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Renewables, electrification and efficiency the ideal scenario to combat climate change

It is becoming cheaper to invest in new solar, wind and hydroelectric plants.

Costa Rica inaugurates country’s largest solar park

Costa Rica on Saturday inaugurated the country’s largest solar park, which the government says will provide electricity to 5,000 homes.

Almost all of Costa Rica’s energy has come from renewable sources since 2014

Just 1.47 percent of Costa Rica’s electricity from June 1, 2014 to June 30, 2018 used fossil fuels.

Power overload in Panama causes outage in Costa Rica

Traffic Police Director Mario Calderón reported that there were 71 accidents during the power outage throughout the country.

MOPT: Half of San José’s traffic lights will be solar-powered by year’s end

MOPT seeks to replace all traffic lights in the Greater Metropolitan Area with solar-powered systems by 2022.

Ombudsman’s Office opposes hikes in electricity rates for CNFL

The Ombudsman's Office called the hike petition excessive and said it would affect both households and businesses.
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Rare Black Jaguar Caught on Camera in Costa Rica’s Talamanca Mountains

An extraordinary wildlife sighting occurred in Costa Rica, as a black jaguar has been captured on video in Costa Rica’s Talamanca Mountain Range. The footage,...

Guatemala Issues Historic Apology for Black Market Adoptions

Guatemala's president on Friday offered an official apology to one of the many families whose children were taken away and adopted abroad in a...

Central American Countries Declare Emergency as Dengue Deaths Rise

A hundred people have died this year from a dengue outbreak in Central America, where the most affected country is Guatemala, with half of...