Limon (Costa Rica)

Type: City
Name: Limon (Costa Rica)
Country: Costa Rica
Latitude: 9.99
Longitude: -83.040001
population: 63,094
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Suspects in slaying of sea turtle conservationist Jairo Mora will stand trial

Seven men will stand trial for last year’s  murder of sea turtle conservationist Jairo Mora after a judge’s ruling in a preliminary hearing in Costa Rica’s Caribbean port city of Limón on Tuesday.Prosecutors have charged the suspects – alleged poachers ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

The manatee will become Costa Rica's national marine symbol following final vote in Legislative Assembly

See the full story of the manatee bill’s journey hereIn a unanimous vote Tuesday, Costa Rica’s Legislative Assembly passed a bill naming the manatee as the country’s national marine symbol. The sea cow — as the creature is also known — will be Costa Rica’s ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Panama: Contracts With Tocumen to be Revised

The new air terminal administration is reviewing the details of all contracts with private firms providing different services at the airport."...In little more than two weeks at the head of Tocumen, SA , Joseph Fidanque III began a process of verification ... [Published CentralAmericaData - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Latin American Herald Tribune - Endangered Sea Turtle Rescued from Poachers in Costa Rica

SAN JOSE Police rescued a leatherback sea turtle from the vehicle of poachers who planned to sell the animal for its meat, Costa Ricas Security Ministry said.The leatherback is an endangered species and the sale of its flesh or eggs is banned in Costa ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Police rescue giant sea turtle from trunk of a car after shootout with suspects

Costa Rican police officer Raúl Rivera was helping at a routine police checkpoint late Wednesday night in the Caribbean port city of Limón when his unit was suddenly fired upon by occupants of an approaching vehicle.“We saw the car approaching and were ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jul 24 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]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Caribbean, Northern zone residents get a break from the rain, but that could change on Wednesday

Despite a significant decrease in rainfall on Monday, the National Emergency Commission (CNE) said it will maintain a green alert for the Caribbean and Northern zones, two of Costa Rica’s regions most affected by heavy rains last week.The National Meteorological ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

The plight of the Costa Rican manatee

LIMÓN – In his home in the tiny barrio of Limoncito, a few miles away from Costa Rica’s Atlantic coast, 8-year-old Aldeir Cortés is staring through a portal into an underwater world. Despite his proximity to the coast, Cortés has never seen the bulging ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Photos: A visit to a Costa Rican Cabécar indigenous community

SAN JOSÉ CABÉCAR, Limón – Visiting the San José Cabécar indigenous community, located in the mountains of Talamanca, Limón, is not something many people have the chance to do. This community is one of the few in Costa Rica that has maintained a significant ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

AARP trip

at 3:15 pmLouisa AARP is planning a cruise to the Panama Canal Feb. 16 through Feb. 27, 2015. The 12 day, 11 night cruise will leave Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and will visit Aruba, Cartagena, Columbia, Panama Canal, Panama, Colon, Panama, Limon, Costa Rica, ... [Published The Central Virginian - Jul 18 2014]
Entities: AARP, Panama Canal, Panama
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Heavy rainfall prompts National Emergency Commission alert for the Caribbean and Northern Zone

Intense rainfalls in the past couple days, and the likelihood that they will continue over the weekend, has prompted the National Emergency Commission (CNE) to declare a green “preventative” alert  in the Caribbean and Northern Zone regions of Costa ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Powerful waves to hit Costa Rica’s Caribbean and Pacific beaches over the weekend

Experts from the University of Costa Rica’s Ocean Science and Limnology Research Center (CIMAR) are warning residents and beachgoers that powerful waves will hit Costa Rican shores on both coasts beginning Friday.CIMAR’s Ocean Information Director Omar ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jul 03 2014]

Quotes

Fidanque added to Prensa.com that "... irregularities have been detected, including remote control procurements, lack of financial resources and lack of management of concessions to generate fresh revenue for the entity."
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."
"...Rogelio Douglas, manager of APM Terminals , said he was unaware of the issue and preferred not to comment. "
"...The project represents an investment of $14 million, and aims to bring telecommunications services to 57,729 students in over 471 schools and 73 colleges. In addition these facilities will also be brought to Intelligence Community Centers (CECI), EBAIS centers and the Cen-CINAI."

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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]
Carnival Offers 10 to 12-Day Cruise from Galves... [Published Travel Agent Central - Jul 23 2014]
Carnival Triumph Goes Long, Magic Goes Short [Published Travel Pulse - Jul 22 2014]
Carnival adds more long cruises from Galveston [Published TravelWeekly.com - Jul 22 2014]
Caribbean, Northern zone residents get a break ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jul 21 2014]
The plight of the Costa Rican manatee [Published TicoTimes.net - Jul 21 2014]
Photos: A visit to a Costa Rican Cabécar indige... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jul 19 2014]
AARP trip [Published The Central Virginian - Jul 18 2014]
Emporia needs a train [Published Emporia Gazette - Jul 17 2014]
Public works deals should go back to the drawin... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jul 17 2014]
Costa Rican Electricity Institute rules out bla... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jul 17 2014]
Costa Rica's Solís to address trade imbalance w... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jul 16 2014]
Lawmakers give nod to Costa Rica's manatee with... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jul 15 2014]
Health officials testing first two cases of Tic... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jul 13 2014]
Panama Canal cruise is a fascinating trip thoug... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Jul 12 2014]
Heavy rainfall prompts National Emergency Commi... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jul 11 2014]
Costa Rica registers increase in seismic activi... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jul 10 2014]
14 photos of Cahuita's 2nd International Calyps... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jul 08 2014]
French tourist becomes first person to contract... [Published Inside Costa Rica - Jul 07 2014]
Powerful waves to hit Costa Rica’s Caribbean an... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jul 03 2014]
More Barriers to Mega Port in Moin [Published CentralAmericaData - Jul 02 2014]
Costa Rica: $14 million for Telecommunications [Published CentralAmericaData - Jun 30 2014]
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