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Costa Rica issues Red Alert for 5 cantons due to flooding, landslides
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Costa Rica issues Red Alert for 5 cantons due to flooding, landslides

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 4, 2020

Costa Rica's National Emergency Commission (CNE) on Wednesday evening issued Red Alerts for five cantons due to flooding and landslides associated with Hurricane Eta. The Red Alert…

Evacuations, landslides and road damage reported in Costa Rica: Wednesday afternoon update
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Costa Rica
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Evacuations, landslides and road damage reported in Costa Rica: Wednesday afternoon update

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 4, 2020

Costa Rica's National Emergency Commission (CNE) says 588 people have been evacuated due to landslides and flooding related to Hurricane Eta, which made landfall in Nicaragua on…

Indirect effects of Eta lead to at least 500 evacuated in Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Indirect effects of Eta lead to at least 500 evacuated in Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 4, 2020

At least 500 people have been evacuated to shelters in Costa Rica due to persistent heavy rainfall provoked by Hurricane Eta, authorities said Wednesday morning. President Carlos…

Costa Rica warns of saturated soil, flooding due to indirect effects of Hurricane Eta
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Costa Rica warns of saturated soil, flooding due to indirect effects of Hurricane Eta

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 3, 2020

The National Emergency Commission (CNE) says 79 communities across Costa Rica have reported flooding due to the indirect effects of Hurricane Eta, which made landfall as a…

Effects of Climate Change on Costa Rica Coffee
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Effects of Climate Change on Costa Rica Coffee

STEVEN HODEL - October 11, 2020

Coffee has played an intrinsic role in Costa Rican culture for the better part of 200 years. It is one of the largest exports from Costa Rica…

What’s the difference between a green, yellow and orange alert in Costa Rica?
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Costa Rica
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What’s the difference between a green, yellow and orange alert in Costa Rica?

The Tico Times - June 2, 2020

The National Emergency Commission (CNE) in Costa Rica frequently issues green and yellow alerts for parts or all of the country. In fact, right now all of…

Tremor in Central Valley, ongoing cold front greet Costa Rica this Monday
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Tremor in Central Valley, ongoing cold front greet Costa Rica this Monday

The Tico Times - January 6, 2020

A small tremor rattled parts of Costa Rica on Monday morning. A magnitude 3.47 quake awoke many in the Central Valley minutes before 5 a.m., according to…

CNE evaluating damages after heavy rains in Guanacaste
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CNE evaluating damages after heavy rains in Guanacaste

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 16, 2019

The National Emergency Commission (CNE) has begun evaluating damages after heavy rainfall damaged infrastructure and forced some evacuations in northern Costa Rica. In the province of Guanacaste,…

What’s the difference between a green alert and a yellow alert in Costa Rica?
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Costa Rica
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What’s the difference between a green alert and a yellow alert in Costa Rica?

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 15, 2019

The National Emergency Commission (CNE) in Costa Rica frequently issues green and yellow alerts for parts or all of the country. In fact, right now all of…

Rains pound Costa Rica, but don’t believe rumors of a hurricane, CNE says
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Rains pound Costa Rica, but don’t believe rumors of a hurricane, CNE says

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 28, 2019

The National Emergency Commission (CNE) on Monday issued a yellow alert for much of the country, citing heavy rains and soil saturation. Costa Ricans should expect rains…