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Finca Esperanza Verde: A Model for Ecotourism

Blake Schmidt - October 17, 2008

SAN RAMON – Whereas people were more likely to see Kalashnikov-toting guerrillas along these verdant mountaintops two decades ago, today visitors come to see the migratory birds,…

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One Mother’s Day gift: no traffic restrictions

Leland Baxter-Neal - August 15, 2008

In honor of soccer moms, business moms and last-minute Mother´s Day shoppers, the government has decided to suspend the usual vehicle restrictions today on this national holiday.…

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New Challenge Issued To Abortion Ban

Nica Times - July 25, 2008

The Strategic Group for the Depenalization of Therapeutic Abortion last week filed the first in a new series of motions of unconstitutionality before the Supreme Court to…

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Driving restrictions Now last for 13 Hours

The Tico Times - July 11, 2008

Starting Thursday, San José driving restrictions moved to 13-hour periods, from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., a switch from a proposed 24-hour ban. The Public Works and…

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Driving restrictions move to 13-hour periods

Fabián Borges - July 4, 2008

Starting today, San José driving restrictions will be in effect for 13-hour periods, from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., a switch from the proposed 24-hour ban that…

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San José driving restrictions to go all day

Leslie Friday - July 4, 2008

Driving restrictions will switch to 24-hour periods, possibly within the coming week, according to one government official. Public Works and Transport Vice Minister Viviana Martin said Wednesday…

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‘Marianita’ Case Revives Abortion Debate

Tim Rogers - July 4, 2008

MANAGUA – The shocking case of a pre-adolescent rape victim having to undergo an “illegal therapeutic abortion” last week has revived the debate on Nicaragua’s draconian ban…

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Driving Restrictions Take Effect This Week

Leslie Friday - June 27, 2008

New driving restrictions went into effect this week that will keep certain motorists from driving at peak hours in central San José. Drivers of oversized vehicles will…

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1,500 More Hectares Burn In Palo Verde Park

Leland Baxter-Neal - May 16, 2008

More than 1,500 hectares (about 3,700 acres) of the Palo Verde National Park were charred in a blaze that officials believe was intentionally set.   The fire,…

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Private Sector Helps Promotes Ecotourism

Tim Rogers - October 26, 2007

MANAGUA – Leaders of the tourism sector launched several initiatives last week aimed at strengthening the country’s position as an ecotourism destination. With the help of a…