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Atlantic Airlines Suspends Flights for Maintenance

Blake Schmidt - July 11, 2008

National air carrier Atlantic Airlines has suspended all its domestic flights while it performs maintenance on its fleet, according to marketing manager Eliseth López. López said Atlantic’s…

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Nicaragua’s Atlantic Airlines suspends flights for maintenance

Blake Schmidt - July 4, 2008

Atlantic Airlines has suspended operations while it conducts maintenance on its fleet, according to marketing manager Eliseth López.   López said Atlantic's daily flights from Managua to…

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Major U.S. Airlines Committed to C.R. Market

Leslie Friday - June 27, 2008

Only one major U.S. airline has reduced flights to Costa Rica in recent months, despite the industry’s far-reaching reductions in domestic service, blamed on skyrocketing oil prices…

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United Airlines to Stop Daily Flight to Guatemala

EFE - June 20, 2008

GUATEMALA CITY – U.S. air carrier United Airlines will stop flying to Guatemala next September due to price increases in fuel costs, according to the company. Jesús…

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Crocodiles Run but Can’t Hide from Lagarteros

Ronald Reyes - March 28, 2008

La lagarteada, or the crocodile hunt, is a 100-year-old tradition in the town of Ortega, located in northeast Santa Cruz in the northwestern province of Guanacaste. Each…

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Correa on Anti-Bogota Tour

Tim Rogers - March 7, 2008

Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa on Thursday met with Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega in Managua as part of his Latin American offensive to denounce Colombia’s alleged violation of…

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Mine Disaster at Miramar: A Story Foretold

Dave Sherwood - January 18, 2008

MIRAMAR DE MONTES DE ORO, Puntarenas – The call came one dreary morning last October. “The mine is falling, the mine is falling!” said a frantic voice…

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Spanish Prince Inaugurates Disaster Relief Center

EFE - January 18, 2008

PANAMA CITY – Spain's Prince Felipe said last weekend here that “nothing that affects the Americas is foreign to us” upon inaugurating a humanitarian center for Latin…

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Natural Disasters Prompt Heated Budget Debate

Central American Contributors - November 9, 2007

MANAGUA — The legislative National Assembly last week voted overwhelmingly in favor of a 53 million córdoba ($2.8 million) emergency budget reform to redirect money slated for…

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Environmentalists Warn Of Pending Mine Disaster

The Tico Times - October 26, 2007

Environmentalists are warning of a potential disaster if care isn’t taken to prevent cyanide seepage from an open-pit gold mine in the small Pacific-slope town of Miramar,…