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…

Construction to begin soon to curb heavy traffic on Circunvalación beltway
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Construction to begin soon to curb heavy traffic on Circunvalación beltway

L. Arias - September 8, 2016

President Luis Guillermo Solís took a tour Wednesday of construction projects around the San José metro area designed to ease the capital's ever-worsening traffic problems. The projects…

On Afro-Caribbean Day, government promises new cruise ship terminal in Limón
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On Afro-Caribbean Day, government promises new cruise ship terminal in Limón

L. Arias - September 1, 2016

The Caribbean province of Limón will have a new cruise ship terminal thanks to a ₡93 million ($166,000) government investment, President Luis Guillermo Solís said. That's one…

Comptroller General’s Office approves contract to expand Route 32
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Comptroller General’s Office approves contract to expand Route 32

L. Arias - April 28, 2016

The expansion from two to four lanes of a 107-kilometer stretch of Route 32, the main road to the Caribbean region, is finally moving forward after the…

New Moín container terminal set to open in 2017
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New Moín container terminal set to open in 2017

L. Arias - April 11, 2016

Construction of the new container terminal in the Caribbean port of Moín in Limón province is 27 percent completed, according to a report issued Friday during an inspection…

Travel Alert: Route 32 through Braulio Carrillo closed over the weekend
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Travel Alert: Route 32 through Braulio Carrillo closed over the weekend

L. Arias - March 2, 2016

The section of Route 32, the main road connecting San José with the Caribbean province of Limón, through Braulio Carrillo National Park will be closed this weekend,…

China overtakes West in development funding to Latin America
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China overtakes West in development funding to Latin America

Larry Luxner - February 25, 2016

WASHINGTON — The China Development Bank’s $395 million loan to Costa Rica for expanding the highway that links San José to the Caribbean port of Limón is part of…

Public Works minister defends government’s progress on infrastructure projects
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Public Works minister defends government’s progress on infrastructure projects

L. Arias - November 20, 2015

Public Works and Transport Minister Carlos Segnini Villalobos defended the government's progress on major infrastructure projects Thursday. Segnini took the hot seat before the Legislative Committee on…

Route 32 closed again; officials warn of more closures throughout rainy season
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Route 32 closed again; officials warn of more closures throughout rainy season

L. Arias - July 7, 2015

Traffic Police reopened Route 32, Costa Rica's most important road between the Central Valley and Limón province, at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday. But at 5 p.m. police…

Intense rains in Costa Rica’s Caribbean, northern regions prompt evacuations
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Intense rains in Costa Rica’s Caribbean, northern regions prompt evacuations

L. Arias - July 7, 2015

Flooding caused by heavy rains in Costa Rica’s northern and Caribbean regions has forced emergency agencies to evacuate a total of 580 people, the National Emergency Commission…