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Storm Eta leaves 150 dead or missing in Guatemala
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Storm Eta leaves 150 dead or missing in Guatemala

AFP - November 7, 2020

About 150 people have either died or remain unaccounted for in Guatemala due to mudslides caused by powerful storm Eta, which buried an entire village, President Alejandro…

Central America evaluates the destruction caused by cyclone Eta
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Costa Rica
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Central America evaluates the destruction caused by cyclone Eta

AFP - November 6, 2020

Central America, which is still being affected by bad weather, on Friday began assessing the destruction caused by Hurricane Eta, which left dozens of deaths, buried houses,…

Floods and landslides kill 18 as Eta takes a toll on Central America
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Costa Rica
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Floods and landslides kill 18 as Eta takes a toll on Central America

Noe LEIVA / AFP - November 5, 2020

The death toll in Central America from Hurricane Eta rose to at least 18 on Thursday as the storm weakened into a tropical depression, while rising floodwaters and…

Costa Rica places 8 cantons under Red Alert; 2 people reported dead due to landslides
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica places 8 cantons under Red Alert; 2 people reported dead due to landslides

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 5, 2020

Costa Rica's National Emergency Commission (CNE) on Thursday afternoon extended Red Alerts to three more cantons due to flooding and landslides associated with Hurricane Eta. Parrita and…

ICT highlights rural communities on World Tourism Day
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Costa Rica
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ICT highlights rural communities on World Tourism Day

The Tico Times - September 28, 2020

The Costa Rica Tourism Board (ICT) on Sunday celebrated World Tourism Day by inaugurating an alliance of attractions in the Southern Zone. The new "Puerto a Puerto"…

Travel Alert: Structural damage forces closure to Costanera Sur bridge
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Business
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Travel Alert: Structural damage forces closure to Costanera Sur bridge

The Tico Times - August 17, 2020

A damaged bridge on Costa Rica's Route 34 near Ciudad Cortés, Puntarenas, will affect driving on the Costanera until at least September, the Public Works and Transport…

Our 2020 High Season Print Edition is here!
The Tico Times
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The Tico Times
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Our 2020 High Season Print Edition is here!

The Tico Times - February 26, 2020

The Tico Times 2020 high season print edition is here! Our latest print edition is now being distributed nationwide. Pick up a copy to read our favorite…

Another indigenous man killed in Costa Rica’s southern zone
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Costa Rica
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Another indigenous man killed in Costa Rica’s southern zone

Vinicio Chacón / Semanario Universidad - February 25, 2020

On Monday night, Jhery Rivera, an indigenous Bröran de Térraba who was involved in one of four land recovery processes in that territory, was killed. This new…

Costa Rica’s Environment Ministry puts halt to pineapple farm that could have damanged Térraba-Sierpe National Wetlands
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Environment
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Costa Rica’s Environment Ministry puts halt to pineapple farm that could have damanged Térraba-Sierpe National Wetlands

The Tico Times - December 20, 2019

Costa Rica's Environment and Energy Ministry (MINAE) has suspended for environmental reasons a project that opponents argued could have permanently damaged the Térraba-Sierpe National Wetlands in the…

Environmental organizations denounce pineapple farm that could impact Térraba-Sierpe National Wetlands
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Environment
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Environmental organizations denounce pineapple farm that could impact Térraba-Sierpe National Wetlands

Vinicio Chacón / Semanario Universidad - November 22, 2019

By means of a resolution issued Nov. 6, the National Technical Secretariat of the Environment Ministry (SETENA) decided to avoid objections raised by environmentalists and maintains the…