Cyclists demand better protection on Costa Rican roads
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Cyclists demand better protection on Costa Rican roads

L. Arias - January 31, 2017

The deaths of three cyclists struck by a hit-and-run driver on Sunday prompted urban biking groups to organize a public demonstration to demand tougher laws and more protection…

Thursday rains cause flooding, emergencies in 23 cantons
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Thursday rains cause flooding, emergencies in 23 cantons

L. Arias - October 7, 2016

Heavy rains in Costa Rica caused by the indirect influence of Hurricane Matthew prompted the evacuation of 153 people on Thursday evening in three provinces, the National…

President Solís demands explanation for spike in traffic jams
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Business
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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…

First showers of the rainy season cause spike in traffic jams, accidents
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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First showers of the rainy season cause spike in traffic jams, accidents

L. Arias - June 6, 2016

Thousands of motorists have been forced to deal with the frustration of spending up to five hours stuck in traffic as the first days of the rainy season…

Initiative highlights Costa Rica’s need for roadway respect of cyclists
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Initiative highlights Costa Rica’s need for roadway respect of cyclists

L. Arias - February 29, 2016

“Mi familia me espera.” My family awaits me. That's one of the main messages shared recently on social media, cycling jerseys and other merchandising items as part of a…

Deaths on Costa Rica roads reach new record
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Crime
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Deaths on Costa Rica roads reach new record

L. Arias - December 4, 2015

The death of a motorcyclist last weekend brought the traffic death toll this year to 356, a figure that surpassed the 355 recorded in all 2014. The number also is…

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