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Central American states count cost of Iota amid search for bodies
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Central American states count cost of Iota amid search for bodies

Julia RIOS / AFP - November 20, 2020

Rescue workers dug through mounds of thick mud Thursday in the grim search for bodies as Central American countries began to count the cost of Hurricane Iota,…

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

Iota leaves 38 dead after tearing through Central America
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Iota leaves 38 dead after tearing through Central America

AFP bureaus - November 19, 2020

Iota's death toll rose to 38 on Wednesday after the year's biggest Atlantic storm unleashed mudslides, tore apart buildings and left thousands homeless across Central America, revisiting…

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…

Iota dissipates over El Salvador after leaving wave of deaths in Central America
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Iota dissipates over El Salvador after leaving wave of deaths in Central America

Carlos Mario MARQUEZ / AFP - November 18, 2020

Central American countries began to see an improvement in the weather on Wednesday after suffering the violent impact of cyclone Iota, which dissipated over El Salvador after…

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

Tropical Storm Iota reaches Honduras; cyclone has killed at least eight
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Tropical Storm Iota reaches Honduras; cyclone has killed at least eight

Noe LEIVA and Julia RIOS / AFP - November 18, 2020

Iota arrived in Honduras on Tuesday as a tropical storm after leaving eight dead and causing extensive damage in Nicaragua, where thousands of people were cut off…

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…

Hurricane Iota’s landfall was just 15 miles from Hurricane Eta’s
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Hurricane Iota’s landfall was just 15 miles from Hurricane Eta’s

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 17, 2020

Hurricane Iota’s landfall location was just 15 miles (25 km) south of where Hurricane Eta made landfall just two weeks earlier, according to the National Hurricane Center.…

Hurricane Iota tears through Central America after Nicaragua landfall
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Hurricane Iota tears through Central America after Nicaragua landfall

Julia RIOS / AFP - November 17, 2020

Hurricane Iota was barreling through Central America on Tuesday, hours after making landfall as the strongest Atlantic storm this year along a stretch of Nicaraguan coast devastated…