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Rincón de la Vieja Volcano registers strong eruption
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Costa Rica
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Rincón de la Vieja Volcano registers strong eruption

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 31, 2020

Rincón de la Vieja Volcano in northern Costa Rica erupted Thursday, sending a column of gas 2 km into the skies above its crater. According to the…

Rincón de la Vieja Volcano increasing in activity, authorities say
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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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…

Rincón de la Vieja registers overnight eruption
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Rincón de la Vieja registers overnight eruption

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 20, 2019

Rincón de la Vieja erupted early Sunday morning, sending volcanic rock into nearby rivers, according to the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI). OVSICORI data indicates…

Explosion at Rincón de la Vieja Volcano spews vapor, gases into the air
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Explosion at Rincón de la Vieja Volcano spews vapor, gases into the air

L. Arias - May 24, 2017

Rincón de la Vieja Volcano recorded a strong explosion of hot water, vapor, gases and mud that, according to the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI), began at…

Flooding, ashfall, strong winds top Costa Rica’s natural disaster list this year
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Flooding, ashfall, strong winds top Costa Rica’s natural disaster list this year

L. Arias - December 29, 2016

2016 was a rough year for many people around the world, and Costa Rica was no exception: the country experienced a series of natural disasters from which people…

Turrialba Volcano spews ash; Rincón de la Vieja heaves vapor
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Turrialba Volcano spews ash; Rincón de la Vieja heaves vapor

L. Arias - May 3, 2016

Two Costa Rican volcanoes, Turrialba in Cartago province and Rincón de la Vieja in Guanacaste, began to show increased activity over the weekend, according to researchers from the…

Costa Rica’s Rincón de la Vieja Volcano explodes again
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica’s Rincón de la Vieja Volcano explodes again

L. Arias - March 15, 2016

The Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI) on Tuesday evening posted a video of a new eruption at Rincón de la Vieja Volcano, located in…

Costa Rica’s Rincón de la Vieja Volcano explodes vapor and ash
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica’s Rincón de la Vieja Volcano explodes vapor and ash

L. Arias - March 10, 2016

Experts from the National University’s Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI) on Thursday reported that Rincón de la Vieja Volcano, located in Guanacaste province, has seen…

Costa Rica legislature to hear bill allowing ‘green’ geothermal projects in national parks
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Environment and Wildlife
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Costa Rica legislature to hear bill allowing ‘green’ geothermal projects in national parks

John McPhaul - November 11, 2015

Despite declarations from the executive branch that the Costa Rican government will not pursue geothermal electricity development in national parks, the office of governing Citizen Action Party…

Rumblings at Rincón de la Vieja Volcano prompt Red Cross mobilization
Crime
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Crime
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Rumblings at Rincón de la Vieja Volcano prompt Red Cross mobilization

The Tico Times - October 16, 2015

Recent activity at Costa Rica's Rincón de la Vieja Volcano has led the Red Cross to mobilize a small team to assess possible risks of flooding and…