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Route 32 to Caribbean coast reopened to traffic, but officials urge caution
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Route 32 to Caribbean coast reopened to traffic, but officials urge caution

L. Arias - September 22, 2014

The mountainous Route 32 to the Caribbean coast reopened over the weekend to normal traffic following an unprecedented natural disaster involving at least 40 landslides that trapped thousands of motorists for eight…

Emergency on Route 32 as landslides trap hundreds of motorists on mountainous Costa Rica highway
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Emergency on Route 32 as landslides trap hundreds of motorists on mountainous Costa Rica highway

The Tico Times - September 19, 2014

Update: Friday, 3:52 p.m.: With this morning's rising sun and settling mud, rescue crews and officials from the Public Works and Transport Ministry (MOPT) were able to evaluate…

Large mudslide partially blocks Sarapiquí River in Alajuela
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Large mudslide partially blocks Sarapiquí River in Alajuela

L. Arias - August 22, 2014

Officials at the National Emergency Commission (CNE) confirmed that a mudslide Thursday night partially has blocked the Sarapiquí River in north-central Costa Rica. Red Cross spokesman Alexander Porras…

National Emergency Commission says no immediate landslide threat in metropolitan area
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National Emergency Commission says no immediate landslide threat in metropolitan area

L. Arias - May 20, 2014

Experts from the National Emergency Commission (CNE) last week conducted aerial inspections of nine sites in the San José metropolitan area where ground conditions are prone to…