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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…

Poás Volcano registers overnight eruption, National Park closed Monday
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Costa Rica
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Poás Volcano registers overnight eruption, National Park closed Monday

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 11, 2019

Poás Volcano erupted early Monday morning, prompting the closure of its national park. According to the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI), the eruption began…

Costa Rica announces increased security measures for active volcanoes
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Poás volcano
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Costa Rica announces increased security measures for active volcanoes

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 14, 2019

The National Emergency Commission (CNE) announced Monday increased security measures at the country’s active volcanoes. In a press conference, the CNE said that at Turrialba Volcano, which…

Experts document presence of lava in two Costa Rican volcanoes
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Costa Rica
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Experts document presence of lava in two Costa Rican volcanoes

L. Arias - July 7, 2017

Experts from the National Seismological Network (RSN) confirmed the presence of lava in the Turrialba and Poás volcanoes during on-the-ground inspections conducted this week. Vulcanologists and geologists…

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…

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

UPDATE:  Poás Volcano eruption prompts temporary closure of national park
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Costa Rica
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UPDATE: Poás Volcano eruption prompts temporary closure of national park

L. Arias - April 13, 2017

UPDATE: April 14. 10:34 a.m. Vulcanologists from OVSICORI and the National Seismological Network reported two strong eruptions at Poás Volcano at 7:39 a.m. and 7:57 a.m. on Friday. The…

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