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News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to end your week
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News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to end your week

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 20, 2020

Happy Friday from The Tico Times! Here's the news you should know today. **** Costa Rica confirmed 1,422 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday and 1,219 on Thursday…

News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to start your Thursday
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Costa Rica
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News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to start your Thursday

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 19, 2020

Happy Thursday from The Tico Times. Here's the news you should know today. **** The National Emergency Commission (CNE) has eased Iota-related weather alerts. All areas except the Caribbean…

News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to start your Wednesday
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News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to start your Wednesday

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 18, 2020

Happy Wednesday from The Tico Times. Here's the news you should know today. **** Central America continues to experience the effects of Iota. The system made landfall on Monday…

Costa Rican authorities detail damage, costs of hurricane influence
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Costa Rican authorities detail damage, costs of hurricane influence

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 17, 2020

Costa Rica's National Emergency Commission (CNE) and National Meteorological Institute (IMN) on Tuesday detailed the damages and costs provoked by the two major hurricanes that have made…

News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to start your Tuesday
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Costa Rica
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News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to start your Tuesday

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 17, 2020

Happy Tuesday from The Tico Times. Once again, we hope you're staying dry and safe. Here's the news you should know today. **** Iota made landfall in…

Central America asks for help to rebuild in the face of devastating hurricanes
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Central America asks for help to rebuild in the face of devastating hurricanes

AFP - November 16, 2020

Central American presidents on Monday appealed to the financial community and international organizations for resources to support the reconstruction of their respective countries, given the damage caused…

NHC tracking weather disturbance with 40% chance of cyclone formation
Costa Rica
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NHC tracking weather disturbance with 40% chance of cyclone formation

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 16, 2020

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) is tracking a weather disturbance in the Caribbean Sea that it says has a 40% chance of cyclone formation within the next…

Evacuations underway in Honduras, Nicaragua and Guatemala as Iota approaches
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Evacuations underway in Honduras, Nicaragua and Guatemala as Iota approaches

Julia Rios / AFP - November 16, 2020

Iota strengthened into a "catastrophic" Category 5 hurricane and was set to slam into Central America late Monday, threatening areas devastated by a powerful storm just two…

Just in: Iota strengthens into ‘catastrophic’ Category 5 hurricane
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Just in: Iota strengthens into ‘catastrophic’ Category 5 hurricane

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 16, 2020

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) announced Monday morning that Iota has strengthened into a “catastrophic” Category 5 hurricane. Iota becomes the second recorded Category 5 hurricane ever…

‘Exceptionally dangerous’ Hurricane Iota could reach Category 5
Costa Rica
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‘Exceptionally dangerous’ Hurricane Iota could reach Category 5

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 16, 2020

Update (9:25 a.m.): Iota has officially been upgraded to a Category 5 hurricane. Read more here. Our original story follows: An “exceptionally dangerous” Iota could strengthen into a…