Voices of Nate: Five first-hand accounts of Costa Rica’s devastating storm
Good deeds
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Good deeds
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Voices of Nate: Five first-hand accounts of Costa Rica’s devastating storm

Katherine Stanley - October 13, 2017

It has been a week of floods in Costa Rica: of water, mud, information, donations, stories of great sadness, and examples of extraordinary generosity. The Tico Times…

U.S.-bound – and delighted
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Photos & Video
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U.S.-bound – and delighted

The Tico Times - October 12, 2017

Seven young Costa Ricans got a very pleasant surprise Thursday when they found out they'd won scholarships to study in the United States. Duván Ramírez, Fiorella Poveda,…

Long road ahead for relief efforts in Costa Rica’s Southern Zone
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Giving Back
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Long road ahead for relief efforts in Costa Rica’s Southern Zone

Katherine Stanley - October 12, 2017

This image, taken by Rocio Vargas of the Asociación Caminos de Osa, provides a glimpse of the extensive relief efforts being carried out by Caminos members and…

A helping hand in La Cruz, Guanacaste
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A helping hand in La Cruz, Guanacaste

The Tico Times - October 11, 2017

Officials from the National Police, Coast Guard, the Intelligence and Security Division (DIS) and the Municipality of La Cruz, Guanacaste, visited the northern Guanacaste communities of  Las…

One community’s story of Tropical Storm Nate: landslides, fear and resilience
Dispatch from Monteverde
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Dispatch from Monteverde
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One community’s story of Tropical Storm Nate: landslides, fear and resilience

Marshall Cobb - October 9, 2017

Read more of Marshall Cobb's Dispatches from Monteverde here. Early in the morning this past Thursday, my insomnia and I surfed the net. One story in particular…

How to help the victims of Tropical Storm Nate in Costa Rica
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Giving Back
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How to help the victims of Tropical Storm Nate in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - October 9, 2017

Read more: Rescue operations, recovery continue after Tropical Storm Nate In one of our stories on Friday regarding the aftermath of Hurricane Nate, we included a few…

Rescue operations, recovery continue after Hurricane Nate
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Rescue operations, recovery continue after Hurricane Nate

Katherine Stanley - October 9, 2017

See also: VIDEO - Water sweeps away roads, bridges, cattle Rescues for flooded areas, attention to communities cut off from the rest of the country, delivery of…

Government decrees state of mourning; donation, volunteer efforts increase
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Government decrees state of mourning; donation, volunteer efforts increase

Katherine Stanley - October 6, 2017

See also: Tropical storm causes deaths, flooding in Costa Rica and region The government of Costa Rica decreed three days of national morning beginning today at noon…

VIDEOS: Water sweeps away roads, bridges, cattle around Costa Rica
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Weather
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VIDEOS: Water sweeps away roads, bridges, cattle around Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - October 6, 2017

In the aftermath of Tropical Storm Nate – which caused deaths, flooding and countless infrastructure crises around Costa Rica on Thursday – communities, news outlets and regional websites…