A family of four from the U.S. was rescued while adrift in the sea on their kayak in the Pacific Ocean near Playa Flamingo.
Environment Minister Édgar Gutiérrez confirmed the Discovery Costa Rica project already has all environmental permits, and said it will supply water with its own wells.
The National Tourism Chamber asked tourists not to neglect the Poás area altogether, where businesses have been hard hit, many located outside of the security perimeter.
Discovery Costa Rica is scheduled to open in late 2020, some 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Liberia, in the province of Guanacaste.
The couple said they moved to “two of the plenty vacant seats available” because a sleeping passenger was sprawled across their seats a few rows away.
UPDATE: April 14. 10:34 a.m. : Vulcanologists from OVSICORI and the National Seismological Network reported two strong eruptions at 7:39 a.m. and 7:57 a.m. on Friday.
A total of 743 Traffic Police officers are conducting surveillance operations at checkpoints along the roads to the most popular tourist destinations.
Vulcanologists say the increase in the emanation of gases, vapor and water from the Poás crater is caused by a volume of fresh magma from deeper levels that is pushing up toward the surface.
Business owners who disobey the dry law will face fines of up to 10 base salaries, or ₡4.2 million (some $7,500).
Repair projects in the capital’s sewers will begin Monday and will extend for five months, the AyA reported.