Manuel Antonio National Park administration moving to comply with Health Ministry orders
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Manuel Antonio National Park administration moving to comply with Health Ministry orders

L. Arias - May 9, 2017

The Environment Ministry's National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC) reported that it will invest approximately ₡600 million (some $1 million) in improvements to Manuel Antonio National Park before…

Health Ministry extends deadline to perform improvements at Manuel Antonio
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Costa Rica
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Health Ministry extends deadline to perform improvements at Manuel Antonio

L. Arias - February 14, 2017

The administration of Manuel Antonio National Park failed to comply with a Health Ministry deadline to conduct improvement works in the park’s infrastructure, prompting the Ministry to extend…

Health Ministry orders improvements at Manuel Antonio National Park
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Health Ministry orders improvements at Manuel Antonio National Park

L. Arias - February 13, 2017

This year, Valentine's Day is also the deadline that the Health Ministry set for administrators of Manuel Antonio National Park to conduct a series of infrastructure improvements. Among other requirements for…

Big waves, rip currents hit Pacific beaches
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Costa Rica
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Big waves, rip currents hit Pacific beaches

L. Arias - September 21, 2016

Residents and visitors along Costa Rica's Pacific coast should be wary of high tides and big waves this week, according to the University of Costa Rica's Ocean Science…

High tides expected along Pacific coast this week
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Environment and Wildlife
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High tides expected along Pacific coast this week

L. Arias - October 25, 2015

The University of Costa Rica's Marine Sciences Research Center (CIMAR) reported Friday that high tides could cause flooding in communities along the Pacific coast starting Tuesday. The rise in…

Lawmakers propose tax cut for cruise ships docking at Caldera port
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Lawmakers propose tax cut for cruise ships docking at Caldera port

L. Arias - October 9, 2015

A special legislative commission evaluating problems in the coastal province of Puntarenas wants to cut in half the tax charged to tourists arriving on cruise ships to the central…

Travel Alert: All lanes on Route 27 lead to San José Sunday afternoon
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Travel Alert: All lanes on Route 27 lead to San José Sunday afternoon

L. Arias - July 18, 2015

Traffic on Route 27 that connects San José with the province of Puntarenas will only flow towards the capital on Sunday afternoon to keep traffic moving as travelers…

Big waves expected at Costa Rica’s central Pacific beaches this weekend
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Big waves
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Big waves expected at Costa Rica’s central Pacific beaches this weekend

L. Arias - July 17, 2015

Powerful waves and rip currents started hitting beaches in the Pacific province of Puntarenas on Friday and will continue throughout the weekend, the University of Costa Rica's…

Travel Alert: Costa Rica’s Caldera Highway reopens
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Travel Alert: Costa Rica’s Caldera Highway reopens

L. Arias - June 5, 2015

Transit on Route 27 between Costa Rica’s capital and the Pacific province of Puntarenas reopened under Traffic Police supervision at 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, GlobalVía, the company that…

Travel Alert: Landslide closes Route 27, a major highway to Costa Rica’s Pacific coast
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Travel Alert: Landslide closes Route 27, a major highway to Costa Rica’s Pacific coast

L. Arias - June 3, 2015

Update, 9:35 a.m. on Friday: The Caldera Highway has been reopened to traffic after workers removed debris on Thursday. Read the update here. Original story continues here: Transit on…