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Health officials in Costa Rica to ban sky lanterns
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Health officials in Costa Rica to ban sky lanterns

L. Arias - November 6, 2015

Paper sky lanterns: They're beautiful, wildly popular and, unfortunately, a fire hazard, according to Costa Rican authorities. Health Ministry officials in coming days will enforce a new…

Forest fires burn more than 2,000 hectares in Guanacaste
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Crime
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Forest fires burn more than 2,000 hectares in Guanacaste

The Tico Times - April 11, 2015

Fierce fires have torn through more than 2,000 hectares of protected areas in four fires in Costa Rica’s northwestern province of Guanacaste this week. Officials with the National…

Four dead, 16 injured in fiery blast at Mexico oil rig
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Business
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Four dead, 16 injured in fiery blast at Mexico oil rig

Laurent Thomet | AFP - April 1, 2015

MEXICO CITY – An explosion and a fire erupted on an offshore oil platform operated by Mexico's Pemex on Wednesday, killing at least four workers, injuring 16 and…

Firefighters urge public to be cautious as dry season kicks off
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Fires
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Firefighters urge public to be cautious as dry season kicks off

L. Arias - December 3, 2014

As windy and chilly weather – typical of the dry season – comes to Costa Rica this week, firefighters are also reminding the public that it's fire…