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Costa Rica expands vehicular restrictions, places much of GAM under orange alert
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Costa Rica expands vehicular restrictions, places much of GAM under orange alert

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 2, 2020

The National Emergency Commission (CNE) on Thursday placed much of Costa Rica's Greater Metropolitan Area under an orange alert and expanded the national vehicular restriction. Here are…

Costa Rica extends orange alert in La Fortuna, Upala; reduces alert level elsewhere
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Costa Rica extends orange alert in La Fortuna, Upala; reduces alert level elsewhere

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 17, 2020

The Health Ministry and the National Emergency Commission (CNE) on Tuesday announced an extension of the orange alert for several locations, mostly in northern Costa Rica. The…

La Fortuna and two cantons under orange alert due to coronavirus spread
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La Fortuna and two cantons under orange alert due to coronavirus spread

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 7, 2020

The Health Ministry and the National Emergency Commission (CNE) on Sunday announced an orange alert for one district and two cantons in northern Costa Rica in response…

Stricter health measures in five districts due to coronavirus spread
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Stricter health measures in five districts due to coronavirus spread

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 3, 2020

Editor's note: As of June 6, 2020 the Orange Alert applies to the following districts: Cañas, Bebedero, Las Juntas, Los Chiles, Peñas Blancas, Cariari.  Our original story follows.…

Costa Rica seizes record five metric tons of cocaine
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Costa Rica seizes record five metric tons of cocaine

AFP - February 16, 2020

Costa Rican police Saturday made the largest drug seizure in the country's history after discovering more than five metric tons of cocaine hidden in a container due…

Condominium advances and strengthens Limon economy
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Condominium advances and strengthens Limon economy

The Tico Times - October 7, 2019

Condominios del Parque Caribe is refining the last details to finalize the construction of its second stage in downtown Limón. This luxury real estate project is unique…

Tourism vs. ecosystem: Dock project angers some in Puerto Viejo
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Tourism vs. ecosystem: Dock project angers some in Puerto Viejo

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 27, 2019

Update [Aug. 29 at 9 a.m.]: The Municipality of Talamanca is inviting all interested residents of Puerto Viejo to an open forum about the dock project. The discussion…

Costa Rica to renovate Limón cruise terminal
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Costa Rica to renovate Limón cruise terminal

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 19, 2019

The 193,000 cruise passengers who arrive annually to Costa Rica’s Caribbean will soon enjoy renovated facilities. The Costa Rican government announced this week it is investing more…

‘Come to Limón’: Costa Rica launches tourism campaign for Caribbean
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‘Come to Limón’: Costa Rica launches tourism campaign for Caribbean

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 4, 2019

The Costa Rican government has launched "Come to Limón: ¿Qué te nace hacer en el Caribe?," a tourism campaign intended to boost local tourism to Limón. According…

Costa Rica takes steps to modernize, expand trains in Caribbean
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Costa Rica takes steps to modernize, expand trains in Caribbean

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 6, 2019

Casa Presidencial announced Thursday that it has awarded a $595,900 contract to a Spanish-Mexican consortium to explore the technical, economic, social and environmental feasibility of the Limon…