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President Solís announces multi-million-dollar water improvements ahead of protests in Nicoya
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President Solís announces multi-million-dollar water improvements ahead of protests in Nicoya

Zach Dyer - July 25, 2015

NICOYA, Guanacaste – Tents and stalls lined the streets around Nicoya’s central plaza Friday as locals and tourists relished the respite from the day’s hot sun to listen to…

Guanacaste canton stretches water supplies to support construction
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Business
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Guanacaste canton stretches water supplies to support construction

Lindsay Fendt - June 8, 2015

The City Council of Santa Cruz in the northwestern province of Guanacaste has continued to issue construction permits despite warnings of endangering the area's limited water supply.…

City officials finally promise relief to Cartago residents facing ongoing water shortages
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Environment and Wildlife
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City officials finally promise relief to Cartago residents facing ongoing water shortages

L. Arias - September 11, 2014

Officials from the Water and Sewer Institute (AyA) and the Paraíso Municipality on Wednesday agreed to the first steps in addressing ongoing water shortages that in recent months have extended to two…

Solís signs decree declaring emergency over arsenic in Guanacaste water supply
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Environment and Wildlife
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Solís signs decree declaring emergency over arsenic in Guanacaste water supply

Lindsay Fendt - July 29, 2014

For decades, residents in Costa Rica's northwestern province of Guanacaste have been drinking water containing dangerously high levels of arsenic. Despite a 2013 order from the Constitutional Chamber…

Arcadio’s World
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Cartoon
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Arcadio’s World

By Arcadio - July 25, 2014

Severe drought in Guanacaste causing millions of dollars in losses
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Eco water
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Severe drought in Guanacaste causing millions of dollars in losses

L. Arias - July 23, 2014

On Tuesday, representatives for four public agencies discussed actions they will take to deal with a severe drought in the northern and central Pacific regions of the…

Water bandits are the latest concern in worsening drought
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Environment and Wildlife
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Water bandits are the latest concern in worsening drought

Lindsay Fendt - April 4, 2014

The Public Services Company of Heredia (ESPH) warned its customers via Facebook Wednesday to watch out for potential water bandits. The company advised residents to be on…

Costa Rica passes 2nd ‘popular initiative’ bill, which declares water access a fundamental right
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Costa Rica passes 2nd ‘popular initiative’ bill, which declares water access a fundamental right

L. Arias - April 1, 2014

Water in Costa Rica will be considered a public good, and general access for consumption will be a fundamental right, according to a bill passed in a…

Water rationing will continue for at least one month, agency says
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Expat Living
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Water rationing will continue for at least one month, agency says

L. Arias - March 29, 2014

Water shortages currently affecting 77 communities throughout Costa Rica likely will continue until the end of April, the Water and Sewer Institute (AyA) said this week. Some 117,000 residents…

Oil drilling rights at the heart of maritime dispute between Costa Rica and Nicaragua
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Environment and Wildlife
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Oil drilling rights at the heart of maritime dispute between Costa Rica and Nicaragua

Zach Dyer - February 25, 2014

Costa Rica and Nicaragua are headed back to the International Court of Justice at The Hague to settle another border dispute following years of wrangling over maritime…

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