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More than a million participate in Costa Rica’s national earthquake drill
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More than a million participate in Costa Rica’s national earthquake drill

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 19, 2019

An alarm blared throughout downtown San José. Users flooded Twitter with the hashtag #TemblorCR. And throughout Costa Rica, more than a million people evacuated homes, schools and…

Green alert issued as cold front passes through Costa Rica
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Green alert issued as cold front passes through Costa Rica

Alexander Villegas - December 22, 2018

The National Emergency Commission (CNE) declared a green alert throughout Costa Rica due to an incoming cold front. The effects are expected to last throughout the weekend.…

Following illegal entry, authorities reiterate: don’t visit Turrialba’s crater
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Following illegal entry, authorities reiterate: don’t visit Turrialba’s crater

The Tico Times - April 19, 2018

After three people broke into a protected area in Turrialba Volcano National Park on Saturday and photographed themselves at the active volcano's crater, authorities reiterated their warnings…

Experts document presence of lava in two Costa Rican volcanoes
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Costa Rica
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Experts document presence of lava in two Costa Rican volcanoes

L. Arias - July 7, 2017

Experts from the National Seismological Network (RSN) confirmed the presence of lava in the Turrialba and Poás volcanoes during on-the-ground inspections conducted this week. Vulcanologists and geologists…

Heavy rains flood several communities in three provinces
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Costa Rica
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Heavy rains flood several communities in three provinces

L. Arias - June 20, 2017

Heavy rains and strong gusts of wind on Monday afternoon caused dozens of incidents including flooding, downed trees, flying roofs and power outages in three provinces, mainly in…

Costa Rica nearing record rainfall for May
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica nearing record rainfall for May

L. Arias - May 29, 2017

May will end with a rainfall surplus that beat all forecasts. Precipitation levels so far this month are close to breaking 15 years of rainfall records, the National Meteorological Institute…

Landslides block roads, cause losses at farms in Tilarán
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Costa Rica
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Landslides block roads, cause losses at farms in Tilarán

L. Arias - May 26, 2017

The heavy rains affecting various regions of Costa Rica since Wednesday have resulted in landslides in the province of Guanacaste. Debris from the landslides blocked roads and caused…

Tourism Chamber: Please support businesses outside Poás safety perimeter
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Tourism Chamber: Please support businesses outside Poás safety perimeter

L. Arias - April 18, 2017

The National Tourism Chamber (CANATUR) is calling on the population not to forget about the Poás Volcano region altogether, but rather to visit the many destinations in…

UPDATE:  Poás Volcano eruption prompts temporary closure of national park
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Costa Rica
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UPDATE: Poás Volcano eruption prompts temporary closure of national park

L. Arias - April 13, 2017

UPDATE: April 14. 10:34 a.m. Vulcanologists from OVSICORI and the National Seismological Network reported two strong eruptions at Poás Volcano at 7:39 a.m. and 7:57 a.m. on Friday. The…

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…

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