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It’s time to reduce motorcyclist fatalities in Costa Rica, says Roadway Safety Council
Crime
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It’s time to reduce motorcyclist fatalities in Costa Rica, says Roadway Safety Council

L. Arias - November 4, 2014

Costa Rica's Roadway Safety Council, or COSEVI, is developing a "National Plan for Motorcyclists" that aims to reduce by 20 percent the number of fatalities in the…

Río Torres festival aims to help clean up one of San José’s most polluted rivers
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Río Torres festival aims to help clean up one of San José’s most polluted rivers

Fabiola Pomareda - September 26, 2014

  The state of Río Torres, which runs through nine cantons in the San José metropolitan area, is deplorable. Not only are fecal matter and trash found…

Traffic Police warn of increase in motorcycle deaths
Crime
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Crime
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Traffic Police warn of increase in motorcycle deaths

L. Arias - June 10, 2014

According to the Traffic Police, 53 motorcyclists died in traffic accidents in Costa Rica during the first five months of 2014, an increase of 19 deaths –…

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Tico motorists to pay 12 percent more for vehicle circulation permits

L. Arias - November 4, 2013

The Costa Rican Insurance Superintendency on Monday reported new prices motorists must pay for mandatory vehicle circulation permits, known as marchamos, for next year. On average, this…

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Costa Rican officials agree ‘to study’ bikers’ demands after another day of protest

L. Arias - November 27, 2012

Motorcycle owners protesting on Tuesday against an increase in the cost of mandatory circulation permits – known as marchamos – delivered a list of demands to government…

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Costa Rican biker protest ends without agreement

L. Arias - November 21, 2012

Hundreds of motorcyclists rallied on Wednesday outside the National Insurance Institute (INS) in San José to fight against an increase in mandatory circulation permit costs – known…