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President Solís demands explanation for spike in traffic jams
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President Solís demands explanation for spike in traffic jams

L. Arias - June 15, 2016

President Luis Guillermo Solís says he's stumped by what, exactly, has been causing a recent increase in traffic jams. He says the problem goes beyond road capacity. “You could double…

Sinkhole swallows stretch of street in San José
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Sinkhole swallows stretch of street in San José

Zach Dyer - October 14, 2015

Like the saying goes: September showers bring October…sinkholes. The rainy season finally started in earnest in these last few weeks and the arrival of heavy rains has…

Streetside billboards in San José set for removal
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Streetside billboards in San José set for removal

L. Arias - August 13, 2015

Starting last month hundreds of advertising spaces along streets and at bus shelters around Costa Rica's capital have gone blank. They now display stickers declaring them "CLAUSURADO," closed,…

Tamarindo-Langosta road in Guanacaste to be paved, municipality says
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Tamarindo-Langosta road in Guanacaste to be paved, municipality says

L. Arias - July 17, 2015

Travelers between Tamarindo and Langosta beaches in Guanacaste — a region that has seen rapid tourism development in recent years — may soon have a less bumpy ride. The…

Slippery When Wet: Only 4.5 percent of Costa Rican roads are in good condition, study finds
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Slippery When Wet: Only 4.5 percent of Costa Rican roads are in good condition, study finds

L. Arias - July 1, 2015

Shocking, we know, but a total of 95 percent of paved roads in Costa Rica are not of adequate quality or do not have the appropriate capacity to handle the current amount of traffic on any…

Costa Rica’s popular Highway 27 to Pacific at risk from rains
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Costa Rica’s popular Highway 27 to Pacific at risk from rains

Zach Dyer - May 26, 2015

A new report has raised concerns about Route 27 between San José and the central Pacific port town of Caldera during the rainy season. The 76.7-kilometer Caldera…

Ferry service between Puntarenas and Playa Naranjo to restart on Sunday
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Ferry service between Puntarenas and Playa Naranjo to restart on Sunday

L. Arias - March 25, 2015

Good news for vacationers planning to spend Holy Week along Costa Rica's northern Pacific coast. Ferry services between Playa Naranjo, in the Nicoya Peninsula, and the city of…

Ferry service between Puntarenas and Playa Naranjo will resume by Holy Week, MOPT promises
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Ferry service between Puntarenas and Playa Naranjo will resume by Holy Week, MOPT promises

L. Arias - March 17, 2015

The ferry service between Puntarenas and Playa Naranjo, in the Nicoya Peninsula, will resume just on time for vacationers heading to North Pacific beaches during the Easter…

Ferry service between Puntarenas and Playa Naranjo to resume in 3 weeks
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Newsletter
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Ferry service between Puntarenas and Playa Naranjo to resume in 3 weeks

L. Arias - March 10, 2015

Travelers between the city of Puntarenas and Playa Naranjo in the Nicoya Peninsula will have to wait three weeks for ferry service to resume. The bridge and…

Expansion of road to Monteverde advances, but experts find flaws
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Environment and Wildlife
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Expansion of road to Monteverde advances, but experts find flaws

L. Arias - March 5, 2015

After years in the works, the project to expand and improve the road to Monteverde, one of Costa Rica’s most popular tourist destinations, is 65 percent complete. Still,…

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