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Lawmaker proposes suspending permits of motorists who crash into trains
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Lawmaker proposes suspending permits of motorists who crash into trains

L. Arias - February 14, 2017

Legislator Rafael Ortiz Fábrega submitted a draft bill aimed at sanctioning motorists who damage trains with the suspension of their drivers' licenses for a full year. The Christian Social Unity Party lawmaker proposed…

Train service in Costa Rica resumes Wednesday following strike
Business
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Business
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Train service in Costa Rica resumes Wednesday following strike

L. Arias - August 17, 2016

Trains are expected to run normally around Costa Rica's greater metropolitan area on Wednesday after a strike staged by train drivers on Tuesday left some 16,000 people struggling to…

Legislative Assembly passes bill to jumpstart electric train system
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Legislative Assembly passes bill to jumpstart electric train system

The Tico Times - June 8, 2016

Costa Rica’s publicly-owned rail company has been given the green light to contract with private companies to create an electric rail system that the government hopes will…

Costa Rica offers new delights for railroad buffs
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Costa Rica offers new delights for railroad buffs

Mitzi Stark - August 12, 2014

Maybe it's the ubiquitous traffic jams on the streets and highways that make us long for a more comfortable way to go. Maybe it's our vision of ultramodern high-speed…

Loud train whistles in San José traffic might be a good thing, says Sala IV
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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Loud train whistles in San José traffic might be a good thing, says Sala IV

L. Arias - June 3, 2014

Costa Rica's Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court, or Sala IV, rejected an appeal Monday filed by a citizen who hoped to ban the loud noise of…

Administrative Court suspends dismissal of Costa Rica’s Railroad Institute president
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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Administrative Court suspends dismissal of Costa Rica’s Railroad Institute president

L. Arias - April 27, 2014

An Administrative Court on Friday evening accepted an appeal by Costa Rican Railroad Institute President Miguel Carabaguíaz that challenged an order of dismissal by the Comptroller General's Office…