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Flight delays, cancellations after latest Turrialba eruptions 

The eruption at 7:20 am Friday was one of the most dramatic in the last month, shooting a column of ash a staggering 3 km into the air, causing Southwest, Air Canada, Spirit and Aeromexico to cancel flights.

Costa Rica airport restricts liquids in carry-ons

Starting April 19, Costa Rica's Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) will enforce the same restrictions on liquids in carry-on luggage as at United States airports.

Costa Rica airports increase security following Brussels blasts

Travelers should gives themselves at least three hours to pass through security at Juan Santamaría International Airport after terrorists attacks in Brussels sent airports around the work into a heightened state of security Tuesday.

Costa Rica’s Tobías Bolaños International Airport to reopen nighttime service

As a cost-cutting measure, Tobías Bolaños International Airport in Pavas had been closed from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m., which helped save ₡180 million ($334,000) a year, the Civil Aviation Authority (DGAC) reported.

Ex-President José Figueres ‘saw life flash before his eyes’ in near airplane accident

“Upon landing we went through a difficult situation, one of those that makes us see our life pass before our eyes. Thankfully, everything turned out OK,” Figueres said.

Costa Rica begins fumigating planes at international airports to halt spread of animal disease

The measure aims to prevent the transmission of exotic diseases, especially those that can be transmitted from animals to humans.
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Carlo Acutis’ Legacy: A Costa Rican Miracle of Faith and Healing

Carlo Acutis, known as “God's influencer” and the “cyber-apostle of the Eucharist,” passed away at the tender age of 15 due to leukemia. Despite...

Canada Donates $15M to Protect Birds in Costa Rica

Canada announced that it will support Costa Rica and other countries in the region with a $15 million donation through the Conserve Birds program....

Colombia Rejects Closing Darien Gap Border with Panama

Colombia will not close its border with Panama along the Darien Gap -- the dense, dangerous jungle that has become a major route for...