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New Moín container terminal set to open in 2017
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New Moín container terminal set to open in 2017

L. Arias - April 11, 2016

Construction of the new container terminal in the Caribbean port of Moín in Limón province is 27 percent completed, according to a report issued Friday during an inspection…

Improving English seen as one step to better job prospects for black Costa Ricans
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Improving English seen as one step to better job prospects for black Costa Ricans

Zach Dyer - October 27, 2015

Related: Taking a clear-eyed look at Costa Rica’s English-speaking workforce – and how we all have a role to play Creating new economic opportunities are at the center…

Protestor convicted for vandalism during protests against Moín port
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Protestor convicted for vandalism during protests against Moín port

L. Arias - April 9, 2015

A labor leader from the Caribbean province of Limón was convicted this week on vandalism charges resulting from street protests staged in 2010 against the construction of a new port…

Moín terminal construction to create 700 jobs
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Moín terminal construction to create 700 jobs

Zach Dyer - March 9, 2015

MOÍN, Limón — Sunday morning started out rainy and overcast in the Caribbean port city of Limón. But the sun eventually broke through the clouds, and through…

APM Terminals to break ground on new $1 billion deep-water port
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APM Terminals to break ground on new $1 billion deep-water port

Zach Dyer - March 7, 2015

Initial construction is set to begin on Costa Rica’s largest infrastructure project, the $1 billion Moín container terminal, after years of delays. Sunday, President Luis Guillermo Solís…

More than 85 percent of Limón residents support new port terminal, poll claims
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More than 85 percent of Limón residents support new port terminal, poll claims

Zach Dyer - October 29, 2014

A solid majority of Limón residents say that a $1 billion APM Terminals port project will be a positive thing for the impoverished region, according to a survey from…

Limonenses weigh in on Moín Port expansion and the ongoing dockworkers strike
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Limonenses weigh in on Moín Port expansion and the ongoing dockworkers strike

Lindsay Fendt - October 28, 2014

Sometimes it seems that those who yell the loudest receive the most attention. All of Costa Rica is watching as striking dockworkers march through the streets of…

Solís administration, striking dockworkers at loggerheads over port concession
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Solís administration, striking dockworkers at loggerheads over port concession

Zach Dyer - October 23, 2014

Both President Luis Guillermo Solís' administration and the Atlantic Port Authority's union, SINTRAJAP, dug in their heels after negotiations at Casa Presidencial ended in an impasse on…

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Police re-take docks from striking union workers, arrest 68

Zach Dyer - October 23, 2014

https://twitter.com/celsogamboacr/status/525120117601234945 Public Security Minister Celso Gamboa announced that police had removed striking stevedores from the docks in Moín and Limón, which handles 80 percent of Costa Rica’s…

Court rejects final appeal against Moín Port expansion; construction to start within 2 months
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Court rejects final appeal against Moín Port expansion; construction to start within 2 months

Lindsay Fendt - October 13, 2014

The Supreme Court’s Civil and Administrative Law Branch recently rejected the final pending appeal against a port renovation and expansion project by APM Terminal, a Maersk subsidiary based in…

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