Mora residents battle to stop a landfill from being built in their backyard
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Costa Rica
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Mora residents battle to stop a landfill from being built in their backyard

L. Arias - February 12, 2016

The proposed construction of a landfill in the canton of Mora, 20 kilometers west of San José, has angered local residents who say they will fight to protect their natural…

Government, car dealers agree to stop importing used cars over 14 years old
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Business
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Government, car dealers agree to stop importing used cars over 14 years old

L. Arias - October 23, 2015

Officials from various ministries and representatives of both new and used car dealerships agreed this week to stop importing vehicles older than 14 years as a measure…

Costa Rica expands Braulio Carrillo National Park 
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Costa Rica expands Braulio Carrillo National Park 

Zach Dyer - October 16, 2015

President Luis Guillermo Solís signed a decree expanding by 2,386 hectares the Braulio Carrillo National Park, which lies northeast of Costa Rica's capital, during a ceremony on…

Costa Rica’s Environment Ministry to hire 150 new park rangers
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Costa Rica’s Environment Ministry to hire 150 new park rangers

L. Arias - August 25, 2015

Environment Minister Édgar Gutiérrez Espeleta said Monday he will hire 150 new park rangers to strengthen surveillance at Costa Rica's national parks and protected areas. Gutiérrez made the announcement during…