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Hurricane Iota bears down on storm-battered Central America
Central America
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Central America
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Hurricane Iota bears down on storm-battered Central America

AFP - November 15, 2020

Less than two weeks after powerful storm Eta killed more than 200 people across Central America, authorities warned that Hurricane Iota was set to wallop coastal areas…

Costa Rica issues weather alerts as Iota approaches Central America
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica issues weather alerts as Iota approaches Central America

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 14, 2020

Costa Rica's National Emergency Commission (CNE) on Saturday afternoon placed the entire national territory under weather alerts as it forecast indirect effects from Tropical Storm Iota. "The…

Hard-hit Central America in crosshairs of another hurricane
Central America
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Central America
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Hard-hit Central America in crosshairs of another hurricane

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 14, 2020

Honduras, Guatemala and Nicaragua announced evacuations Friday as a second major storm in days closed in on Central America with the region still reeling from deadly Hurricane…

Guatemala asks for international help due to damages caused by Hurricane Eta
Guatemala
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Guatemala
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Guatemala asks for international help due to damages caused by Hurricane Eta

AFP - November 12, 2020

Guatemala on Wednesday made an international call for assistance to recover from the damage caused by the passage of cyclone Eta, which left some 46 dead, 96…

Guatemala approves state of calamity due to devastating cyclone Eta
Guatemala
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Guatemala
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Guatemala approves state of calamity due to devastating cyclone Eta

AFP - November 11, 2020

Guatemala declared a state of public calamity in 10 of its 22 departments affected by cyclone Eta, which left some 150 dead or missing in the country…

Costa Rica declares State of Emergency for Hurricane Eta response
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica declares State of Emergency for Hurricane Eta response

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 11, 2020

Costa Rica on Tuesday issued a State of Emergency, a move which will help the National Emergency Commission (CNE) take administrative, operational and economic measures to assist…

Costa Rica receives $54.1 million from Green Climate Fund for reducing emissions
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Costa Rica receives $54.1 million from Green Climate Fund for reducing emissions

AFP - November 10, 2020

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) awarded Costa Rica $54.1 million for the protection of forests, in recognition of the country's achievements in reducing emissions, the government reported…

Eta toll rises to at least 57 in hard-hit Honduras
Central America
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Central America
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Eta toll rises to at least 57 in hard-hit Honduras

AFP - November 9, 2020

The death toll in Honduras from Tropical Storm Eta has more than doubled in 24 hours, with authorities Monday reporting 57 people had died as rescuers search…

Storm Eta death tolls rise in Panama, Mexico, Honduras
Central America
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Central America
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Storm Eta death tolls rise in Panama, Mexico, Honduras

AFP - November 8, 2020

Torrential rain and a bitter cold front linked to storm system Eta have claimed at least 20 lives in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas, officials said…

Wild Rescues: Sloth mom & baby #Backinthetrees
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Wild Rescues: Sloth mom & baby #Backinthetrees

Zara Palmer / Toucan Rescue Ranch - November 8, 2020

Meet Leia and Ben Solo: two very special, very resilient sloths that were in Toucan Rescue Ranch's care. This mother (Princess Leia) and son (Ben Solo) duo…