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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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Costa Rica
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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.…

Costa Rica 101: Visiting Poás Volcano National Park
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Costa Rica 101
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Costa Rica 101: Visiting Poás Volcano National Park

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 4, 2019

Located less than 90 minutes from downtown San José, Poás Volcano is a popular day trip for Costa Rican residents and international tourists alike. Historically one of…

President Solís tours Poás Volcano region following strong explosion
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Costa Rica
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President Solís tours Poás Volcano region following strong explosion

L. Arias - April 24, 2017

President Luis Guillermo Solís visited the areas surrounding Poás Volcano National Park and urged the population to follow suit in order to support local businesses, which are seeing drastic…

Soaring above the volcanoes
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Newsletter
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Soaring above the volcanoes

The Tico Times - April 20, 2017

Thanks to faithful Tico Times reader and Southwest Airlines pilot John Wells, who has spent a lot of time in the air above San José in recent…

Tourism Chamber: Please support businesses outside Poás safety perimeter
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Tourism Chamber: Please support businesses outside Poás safety perimeter

L. Arias - April 18, 2017

The National Tourism Chamber (CANATUR) is calling on the population not to forget about the Poás Volcano region altogether, but rather to visit the many destinations in…

Poás Volcano closed indefinitely; Turrialba keeps spewing ash
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Costa Rica
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Poás Volcano closed indefinitely; Turrialba keeps spewing ash

L. Arias - April 17, 2017

Visitor access to Poás Volcano will remain closed indefinitely due to continuing gas and vapor eruptions that in some cases are hurling rocks through the air, national park administrator Redy Conejo…

Some help for the holidays: One-day getaways from San José
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Around Costa Rica
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Some help for the holidays: One-day getaways from San José

Andrés Madrigal - December 28, 2016

The last week of December is a great time to head to the beach in Costa Rica, except for the fact that everyone else is already there.…

3 US Coast Guard officers injured in lightning strike at Costa Rica’s Poás Volcano 
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Environment and Wildlife
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3 US Coast Guard officers injured in lightning strike at Costa Rica’s Poás Volcano 

Zach Dyer - September 21, 2015

A lightning strike at Costa Rica's Poás Volcano Saturday afternoon left three U.S. Coast Guard officers hospitalized. A sudden thunderstorm passed over the popular tourist destination located 50 kilometers…

Man throws religious icons into Costa Rica’s Poás Volcano
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Environment and Wildlife
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Man throws religious icons into Costa Rica’s Poás Volcano

Zach Dyer - July 3, 2015

Most people visit Costa Rica's volcanoes to admire their beauty, but one man apparently had a different idea. The news website CRHoy.com posted a video Thursday reportedly…

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