‘No thanks,’ says Solís’ 1st choice for transport vice minister
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‘No thanks,’ says Solís’ 1st choice for transport vice minister

L. Arias - May 12, 2014

Ana Luisa Elizondo Salas, appointed by President Luis Guillermo Solís as vice minister of public works and transport (MOPT), has declined the post, citing personal reasons, Transport…

Bridge inspections find faulty cement used on San José belt route
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Bridge inspections find faulty cement used on San José belt route

L. Arias - January 30, 2014

Two bridges currently under construction on a southern section of the Circunvalación – a belt route around the center of San José – were built with flawed…

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New road to Monteverde bogged down by delays, red tape

L. Arias - November 18, 2013

The National Roadway Council (CONAVI) this week will ask Costa Rica’s Comptroller General’s Office to approve a ₡1.5 billion ($3 million) budget change to fund a long-awaited…

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Work to begin on new road to Costa Rica’s Monteverde cloud forest community

L. Arias - October 23, 2013

Crews from Costa Rica's Public Works and Transport Ministry (MOPT) and the National Roadway Council (CONAVI) this week began the first stage of construction on a new…

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New road to Monteverde to be ready in 2014, officials say

L. Arias - June 11, 2013

The National Roadway Council (CONAVI) on Tuesday promised residents of the cloud forest community of Monteverde that construction of a new road will start in November.  The…

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Monteverde residents demanding a new road slow traffic on Inter-American Highway

L. Arias - June 10, 2013

A group of Monteverde residents, upset with the poor condition of a road that leads to their mountainous community in north-central Costa Rica, protested Monday morning on a…

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Residents demand new, better road to Monteverde

L. Arias - June 4, 2013

Residents in Monteverde, one of Costa Rica’s most prominent tourism destinations, will meet on Friday in the capital with government officials at Casa Presidencial to demand the…

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Road to Monteverde to be paved

L. Arias - February 11, 2013

A main access road to Monteverde, one of the most popular tourist sites in Costa Rica, will be paved in its entirety, Public Works and Transport Minister…