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Protesting Against Unpaved Roads in Southern Nicoya Peninsula

Protesting Against Unpaved Roads in Southern Nicoya Peninsula

(QCOSTARICA) Thousands of locals and expats are protesting against the unpaved roads in the Southern Nicoya Peninsula of Costa Rica. Their children are being diagnosed with chronic lung infections, skin infections, eye infections, some will go blind as they become adults, and others will die due to road fatalities unless we do something now.  See […]

Costa Rica Limps To Attend Its Seniors

Costa Rica Limps To Attend Its Seniors

QCOSTARICA – While Costa Rica’s over 65 population grows in numbers, the State limps to provide attention. In 2000, this sector represented 5.5% of the total population. According to the 2011  Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos (INEC) – National Institute of Statistics and Census, it had grown to 7.2%. The latest Encuesta Nacional de […]

Turrialba Spewed Lava Rock, Magmatic Levels Are Rising: RSN

Turrialba Spewed Lava Rock, Magmatic Levels Are Rising: RSN

QCOSTARICA – Scientists at the Red Sismológica Nacional (UCR-ICE) – National Seismological Network – found “indisputable” evidence of that fresh lava blocks were cast in the latest eruptions at the Turrialba volcano. “(…) undisputed evidence of the presence of fresh chunks of lava, which were ejected in incandescent form and in a molten state [during […]

Turrialba Volcano Is Preparing For A Major Eruption, Says Geologist

Turrialba Volcano Is Preparing For A Major Eruption, Says Geologist

QCOSTARICA – The recent expulsion of gases, ash and rocks by the Turrialba volcano are signs that the colossus is preparing for a “major eruption”, said on Tuesday, Gino Gonzalez, geologist at the University of Costa Rica (UCR), The scientist said that the situation is not to panic, but yes we have to be informed […]

Turrialba Volcano Spews Incandescent Rocks, Gases and Ash In Early Morning Eruption

Turrialba Volcano Spews Incandescent Rocks, Gases and Ash In Early Morning Eruption

QCOSTARICA – It was 2:05am this morning (Tuesday) when the Turrialba volcano erupted again, expelling incandescent rocks, gases and ash that reached the northwest area of San Jose. Javier Pacheco, volcanologist Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica’s (Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa Rica – OVSICORI) confirmed the expulsion reached one kilometer over the […]

Slide Inside Slope of Turrialba Volcano

Slide Inside Slope of Turrialba Volcano

QCOSTARICA – The Turrialba volcano recorded on Saturday a new slide in the inside slope, on the west wall, of the crater. Click here for more Costa Rica videos. Representatives of the Emergency Commission and the University of Costa Rica (Comisión de Emergencias y la Universidad de Costa Rica) confirmed it after making a field visit […]