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Juan Santamaría airport reopens for flights after volcanic eruptions
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Juan Santamaría airport reopens for flights after volcanic eruptions

L. Arias - September 20, 2016

Costa Rica’s Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) reopened at noon on Tuesday, nearly a full day after it was closed because of large amounts of volcanic ash in…

Turrialba Volcano spews ash, vapor
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Turrialba Volcano spews ash, vapor

L. Arias - September 13, 2016

Following an increase in seismic activity, Turrialba Volcano began spewing ash, vapor and gases at 2 a.m. on Tuesday, experts from the University of Costa Rica (UCR)…

PHOTOS: Celebrating Costa Rica’s national parks
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Conservation
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PHOTOS: Celebrating Costa Rica’s national parks

Erin Skoczylas - August 24, 2016

Each year on August 24, Costa Rica celebrates its national parks, one of the country's most impressive legacies. More than one-quarter of this small country's land is protected. The…

Costa Rica’s Turrialba Volcano erupts, sends ash 3 km high
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica’s Turrialba Volcano erupts, sends ash 3 km high

Zach Dyer - July 25, 2016

Turrialba Volcano decided to celebrate the Annexation of Nicoya national holiday with a bang Monday. At 7:22 a.m., the volcano sent a column of ash, rock and steam…

Turrialba Volcano again spews ash and vapor
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Turrialba Volcano again spews ash and vapor

L. Arias - June 17, 2016

Sustained tremor activity that started at 8 p.m. Wednesday marked a new spike in activity at Turrialba Volcano. At 1:45 a.m. Thursday the crater began spewing ash…

Ash from Turrialba Volcano keeps falling on the Central Valley
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Ash from Turrialba Volcano keeps falling on the Central Valley

L. Arias - May 24, 2016

The spewing of ash, rocks and gases that started Friday at Turrialba Volcano continued almost uninterrupted Monday afternoon, the National University's Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI) reported.…

Turrialba Volcano spews ash 1 km high
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Turrialba Volcano spews ash 1 km high

L. Arias - May 19, 2016

Activity at Turrialba Volcano, located some 50 kilometers east of the capital, San José, increased significantly on Thursday with constant emanations of ash and at least three big…

Turrialba Volcano spreads ash across Central Valley; Airport remains open
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Turrialba Volcano spreads ash across Central Valley; Airport remains open

The Tico Times - May 12, 2016

A spectacular eruption at Turrialba Volcano, some 50 kilometers east of Costa Rica's capital, San José, spread ash across the Central Valley in the early hours of…

PHOTOS: A close-up look at Nicaragua’s Momotombo Volcano
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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PHOTOS: A close-up look at Nicaragua’s Momotombo Volcano

Álvaro Sánchez - March 17, 2016

LEÓN, Nicaragua – Nicaragua’s iconic stratovolcano Momotombo seems to have taken a break from the hundreds of explosions it unleashed in recent weeks after remaining quiet for…

Costa Rica’s Rincón de la Vieja Volcano explodes again
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica’s Rincón de la Vieja Volcano explodes again

L. Arias - March 15, 2016

The Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI) on Tuesday evening posted a video of a new eruption at Rincón de la Vieja Volcano, located in…

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