Some help for the holidays: One-day getaways from San José
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Around Costa Rica
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Some help for the holidays: One-day getaways from San José

Andrés Madrigal - December 28, 2016

The last week of December is a great time to head to the beach in Costa Rica, except for the fact that everyone else is already there.…

3 US Coast Guard officers injured in lightning strike at Costa Rica’s Poás Volcano 
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Environment and Wildlife
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3 US Coast Guard officers injured in lightning strike at Costa Rica’s Poás Volcano 

Zach Dyer - September 21, 2015

A lightning strike at Costa Rica's Poás Volcano Saturday afternoon left three U.S. Coast Guard officers hospitalized. A sudden thunderstorm passed over the popular tourist destination located 50 kilometers…

Man throws religious icons into Costa Rica’s Poás Volcano
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Environment and Wildlife
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Man throws religious icons into Costa Rica’s Poás Volcano

Zach Dyer - July 3, 2015

Most people visit Costa Rica's volcanoes to admire their beauty, but one man apparently had a different idea. The news website CRHoy.com posted a video Thursday reportedly…

Poás Volcano spews gas and water during 3 phreatic eruptions
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Environment and Wildlife
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Poás Volcano spews gas and water during 3 phreatic eruptions

Lindsay Fendt - August 29, 2014

Costa Rica's Poás Volcano let loose on Wednesday, spewing gas and water more than 300 feet into the air, the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI) reported. Seismologists…

Scientists from 15 countries study deep carbon sources in Costa Rica
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Environment and Wildlife
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Scientists from 15 countries study deep carbon sources in Costa Rica

L. Arias - February 20, 2014

The interior of the Earth has large unexplored sources of carbon, and a group of 35 scientists are meeting at the University of Costa Rica (UCR) Thursday…