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Turrialba Volcano Continues Constant Eruptive Activity

Turrialba Volcano Continues Constant Eruptive Activity

(QCOSTARICA) The Turrialba volcano maintains a constant eruptive activity, spewing ash and gas to heights of between 500 and 1,000 metres from the crater, says the Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa Rica (Ovsicori) – Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica. The OVSICORI said that ash fall continues in the area nearest the colossus: […]

The Cartago Express Brings Weary Pilgrims Back to San José

The Cartago Express Brings Weary Pilgrims Back to San José

by Michael Miller – August 2 is the official day when faithful Catholics of Costa Rica (and nearby countries) journey, by the hundreds of thousands, to the city of Cartago, about 15 miles to the east of San José. They go to visit the Basilica de Nuestra Señora de los Angeles (Basilica of Our Lady […]

Bicycle Rental Program in Cartago “A Total Success” Says Mayor

Bicycle Rental Program in Cartago “A Total Success” Says Mayor

QCOSTARICA – In October last year, in the city of Cartago began a pilot progam to loan bicycles to students of the Liceo Jorge Volio of the Colegio Universitario de Cartago (CUC) and the Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica (TEC). Today it already has more than 500 users and in the first three months, from […]