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Central America evaluates the destruction caused by cyclone Eta
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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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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 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…

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

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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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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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…

DGAC touts tourism benefits of renovated Drake Bay airport
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DGAC touts tourism benefits of renovated Drake Bay airport

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 10, 2019

Costa Rica upgraded Drake Bay Airport last year, inaugurating in January 2019 a new runway, expanded apron and a modern passenger terminal. That investment is already showing…

A road trip down Costa Rica’s Costanera
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Southern Zone
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A road trip down Costa Rica’s Costanera

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 16, 2019

Route 34, better known as the Costanera, is a two-lane highway on Costa Rica's Pacific Coast. Not fully completed until surprisingly recently, the Costanera now allows for…

Catching roosterfish in a washing machine
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Wetline Costa Rica
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Catching roosterfish in a washing machine

Todd Staley - September 30, 2017

See also: Reader not fond of 'torturing fish,' but sportfishing isn't the problem I have never enjoyed fishing under pressure. I prefer to fish for fun. There…

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