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Cold front brings heavy rains, winds through Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Cold front brings heavy rains, winds through Costa Rica

Michael Krumholtz - January 9, 2017

Costa Rica's bad weather blues just won't quit. Still reeling from a deadly hurricane and seeing an uptick in ashfall from Turrialba Volcano, the country is now…

UPDATE: Green alert declared as Turrialba Volcano ashfall intensifies
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Costa Rica
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UPDATE: Green alert declared as Turrialba Volcano ashfall intensifies

Michael Krumholtz - January 5, 2017

The National Emergency Commission (CNE) declared a Green Alert for the Central Valley on Thursday afternoon as Turrialba Volcano continued to pump ash intothe skies in the…

Costa Rica ranks as one of the world’s most dangerous countries for drivers
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica ranks as one of the world’s most dangerous countries for drivers

Michael Krumholtz - December 16, 2016

If you feel like you're putting your life on the line every time you get behind the wheel in Costa Rica, now you've got some statistics to back…

U.S. family works to set up Costa Rican halfway house in wake of son’s death
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Costa Rica
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U.S. family works to set up Costa Rican halfway house in wake of son’s death

Michael Krumholtz - December 15, 2016

In late October, 33-year-old U.S. native Brandon Rowlands died in Costa Rica. Shortly beforehand, he had been placed into an early-release program following a two-year prison sentence…

Costa Rican researchers look to beat cancer with blackberries
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rican researchers look to beat cancer with blackberries

L. Arias - December 12, 2016

Extensive studies have proved that blackberries are high in antioxidant concentrations, but researchers of the Costa Rica Institute of Technology (TEC) are now trying to identify the exact elements that…

Health Ministry confirms 10 deaths caused by influenza virus
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Health Ministry confirms 10 deaths caused by influenza virus

L. Arias - December 10, 2016

Health Minister Fernando Llorca reported that 10 people died in Costa Rica due to health complications caused by the influenza virus in the past six weeks. At a…

Solís promises rapid rebuilding in Hurricane Otto’s wake; donation drives continue
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Costa Rica
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Solís promises rapid rebuilding in Hurricane Otto’s wake; donation drives continue

Michael Krumholtz - December 9, 2016

See also: A small town unites to help Hurricane Otto victims – the Costa Rican way President Luís Guillermo Solís concluded this week's tour through the areas most…

PHOTOS: Hurricane Otto leaves behind devastation in northern town
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Costa Rica
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PHOTOS: Hurricane Otto leaves behind devastation in northern town

Michael Krumholtz - November 30, 2016

Hurricane Otto's path across northern Costa Rica took a disastrous toll on communities there, as 10 deaths have been confirmed and thousands of people were affected. In Bijagua,…

Here’s how you can donate to Hurricane Otto relief in Costa Rica
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Here’s how you can donate to Hurricane Otto relief in Costa Rica

Michael Krumholtz - November 25, 2016

Hurricane Otto left Costa Rica Friday with significant damage, particularly in parts of the Northern Zone, where 10 deaths and a number of disappearances have been reported as…

Strong earthquake off El Salvador felt in Costa Rica
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Central America
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Strong earthquake off El Salvador felt in Costa Rica

Michael Krumholtz - November 24, 2016

While the country braces for Hurricane Otto, a 7.2-magnitude earthquake originating off the coast of El Salvador was felt on Costa Rican soil Thursday around 12:45 p.m. local time. This resulted…

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