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Brazilian company OAS wants Costa Rica to pay $45 million for highway contract suspension

L. Arias - June 7, 2013

The Brazilian company OAS is seeking $45 million in compensation from the Costa Rican government for the termination of a contract to rebuild the highway between San José…

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More protests planned for Thursday over San Ramón Highway

L. Arias - May 14, 2013

Public protests will return next Thursday when residents from San Ramón, Grecia, Zarcero, Naranjo and Palmares take to the streets due to the lack of responses from…

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Government has no funds to build road to San Ramón

L. Arias - April 24, 2013

The National Roadway Council (CONAVI) does not have funds available for immediate repairs to the highway connecting San José with the canton of San Ramón, in Alajuela.…

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In a victory for San Ramón residents, Chinchilla annuls highway contract

AFP - April 23, 2013

Backed into a corner, Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla announced she is canceling a widely unpopular highway concession granted to Brazilian company OAS. “I’ve decided to end…