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Costa Rica bets on infrastructure to overcome economic blow of coronavirus crisis
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Costa Rica bets on infrastructure to overcome economic blow of coronavirus crisis

AFP and The Tico Times - May 5, 2020

The President of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado, on Monday defended the promotion of large infrastructure works as an engine of the economy to overcome the crisis caused…

10 years after inaugurating Route 27, popular highway needs expansion, Costa Rican gov. admits
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10 years after inaugurating Route 27, popular highway needs expansion, Costa Rican gov. admits

The Tico Times - January 23, 2020

Ten years after Route 27 was inaugurated, the Costa Rican highway is already in need of expansion. The Costa Rican government on Wednesday signed a letter of…

Costa Rica announces infrastructure works in effort to boost economy
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Costa Rica announces infrastructure works in effort to boost economy

The Tico Times - August 17, 2019

Costa Rica announced Friday a millionaire investment in airport infrastructure as a mechanism to boost the economy and generate jobs. The government, in partnership with the private…

Battle over Tortuguero Road heats up again
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Travel and Tourism
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Battle over Tortuguero Road heats up again

John McPhaul - July 2, 2018

The on-and-off battle over the proposed road through the Atlantic Coast Tortuguero National Park is heating up again after the National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC) stopped…

Nicaragua approves environmental, social impact assessments to begin canal construction
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Nicaragua approves environmental, social impact assessments to begin canal construction

AFP and The Tico Times - November 5, 2015

Nicaragua approved environmental and social impact assessments on Thursday so that construction could begin on a massive canal by Chinese firm HKND that would connect the Pacific Ocean to the…

Financial, environmental questions plague Nicaragua canal project
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Financial, environmental questions plague Nicaragua canal project

The Tico Times - October 7, 2015

It isn’t looking good for Chinese billionaire Wang Jing and his planned $50 billion Nicaragua canal project. New financial, social and environmental concerns have cast doubt on…

Nicaragua official goes to Washington to justify massive canal project
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Nicaragua official goes to Washington to justify massive canal project

Larry Luxner - October 2, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The proposed $50 billion interoceanic Nicaragua Canal – the biggest earthmoving project in world history – will cut poverty in half, double the country’s GDP…

Builders vow to repair leak in Panama Canal
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A man a plan a canal panama
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Builders vow to repair leak in Panama Canal

AFP - October 1, 2015

MADRID, Spain – Builders of a massive, trouble-plagued expansion of the Panama Canal said Thursday they will make repairs after authorities there said it had sprung a leak.…

US concerns grow over possible Nicaragua Canal land expropriation, ambassador says
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US concerns grow over possible Nicaragua Canal land expropriation, ambassador says

AFP - August 24, 2015

MANAGUA, Nicaragua – U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua Phyllis Powers acknowledged that her government is concerned over the possible expropriation of land owned by U.S. interests in Nicaragua, where…

Uber unleashes lobbyists in California to reshape driver rules
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Uber unleashes lobbyists in California to reshape driver rules

Alison Vekshin | Bloomberg - August 24, 2015

See also: Uber says it will support drivers fined by police in Costa Rica  SAN FRANCISCO, California – Uber has spent more on lobbyists in the U.S. state of…

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