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Housing Ministry again postpones relocation of San José slum
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Housing Ministry again postpones relocation of San José slum

L. Arias - February 18, 2015

The deadline to relocate families living on land slated for highway construction in San José was postponed this week for the fourth time in more than six months. The land occupied…

Government postpones project to expand Circunvalación beltway
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Government postpones project to expand Circunvalación beltway

L. Arias - December 17, 2014

The National Roadway Council (CONAVI) on Wednesday confirmed the decision to postpone the first stage of expansion of the Circunvalación, a belt route bordering the capital’s central canton, until Housing Ministry…

Costa Rica has the highest percentage of migrant population in Latin America, study finds
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Expat Living
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Costa Rica has the highest percentage of migrant population in Latin America, study finds

L. Arias - November 23, 2014

Costa Rica is the Latin American country with the highest percentage of immigrants living in its territory, making up 9 percent of the total population, according to…

Desamparados mayor confirms construction in protected area despite cease-and-desist orders
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Desamparados mayor confirms construction in protected area despite cease-and-desist orders

L. Arias - September 9, 2014

Municipal officials in the southern San José canton of Desamparados on Monday confirmed that property owners in a protected area known as Mt. Tablazo are continuing construction in spite of cease…

How Solís’ administration plans to turn one of Costa Rica’s biggest slums into a park
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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How Solís’ administration plans to turn one of Costa Rica’s biggest slums into a park

L. Arias - September 4, 2014

The negotiation skills of Luis Guillermo Solís' administration were tested this week by protests on Tuesday in which hundreds of residents from several Costa Rican communities blocked…

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