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MOPT: ‘Damage from Nate On Roads Is of Titanic Proportions’

  "The magnitude of the damage caused by Tropical Storm Nate in the entire road infrastructure of the country...

Tropical Storm Nate Hits Costa Rica Hard: Seven Dead, Thousands In Shelters

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  The collapse of the old Sixaola (Limon) railroad bridge on Monday afternoon forced the closure of the modular...

New Tropical Wave Could Affect The Country This Coming Weekend

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Shotgun Used To Kill Five in La Cruz Guanacaste

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Cold Front Leaves Theee Dead, 35 Houses Roofless, Thousands Without Electricity

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“I ate it. I ate the wasp.” Costa Rica President Luis Guillermo Solis

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Model and Boyfriend Found Shot Dead In Esparza, Puntarenas

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Family of Canadian Man Waits For Answers

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Failure In Panama Cause of Blackout in Costa Rica!

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La Niña Is Here. This Is What That Means for Costa Rica.

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“Had To Go To The Bathroom” Among The Excuses To Evade Paying For Bad Parking

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Costa Rica Government Promises To Expel The “Bad Guys”

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Fourth Murder Trial Ordered For Ann Patton

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