Limon (Costa Rica)

Type: City
Name: Limon (Costa Rica)
Country: Costa Rica
Latitude: 9.99
Longitude: -83.040001
population: 63,094
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Beyond the Rhetoric: The Awakening of Black Costa Rica

By Harry C. AlfordNNPA ColumnistI am writing this article from the beautiful nation of Costa Rica (Rich Coast in English). It is our mission to connect the dots of the African Diaspora and this dot is pretty key to accomplishing that mission. The seven ... [Published Black Press USA - 6 hours ago]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Lost Highway

The moment I wheeled my bike out the front door of the Park Hotel, it started to rain. Gray overcast blanketed the sky. Droplets spritzed me from above. My shoulders ached beneath my load.First things first: My backpack was too heavy. I needed a second ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

New Airport Proposal in Limon Hopes to Revamp the Caribbean Coast

Associates of Mel Group met with members of the Social Christian Unity Party (PUSC) to negotiate the construction of an airport in Limon, with a main runway 11,000 feet long.This investment, according to the president of the company, would generate approximately ... [Published Caribbean News Digital - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

El Salvador: $123 million for Road Works

The funds will be granted to the government of El Salvador in the form of a loan, and will be used in the construction of the road project, on the northern outskirts of the city of San Miguel, whose "area of ​​influence will include all of the metropolitan ... [Published CentralAmericaData - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

PHOTOS: Authorities seize 442 turtle eggs in 2 days

In three separate busts on different coasts, Costa Rican police officers and Coast Guard officials seized a total of 442 sea turtle eggs on Monday and Tuesday.Officials from the Quepos Coast Guard discovered the first batch of eggs on Monday after stopping the fishing ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Nicaraguan resident sent to prison for killing sea turtle

A Nicaraguan resident who killed and gutted a green sea turtle in the province of Limon in Costa Rica has been sentenced to 12 months in prison.The turtle poacher by the name of Martinez was caught in the Tortuguero National Park sanctuary area by police ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Funding Stopped for Expansion of Dock in Moin

The problems with ports in Costa Rican could still get worse in the future with the delay of the expansion of the dock at Moin. The Board of the Port Administration and Economic Development of the Atlantic Coast (Japdeva) is waiting for the government ... [Published CentralAmericaData - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

French tourist drowns at Cokles beach in Limón

August 18 th , 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) A 50-year-old French tourist identified as Jean Claude Gilberth Fronstaine drowned at Cokles beach in Limón over the weekend.The French businessman had been vacationing in Costa Rica for just three days prior ... [Published Inside Costa Rica - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Suspected drug plane crashes near remote government airstrip

August 15 th , 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) A small aircraft believed to have been carrying cocaine from South America crashed near a remote government airstrip in Barra de Parismina in Limon, authorities discovered on Wednesday.It is believed the plane ... [Published Inside Costa Rica - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Costa Rica: Private Group Wants to Build Road

The five builders who suggested their plan to the former officials of the Ministry of Transport and Public Works are once again knocking on the doors of the institution, this time proposing that the current chief, Carlos Segnini , consider the initiative ... [Published CentralAmericaData - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

The Food Market in Guatemala

From the introduction of a report by the Costa Rican Foreign Trade Promotion Office :Guatemala is the sixth destination for Costa Rican exports and second in the Central American region. Total trade in this market has grown by 8.2% in the last decade, ... [Published CentralAmericaData - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Controversial Chinese Projects in Costa Rica

Two major projects in infrastructure which began under the Chinchilla administration are now being analyzed by the government of Solis, due to the criticisms raised against the conditions imposed by the Chinese government for the provision of the $395 ... [Published CentralAmericaData - Jul 24 2014]

Quotes

"... In order to achieve this flexibility, Segnini asked the deputies not to include in the trust the funding for the radial corridors to the San José-San Ramón route, such as the corridor to Sarchi, which deputies proposed to add to the bill. "
"By signing an addendum to the voluntary agreement between the Association Council for Real Estate Development (CODI) and the National Council for Roads (Conavi) there will be an extension to 5 -lanes of the ringring road Santa AnaAna Belen two kilometers long, and 4 bridges located on this highway in which an investment of $34 million is estimated to be carried out. The first phase of work will involve the relocation of utilities and will start next January in order to have the necessary space to allow extending the lanes."
"Terminal 57 is complementary to the Moin Container Terminal (TCM by its initials in Spanish), where it is expected that 90% of the country's cargo will pass through."
An article in Nacion.com reports that "... The government of Luis Guillermo Solís reported today that China will make a formal request to renegotiate the loan to expand Route 32, which was signed during the administration of Laura Chinchilla."

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Beyond the Rhetoric: The Awakening of Black Cos... [Published Black Press USA - 6 hours ago]
Caribbean parade, hot rod workshop, and other h... [Published TicoTimes.net - Aug 29 2014]
Trust For All Roadworks in Costa Rica [Published CentralAmericaData - Aug 28 2014]
Lost Highway [Published TicoTimes.net - Aug 27 2014]
Nicaraguan migrants don't follow other Central ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Aug 27 2014]
New Airport Proposal in Limon Hopes to Revamp t... [Published Caribbean News Digital - Aug 26 2014]
Costa Rica’s Playa Ostional: A community that l... [Published TicoTimes.net - Aug 23 2014]
El Salvador: $123 million for Road Works [Published CentralAmericaData - Aug 21 2014]
PHOTOS: Authorities seize 442 turtle eggs in 2 ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Aug 21 2014]
Nicaraguan resident sent to prison for killing ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 20 2014]
Gear me [Published TicoTimes.net - Aug 20 2014]
Facing closures of makeshift garbage dumps, Cos... [Published TicoTimes.net - Aug 20 2014]
Funding Stopped for Expansion of Dock in Moin [Published CentralAmericaData - Aug 19 2014]
French tourist drowns at Cokles beach in Limón [Published Inside Costa Rica - Aug 18 2014]
Biking from sea to shining sea [Published TicoTimes.net - Aug 18 2014]
For family in the rain, Arenal Springs to the r... [Published TicoTimes.net - Aug 16 2014]
Suspected drug plane crashes near remote govern... [Published Inside Costa Rica - Aug 15 2014]
Costa Rica: Private Group Wants to Build Road [Published CentralAmericaData - Aug 14 2014]
CCL Goes Big in Galveston [Published Travel Press - Aug 11 2014]
The Food Market in Guatemala [Published CentralAmericaData - Aug 08 2014]
Costa Rica Coast Guard arrests two men with but... [Published Inside Costa Rica - Aug 01 2014]
Suspects in slaying of sea turtle conservationi... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jul 30 2014]
Oil Alliance Between China and Costa Rica Comes... [Published Inter Press Service - Jul 30 2014]
The manatee will become Costa Rica's national m... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jul 30 2014]
Ingenius escapes – world’s coolest treehouse ho... [Published What's On Dubai - Jul 29 2014]
Drug traffickers target Costa Rica’s exports [Published Inside Costa Rica - Jul 29 2014]
Panama: Contracts With Tocumen to be Revised [Published CentralAmericaData - Jul 28 2014]
Latin American Herald Tribune - Endangered Sea ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 26 2014]
Police rescue giant sea turtle from trunk of a ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jul 24 2014]
Controversial Chinese Projects in Costa Rica [Published CentralAmericaData - Jul 24 2014]
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