious damage’ to environment

Mike McDonald - April 23, 2010

Costa Rica´s Administrative Contention Tribunal has approved precautionary measures that prolong the suspension of work at the Crucitas open-pit gold mine in northern Costa Rica. The tribunal´s…

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Protestors against Crucitas turn out in force

Mike McDonald - April 23, 2010

The roughly one thousand protesters that gathered outside the Supreme Court on Thursday represented more than a frustrated crowd of oppositionists. The piles of people who´s “hearts…

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Ramp collapse causes closure of Nicoya ferry

Tico Times - March 19, 2010

The ferry that runs between Puntarenas, on Costa Rica´s central Pacific, and Paquera, on the Nicoya Peninsula, will be out of service for at least a week.…

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Growing Concern Over Crucitas Mine

Tim Rogers - October 9, 2009

MANAGUA – Responding to warnings that an open-pit goldmine on Costa Rica’s northern border could have “catastrophic” environmental consequences on Nicaragua’s San Juan River, Nicaragua’s National Assembly…

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Abortion Ban Blamed for Maternal Deaths

Nicole Rogers - August 21, 2009

MANAGUA – Women and girls are dying in Nicaragua because of a law that puts a fetus’ right to life above that of the mother, according to…

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Activists Seek Restoration Of Driving Restrictions

Chrissie Long - July 10, 2009

A local environmental group estimates that 611 additional tons of carbon dioxide are being released each day in the Central Valley, due to a change in traffic…

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Driving Restrictions Suspended

Daniel Shea - June 19, 2009

After nearly a year on the law books, the driving restrictions based on the final number of Costa Rican license plates have been removed, leaving people free…

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Bumpers crash as license plate driving restrictions deemed unconstitutional

Daniel Shea - June 12, 2009

After nearly a year in the law books, driving restrictions based on the final digit on Costa Rican license plates have been removed, leaving people free to…

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Costa Rica environmentalists keep up pressure against Crucitas mine

Mike McDonald - June 5, 2009

A group of environmentalists and concerned citizens gathered in front of the Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court (Sala IV) in San José Wednesday to protest the…

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