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The fer-de-lance, known locally a terciopelo, is a highly venomous pit viper.
An exceptionally dangerous Iota could strengthen into a Category 5 hurricane before making landfall in Nicaragua and Honduras, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) warned Monday morning.
The National Hurricane Center (NHC) warned Sunday is the last guaranteed day to prepare for Hurricane Iota, which is expected to make landfall tomorrow in Honduras or Nicaragua.
Costa Rica's National Emergency Commission (CNE) on Saturday afternoon placed the entire national territory under weather alerts as it anticipates indirect effects from Tropical Storm Iota.
Hurricane Eta left dozens of deaths, buried houses, overflowing rivers and landslides before heading back to the Caribbean.
The death toll in Central America from Hurricane Eta rose to at least 18 on Thursday as the storm weakened into a tropical depression.
Costa Rica places 8 cantons under Red Alert; two people reported dead due to landslides related to Hurricane Eta.
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 Ministry (MOPT) confirmed Monday.
This new crime against the life of an indigenous leader comes less than a year after the murder of Sergio Rojas, a Bribrí leader from the territory of Salitre, in a crime which remains unsolved.
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