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Costa Rica announces increased security measures for active volcanoes
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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
Costa Rica
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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…

Gas, vapor at Poás Volcano prompts preventive measures
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Costa Rica
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Gas, vapor at Poás Volcano prompts preventive measures

L. Arias - April 10, 2017

Tourists visiting the Poás Volcano on Sunday afternoon were forced to evacuate the popular national park as a preventive measure due to an increase in the emanation…

Ashes from Turrialba Volcano’s explosions reach San José, Heredia
Environment & Wildlife
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Environment & Wildlife
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Ashes from Turrialba Volcano’s explosions reach San José, Heredia

L. Arias - March 29, 2017

After more than a month of calm, Turrialba Volcano resumed ash explosions this week, with maximum heights of some 500 meters (1,640 feet) above its crater. The Volcanological…

Volcanologists follow presence of magma at Turrialba Volcano’s crater
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Costa Rica
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Volcanologists follow presence of magma at Turrialba Volcano’s crater

L. Arias - February 10, 2017

Experts from the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI) are closely following an increase in incandescence in the crater of Turrialba Volcano that, they say, suggests the…

Costa Rica’s Turrialba Volcano resumes vapor, ash explosions
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica’s Turrialba Volcano resumes vapor, ash explosions

L. Arias - January 30, 2017

Turrialba Volcano increased its activity once more over the weekend with vapor, gas and ash explosions, volcanologists from the University of Costa Rica (UCR) and the National…

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