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Rincón de la Vieja Volcano registers strong eruption
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Rincón de la Vieja Volcano registers strong eruption

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 31, 2020

Rincón de la Vieja Volcano in northern Costa Rica erupted Thursday, sending a column of gas 2 km into the skies above its crater. According to the…

Rincón de la Vieja Volcano increasing in activity, authorities say
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Costa Rica
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Rincón de la Vieja Volcano increasing in activity, authorities say

The Tico Times - January 30, 2020

The Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI) says Rincón de la Vieja Volcano in Guanacaste is increasing in activity, though the organization has not observed…

Tico Times #TBT: 2006 Arenal Volcano lava flows
Arenal
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Arenal
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Tico Times #TBT: 2006 Arenal Volcano lava flows

The Tico Times - February 21, 2019

Arenal Volcano's July 1968 eruption destroyed three small villages, killed 87 people and wiped out 232 square kilometers of crops and livestock. The stratovolcano has remained dormant…

Rincón de la Vieja registers overnight eruption
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Costa Rica
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Rincón de la Vieja registers overnight eruption

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 20, 2019

Rincón de la Vieja erupted early Sunday morning, sending volcanic rock into nearby rivers, according to the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI). OVSICORI data indicates…

Costa Rica announces increased security measures for active volcanoes
Poás volcano
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Poás volcano
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Costa Rica announces increased security measures for active volcanoes

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 14, 2019

The National Emergency Commission (CNE) announced Monday increased security measures at the country’s active volcanoes. In a press conference, the CNE said that at Turrialba Volcano, which…

Experts document presence of lava in two Costa Rican volcanoes
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Costa Rica
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Experts document presence of lava in two Costa Rican volcanoes

L. Arias - July 7, 2017

Experts from the National Seismological Network (RSN) confirmed the presence of lava in the Turrialba and Poás volcanoes during on-the-ground inspections conducted this week. Vulcanologists and geologists…

President Solís tours Poás Volcano region following strong explosion
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Costa Rica
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President Solís tours Poás Volcano region following strong explosion

L. Arias - April 24, 2017

President Luis Guillermo Solís visited the areas surrounding Poás Volcano National Park and urged the population to follow suit in order to support local businesses, which are seeing drastic…

Tourism Chamber: Please support businesses outside Poás safety perimeter
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Business
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Tourism Chamber: Please support businesses outside Poás safety perimeter

L. Arias - April 18, 2017

The National Tourism Chamber (CANATUR) is calling on the population not to forget about the Poás Volcano region altogether, but rather to visit the many destinations in…

Poás Volcano closed indefinitely; Turrialba keeps spewing ash
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Costa Rica
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Poás Volcano closed indefinitely; Turrialba keeps spewing ash

L. Arias - April 17, 2017

Visitor access to Poás Volcano will remain closed indefinitely due to continuing gas and vapor eruptions that in some cases are hurling rocks through the air, national park administrator Redy Conejo…

UPDATE:  Poás Volcano eruption prompts temporary closure of national park
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Costa Rica
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UPDATE: Poás Volcano eruption prompts temporary closure of national park

L. Arias - April 13, 2017

UPDATE: April 14. 10:34 a.m. Vulcanologists from OVSICORI and the National Seismological Network reported two strong eruptions at Poás Volcano at 7:39 a.m. and 7:57 a.m. on Friday. The…