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Costa Rica Suspends Deportation of Haitian Migrants Due To Devastations of Hurricane Matthew

Costa Rica Suspends Deportation of Haitian Migrants Due To Devastations of Hurricane Matthew

(QCOSTARICA) Haitian migrants in Costa Rica facing deportation are being offered relief due to the devastations suffered in Haiti by Hurricane Matthew. On Monday, the Dirección de Migración y Extranjería (immigration service) suspended the deportation of Haitians. Immigration director Gisela Yockchen, said the decision was made on humanitarian issues and the suspension will remain until […]

First Venezuelan Plane with Aid Arrives in Haiti

First Venezuelan Plane with Aid Arrives in Haiti

People walk along a street in downtown as clean up from Hurricane Matthew continues in Jeremie, Haiti, October 6, 2016. Picture taken October 6, 2016. (Prensa Latina) The first aircraft with aid from Venezuela has arrived in Haiti to help the victims of Matthew Hurricane, the Venezuelan foreign minister, Delcy Rodríguez has reported. Through its […]

Hurricane Matthew Grounds Flights To and From Costa Rica and Florida

Hurricane Matthew Grounds Flights To and From Costa Rica and Florida

(QCOSTARICA) Travel to and from Costa Rica is once again interrupted, this time not by Turrialba volcano, but by hurricane Matthew. The storm that killed 25 people in the Caribbean, mostly in Haiti, is now hitting the southeast United States, where up to 1.5 million people were fleeing south Atlantic coastal areas. As of 10:00am […]

Costa Rica Issues “Green Alert” For Caribbean and South Pacific For Hurricane Matthew

Costa Rica Issues “Green Alert” For Caribbean and South Pacific For Hurricane Matthew

(QCOSTARICA) The National Emergency Commission (Comisión Nacional de Emergencias – CNE) issued a “green alert” for the province of Limon and the South Pacific for possible high waves and heavy rains, as a result of a indirect impact of Hurricane Matthew. According to a press released by the CNE, the alert is preventative. The University […]