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Costa Rican authorities investigate explosives left on La Platina bridge
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Costa Rican authorities investigate explosives left on La Platina bridge

Michael Krumholtz - February 8, 2017

Not a day goes by in Costa Rica when people aren't talking about "La Platina," the main bridge connecting Alajuela to San José that seems to be perpetually…

Arcadio’s World
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Arcadio’s World

By Arcadio - January 26, 2017

‘La Platina’ bridge to be partially closed for over a month, officials say
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‘La Platina’ bridge to be partially closed for over a month, officials say

The Tico Times - January 12, 2017

The bridge that keeps causing nightmares for Costa Rican drivers will be closed for six weeks beginning on Jan. 21, authorities from the Public Works and Transport Ministry (MOPT) confirmed…

Infamous ‘La Platina’ bridge to close for 24 hours beginning Thursday
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Infamous ‘La Platina’ bridge to close for 24 hours beginning Thursday

Michael Krumholtz - January 11, 2017

The seemingly never-ending works on "La Platina" bridge will continue to frustrate Costa Rican motorists this week as another prolonged closure looms. Officials from the Public Works and…

Construction to begin soon to curb heavy traffic on Circunvalación beltway
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Construction to begin soon to curb heavy traffic on Circunvalación beltway

L. Arias - September 8, 2016

President Luis Guillermo Solís took a tour Wednesday of construction projects around the San José metro area designed to ease the capital's ever-worsening traffic problems. The projects…

Solís pledges to fix La Platina bridge – the third president to make the promise
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Solís pledges to fix La Platina bridge – the third president to make the promise

L. Arias - February 26, 2016

President Luis Guillermo Solís has become the third president to promise to fix the bridge over the Virilla River known by Ticos as “La Platina,” located on the…

Travel Alert: La Platina bridge closed for repairs Wednesday night
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Travel Alert: La Platina bridge closed for repairs Wednesday night

L. Arias - April 8, 2015

Vehicle passage on the bridge over the Virilla River on General Cañas Highway, the main road connecting the capital San José and Alajuela, will be closed from…

Hablando paja: What if Jesus had been born in Costa Rica?
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Hablando paja: What if Jesus had been born in Costa Rica?

Katherine Stanley - December 22, 2014

I wrote last time about the luxuries of a Costa Rican Christmas, but I recently realized that my absolute favorite part of this time of year is…

Government to shut down CONAVI, National Concessions Council, and create new infrastructure agency based on performance
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Government to shut down CONAVI, National Concessions Council, and create new infrastructure agency based on performance

L. Arias - October 9, 2014

Public Works and Transport Minister Carlos Segnini on Wednesday announced the creation of a new agency called the National Infrastructure Institute (INI), which will entail the closure of…

With friends like these, did Johnny need enemies?
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With friends like these, did Johnny need enemies?

Gary L. Lehring - March 5, 2014

Following the surprise suspension of his presidential campaign, it must be admitted that from the beginning Johnny Araya had unique hurdles to overcome as a National Liberation…

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