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Costa Rica – Panama Bridge Work Resumes

Construction of the US$25 million dollar bridge over the Sixaola river that will link Panama and Costa Rica resumed Monday after Panama's health ministry gave the green light to conclude the 260-meter structure that was supposed to be completed this month. The bridge is reportedly...

New bridge between Costa Rica and Panama making progress: at 72%

Those times in which the residents of Sixaola Limón, crossed to Panama by an old and deteriorated bridge are about to be only an ungrateful memory. This Friday, the Ministry of Public Works and Transportation (MOPT) reported that the construction of a binational bridge has...

Costa Rica – Panama Bridge Half Way There

The construction of the new binational bridge over the Sixaola River, which is being jointly carried out by Costa Rica and Panama, presents a global advance of 56%. At the same time, the relocation of the border posts of both countries in matters of migration,...

Faster Border Procedures at Costa Rica and Panama Border Proposed

Panama's government is preparing a bill to create the Integrated Control System at the border with Costa Rica, with the aim of simplifying the transit of people, vehicles and goods between the two countries. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Panama reported that Alejandro Ferrer,...

Collapse Of Old Sixaola Railraod Bridg Temporarily Closed Passage Between Costa Rica And Panama

  The collapse of the old Sixaola (Limon) railroad bridge on Monday afternoon forced the closure of the modular bridge connecting Panama and Costa Rica, for several hours, confirmed the Ministerio de Obras Públicas y Transportes (MOPT) - Ministry of Transport. Giselle Alfaro, MOPT deputy minister...

Legislature Finally Approves US$100 Million Loan To Modernize Land Border Crossings

Eradicating problems in infrastructure, lack of inter-institutional coordination, insecurity, lack of user controls, repetitive and inefficient procedures, budget deficiencies, and informal activities are some of the main goals of the Border Integration Program (Programa de Integración Fronteriza in Spanish) approved last Thursday in a...

Sixaola Bridge Construction Closer To Reality

Q COSTA RICA - The construction of a new bridge between Costa Rica and Panama to a step closer to reality with the award of the tender contract. The announcement of a new bridge was made early last year with an expected completion date of...

Remembering The Limon Earthquake

Friday, April 22, 1991 was the 25th anniversary of the biggest recorded earthquake (temblor in Spanish) in the history of Costa Rica. The 1991 Costa Rica earthquake, known as the Limon earthquake, registered 7.8 on the Richter scale, th  in Pandora, Valle La Estrella, Limon, in...

Construction Of New Costa Rica – Panama Bridge To Begin In June

QCOSTARICA - The construction of a new Costa Rica - Panama bridge over the Sixaola river, is expected to start in June, announced Panama's Ministerio de Economía y Finanzas (Ministry of Economy said and Finance - MEF). At a cost of US$15 million dollars,...

Banana Workers’ Strike Highlights Abuses by Corporations in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA (IPS) - A strike that has brought activity to a halt since January on three major banana plantations on Costa Rica’s southern Caribbean coast, along the border with Panama, has highlighted the abuses in a sector in the hands of transnational corporations and...

Sixaola To Get New Border Bridge In 2017

QCOSTARICA - The Ministry of Public Works and Transport (Ministerio de Obras Públicas y Transportes - MOPT) said it will soon start the build on a bi-national bridge linking Sixaola (Costa Rica) and Guabito (Panama). Mauricio Gonzales, deputy Minister of Infrastructure, said on Friday that...

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