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Tropical Storm Iota reaches Honduras; cyclone has killed at least eight
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Tropical Storm Iota reaches Honduras; cyclone has killed at least eight

Noe LEIVA and Julia RIOS / AFP - November 18, 2020

Iota arrived in Honduras on Tuesday as a tropical storm after leaving eight dead and causing extensive damage in Nicaragua, where thousands of people were cut off…

Hurricane Iota’s landfall was just 15 miles from Hurricane Eta’s
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Hurricane Iota’s landfall was just 15 miles from Hurricane Eta’s

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 17, 2020

Hurricane Iota’s landfall location was just 15 miles (25 km) south of where Hurricane Eta made landfall just two weeks earlier, according to the National Hurricane Center.…

Hurricane Iota tears through Central America after Nicaragua landfall
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Central America
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Hurricane Iota tears through Central America after Nicaragua landfall

Julia RIOS / AFP - November 17, 2020

Hurricane Iota was barreling through Central America on Tuesday, hours after making landfall as the strongest Atlantic storm this year along a stretch of Nicaraguan coast devastated…

Hurricane Iota, maximum Category 5 strength, makes landfall in Nicaragua
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Central America
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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 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…

Pan American Health Organization says winter season, hurricanes threaten fight against COVID-19
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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 will impact travel to Costa Rica; airlines issuing flight waivers
Travel and Tourism
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Travel and Tourism
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Hurricane Dorian will impact travel to Costa Rica; airlines issuing flight waivers

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 29, 2019

It's hurricane season, and one of 2019's biggest Atlantic storms to date is expected to impact the United States in the coming days. National Oceanic and Atmospheric…

Response to disaster: aid successes, struggles in post-Maria Puerto Rico
Weather
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Weather
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Response to disaster: aid successes, struggles in post-Maria Puerto Rico

John McPhaul - December 13, 2017

As Costa Rica joins many other nations in looking back upon the horrendous 2017 hurricane season, longtime Tico Times contributor John McPhaul reflects on his experience at…

Looking back at Hurricane Maria: the initial impact
Weather
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Weather
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Looking back at Hurricane Maria: the initial impact

John McPhaul - December 12, 2017

As Costa Rica joins many other nations in looking back upon the devastating 2017 hurricane season, longtime Tico Times contributor John McPhaul reflects on his experience at…

Otto becomes a Category 2 hurricane, approaches Caribbean coast
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Otto becomes a Category 2 hurricane, approaches Caribbean coast

The Tico Times - November 24, 2016

For complete coverage, follow us on Facebook or refresh this link throughout the day on Thursday. San José awoke to light gray skies, perfectly normal for a…