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Costa Rica announces increased security measures for active volcanoes

Despite additional security measures, CNE said Poás Volcano may temporarily close to the public at times in 2019.

3 US Coast Guard officers injured in lightning strike at Costa Rica’s Poás Volcano 

A sudden thunderstorm passed over the popular tourist destination on Saturday at about 12:30 p.m. Before park rangers could clear the scenic overlook, lightning struck roughly 25 meters away from the three, Poás National Park Administrator Redy Conejo told The Tico Times.

Tourist access reopened at Poás Volcano following recent phreatic eruptions

Tourist access to Poás Volcano, Costa Rica’s second most visited national park, was reopened Tuesday after phreatic eruptions prompted the evacuation on Monday of tourists and park staff.

Tourist access to Poás Volcano closed after eruptions Monday

Tourist access to the Poás Volcano National Park in Alajuela was closed Monday morning as a preliminary measure after two explosions were recorded in the volcano's crater.

4 unbelievable aerial photos of Costa Rica’s Poás Volcano

Costa Rica's National Seismological Network sent a photographer in a plane over Poás National Park, northwest of the capital, to capture these images of the contrast of vegetation inside and outside the volcano crater's boundaries.
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Costa Rica’s Sloths Take Center Stage on “60 Minutes”

This Sunday, CBS's legendary news magazine "60 Minutes" launches its remarkable 56th season at 7:30 p.m. ET with a special focus on the lush...

Gisele Bündchen: Finding Peace in Costa Rica

Supermodel Gisele Bündchen recently spoke to CBS’ correspondent Lee Cowan, whom she invited to her home in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica. During the interview, Bündchen...

Kevin Costner Vacations in Costa Rica

One of Hollywood's most distinguished personalities, Kevin Costner, has chosen the land of ‘Pura Vida’ for his latest gateway. The acclaimed U.S. actor, director, and...

Air France-KLM Group Expands Service to Costa Rica

Starting December 4, Air France will operate a daily flight between San José's Juan Santamaría International Airport and Paris-Charles de Gaulle. Meanwhile, KLM will...