Highway officials say they will be monitoring Highway 32, the main road to the Caribbean side of Costa Rica, including access to the river route to Tortuguero, and closing it at night in case of heavy rain.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – One person died and four others were missing in flooding that hit Haiti, leaving at least 9,600 houses in the deeply impoverished Caribbean country underwater, officials said Monday.
Costa Rica's Caribbean beaches in the province of Limón are expected to see waves up to 3.1 meters (10.3 feet) starting Friday and likely continuing through the weekend, the University of Costa Rica's Center for Research in Marine Sciences and Limnology (CIMAR) reported.
Many residents of Costa Rica's south Caribbean coast say that in the area surrounding Puerto Viejo crime is no worse than anywhere else. So why is there still a travel alert about armed robbery from the U.S. Embassy?