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Hurricane Iota, maximum Category 5 strength, makes landfall in Nicaragua
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Hurricane Iota, maximum Category 5 strength, makes landfall in Nicaragua

AFP and The Tico Times - November 16, 2020

Iota made landfall Monday on Nicaragua's northern Caribbean coast as a maximum Category 5 hurricane, accompanied by catastrophic winds, rain and storm surge, a top meteorological official…

Hurricane Iota bears down on storm-battered Central America
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Central America
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Hurricane Iota bears down on storm-battered Central America

AFP - November 15, 2020

Less than two weeks after powerful storm Eta killed more than 200 people across Central America, authorities warned that Hurricane Iota was set to wallop coastal areas…

Hard-hit Central America in crosshairs of another hurricane
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Central America
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Hard-hit Central America in crosshairs of another hurricane

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 14, 2020

Honduras, Guatemala and Nicaragua announced evacuations Friday as a second major storm in days closed in on Central America with the region still reeling from deadly Hurricane…

Hurricane Delta lashes Mexico’s Caribbean coast
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Mexico
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Hurricane Delta lashes Mexico’s Caribbean coast

Yussel Gonzalez / AFP - October 7, 2020

Hurricane Delta slammed into Mexico's Caribbean coast early Wednesday, toppling trees, ripping down power lines and lashing a string of major beach resorts with winds of up…

Pic of the Day: Tropical Storm Nana approaches Central America
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Costa Rica
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Pic of the Day: Tropical Storm Nana approaches Central America

The Tico Times - September 2, 2020

Tropical Storm Nana is passing just north of the Bay Islands of Honduras, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said Wednesday night. It is expected to intensify and…

Tropical Storm Nana not expected to make landfall in Costa Rica, but could cause weather disturbances
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Tropical Storm Nana not expected to make landfall in Costa Rica, but could cause weather disturbances

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 1, 2020

The National Emergency Commission (CNE) indicated that Costa Rica could experience indirect effects of Tropical Storm Nana as early as Wednesday. However, the National Meteorological Institute (IMN)…

Pan American Health Organization says winter season, hurricanes threaten fight against COVID-19
Central America
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Central America
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Pan American Health Organization says winter season, hurricanes threaten fight against COVID-19

Alina DIESTE / AFP - June 9, 2020

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) said Tuesday that "seasonal threats," such as the arrival of the southern winter and the hurricane season in the northern hemisphere,…

Hurricane Dorian flight cancellations impacting Costa Rica today
Travel and Tourism
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Travel and Tourism
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Hurricane Dorian flight cancellations impacting Costa Rica today

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 4, 2019

Hurricane Dorian has caused just two flight cancellations Wednesday at Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) as airports in Florida reopen. According to flight tracking website FlightAware, both…

Hurricane Dorian flight cancellations impacting Costa Rica today
Travel and Tourism
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Travel and Tourism
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Hurricane Dorian flight cancellations impacting Costa Rica today

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 3, 2019

Nine flights have been cancelled Tuesday at Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO), the majority of them due to Hurricane Dorian, according to flight tracking website FlightAware. As…

Hurricane Dorian flight cancellations impacting Costa Rica today
Travel and Tourism
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Travel and Tourism
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Hurricane Dorian flight cancellations impacting Costa Rica today

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 2, 2019

Ten flights have been cancelled Monday at Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO), the majority of them due to Hurricane Dorian, according to flight tracking website FlightAware. As…