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Costa Rica to reopen national parks as part of ‘new normal’
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Costa Rica to reopen national parks as part of ‘new normal’

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 8, 2020

Costa Rica plans to reopen national parks as part of its next steps toward a new normal in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. Vice President Epsy…

Rincón de la Vieja Volcano increasing in activity, authorities say
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Rincón de la Vieja Volcano increasing in activity, authorities say

The Tico Times - January 30, 2020

The Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI) says Rincón de la Vieja Volcano in Guanacaste is increasing in activity, though the organization has not observed…

Starting in 2020, tourists who visit Costa Rica’s national parks will be covered by insurance policy
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Starting in 2020, tourists who visit Costa Rica’s national parks will be covered by insurance policy

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 21, 2019

Starting Jan. 1, 2020, foreign and national tourists who visit many of Costa Rica's national parks will be covered by an insurance policy in case of injury…

Poás Volcano National Park reopens after eruption
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Poás Volcano National Park reopens after eruption

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 2, 2019

Poás Volcano National Park has reopened to the public, the National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC) said Wednesday, after the park's namesake erupted Monday morning. Authorities will…

Poás Volcano erupts again, sends ash cloud 2 km into atmosphere
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Poás Volcano erupts again, sends ash cloud 2 km into atmosphere

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 30, 2019

Poás Volcano, located 47 km (29 miles) northwest of the Costa Rican capital of San José, erupted Monday morning, authorities said. The event began at 5:40 a.m. and…

Poás Volcano National Park resumes normal operations after eruption
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Poás volcano
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Poás Volcano National Park resumes normal operations after eruption

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 25, 2019

Poás Volcano National Park has reopened to the public and returned to normal operations, the National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC) said Wednesday morning, after the park's…

Poás Volcano National Park remains closed Tuesday
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Poás Volcano National Park remains closed Tuesday

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 24, 2019

Poás Volcano remains under observation following Sunday's eruption, and the National Park is closed to the public Tuesday, Costa Rican authorities said. The closure was recommended by…

Poás Volcano registers 25-minute hydrothermal eruption
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Poás Volcano registers 25-minute hydrothermal eruption

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 23, 2019

Poás Volcano, located 47 kilometers (29 miles) northwest of the Costa Rican capital of San José, erupted Sunday night, authorities said. The 25-minute event began at 8:59 p.m.…

Rincón de la Vieja National Park has renovated camping area
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Rincón de la Vieja National Park has renovated camping area

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 28, 2019

Visitors to Rincón de la Vieja National Park in Guanacaste can now benefit from improved infrastructure for overnight camping. The National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC) announced…

At Miravalles Volcano, Costa Rica creates its 29th national park
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At Miravalles Volcano, Costa Rica creates its 29th national park

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 5, 2019

Costa Rica on Wednesday celebrated World Environment Day by creating the country's 29th national park. During a ceremony held at the National Museum, President Carlos Alvarado signed…