Government decrees state of mourning; donation, volunteer efforts increase
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Government decrees state of mourning; donation, volunteer efforts increase

Katherine Stanley - October 6, 2017

See also: Tropical storm causes deaths, flooding in Costa Rica and region The government of Costa Rica decreed three days of national morning beginning today at noon…

VIDEOS: Water sweeps away roads, bridges, cattle around Costa Rica
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Weather
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VIDEOS: Water sweeps away roads, bridges, cattle around Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - October 6, 2017

In the aftermath of Tropical Storm Nate – which caused deaths, flooding and countless infrastructure crises around Costa Rica on Thursday – communities, news outlets and regional websites…

Government charters flight to bring Costa Ricans home from Puerto Rico
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Caribbean
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Government charters flight to bring Costa Ricans home from Puerto Rico

Katherine Stanley - October 5, 2017

The Costa Rican government has arranged a flight for approximately 65 Ticos in Puerto Rico who have asked for assistance in returning to their country in the…

UPDATED: Tropical storm causes deaths, flooding in Costa Rica and region
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Caribbean
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UPDATED: Tropical storm causes deaths, flooding in Costa Rica and region

The Tico Times and AFP - October 5, 2017

See photos and video from around the country. A tropical storm churning north through Central America killed at least eight people in Costa Rica Thursday, with approximately…

Bad rainy season leaves dozens dead in Central America
Central America
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Central America
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Bad rainy season leaves dozens dead in Central America

AFP and The TIco Times - October 4, 2017

An unusually intense rainy season in Central America has left dozens dead and thousands more affected by damaged or destroyed homes and roads. Weather observatories said precipitation…

Costa Rican Foreign Ministry seeks Costa Ricans in Puerto Rico
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Caribbean
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Costa Rican Foreign Ministry seeks Costa Ricans in Puerto Rico

The Tico Times and AFP - September 28, 2017

As Puerto Rico continues to reel in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, Costa Rica's Foreign Ministry is seeking out Costa Rican citizens on the island in order…

Heavy rains send 200 people to shelters around Costa Rica; authorities brace for more
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Heavy rains send 200 people to shelters around Costa Rica; authorities brace for more

Katherine Stanley - September 27, 2017

An unusually rainy September – and given what a typical September is like in Costa Rica, the phrase "unusually rainy" denotes some serious downpours – continues to pummel communities around…

Irma’s impact on Costa Rica: what to expect this weekend
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Costa Rica
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Irma’s impact on Costa Rica: what to expect this weekend

Katherine Stanley - September 8, 2017

With Hurricane Irma leaving devastation in its wake throughout the Caribbean and the U.S. state of Florida bracing for its impact, many in Costa Rica are wondering…

Cold front brings heavy rains, winds through Costa Rica
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Cold front brings heavy rains, winds through Costa Rica

Michael Krumholtz - January 9, 2017

Costa Rica's bad weather blues just won't quit. Still reeling from a deadly hurricane and seeing an uptick in ashfall from Turrialba Volcano, the country is now…

Strong winds expected over most of Costa Rica this week
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Strong winds expected over most of Costa Rica this week

L. Arias - December 20, 2016

The National Meteorological Institute (IMN) reported on Monday morning that the entry of a high-pressure system into the Gulf of Mexico is increasing the influence of trade winds over…