Travel Alert: Route 32 to Limón to close for two days this week
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Travel Alert: Route 32 to Limón to close for two days this week

L. Arias - May 31, 2017

Route 32, the main road connecting the capital, San José, with the Caribbean province of Limón, will close for six hours both on Thursday and Friday. The Public…

Count me in: the natural hair revolution among Afro-Ticas
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Musings from an Afro-Costa Rican
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Count me in: the natural hair revolution among Afro-Ticas

Natasha Gordon-Chipembere - May 4, 2017

Count Me In is a multi-part series that focuses on making visible the thriving natural hair movement among Afro-descended Costa Ricans within the context of the larger…

Moín cargo terminal will not be ready in January
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Moín cargo terminal will not be ready in January

L. Arias - April 23, 2017

APM Terminals, the Dutch concessionaire currently building a container terminal in the Caribbean port of Moín, announced Friday that the $1 billion project will not begin operating…

Men caught with one ton of drugs in Costa Rica allowed to walk free, police say
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Caribbean
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Men caught with one ton of drugs in Costa Rica allowed to walk free, police say

Michael Krumholtz - April 14, 2017

Four men caught off the coast of Limón with more than one ton of marijuana onboard their ship were allowed to walk free by ruling of an area judge Thursday. The decision…

High-pressure system to bring tall waves to Costa Rica’s Caribbean, North Pacific coasts
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Costa Rica
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High-pressure system to bring tall waves to Costa Rica’s Caribbean, North Pacific coasts

L. Arias - February 27, 2017

The University of Costa Rica’s Center for Research in Marine Sciences and Limnology (CIMAR) warned that winds from a high-pressure system entering the country from the North Atlantic…

Dr. Charles Gourzong: Costa Rica’s visionary medicine man
Musings from an Afro-Costa Rican
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Musings from an Afro-Costa Rican
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Dr. Charles Gourzong: Costa Rica’s visionary medicine man

Natasha Gordon-Chipembere - January 31, 2017

Years ago, when I lived in Brooklyn, New York, one of the highlights of the summer´s end was the Annual Caribbean-American Labor Day Parade which was held…

Route 32 expansion project receives environmental permits
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Route 32 expansion project receives environmental permits

L. Arias - December 7, 2016

The Environment Ministry’s National Technical Secretariat (SETENA) has cleared the way for the expansion of Route 32, the main highway connecting Costa Rica's Central Valley to the Caribbean…

The Black side of the story: Afro-Costa Rican MC Huba Watson
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Artists
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The Black side of the story: Afro-Costa Rican MC Huba Watson

Natasha Gordon-Chipembere - December 5, 2016

Huba Antonio Watson Webley, Costa Rica’s double platinum lyricist and rapper, took time out of his busy schedule with the release of his first solo EP, called…

Otto becomes a Category 2 hurricane, approaches Caribbean coast
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Costa Rica
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Otto becomes a Category 2 hurricane, approaches Caribbean coast

Katherine Stanley - November 24, 2016

For complete coverage, follow us on Facebook or refresh this link throughout the day on Thursday. San José awoke to light gray skies, perfectly normal for a…

Limón holds community peace march in response to recent shooting
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Costa Rica
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Limón holds community peace march in response to recent shooting

Natasha Gordon-Chipembere - October 17, 2016

The streets of Limón filled with life and music this past weekend – although not the traditional Carnaval parade one might associate with the Caribbean port city…