Limon (Costa Rica)

Type: City
Name: Limon (Costa Rica)
Country: Costa Rica
Latitude: 9.99
Longitude: -83.040001
population: 63,094
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Costa Rica registers increase in seismic activity this week

The Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI) on Thursday morning reported a magnitude-4.0 tremor off the Caribbean coast in Limón.The earthquake occurred at 9:01 a.m., with an epicenter located 13 kilometers northeast of Puerto ... [Published TicoTimes.net - 15 hours ago]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

14 photos of Cahuita's 2nd International Calypso Festival

Dedicated to Costa Rica’s Calypso hero Walter “Gavitt” Ferguson, the second International Calypso Festival was held over the weekend at the Alfredo Gonzales Flores park in Cahuita, Limon, on the Caribbean coast.Los Rumberitos de Puerto Viejo, Cahuita ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jul 08 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]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Costa Rica: Half of Limon Port City Project to Continue

After having rejected the request to extend the loan for $72 million made by the administration of Luis Guillermo Solís, the World Bank has agreed to review the conditions of the loan and maintain funding only for certain works of the project, which will ... [Published CentralAmericaData - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Costa Rica: Deadline to Sign $395 million Chinese Loan Extended

It is the fifth time there has been a postponement of the signing of the loan agreement for the extension of 105 kilometers of Route 32, which connects the capital with the Port of Limón, in the Caribbean, but the first in the administration of President ... [Published CentralAmericaData - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Police arrest suspect selling poached turtle eggs

Police arrested a man with the last names Calvo Alvarado on Monday for selling turtle eggs outside of the Río Blanco stadium in Limón, on the country’s Caribbean coast.Calvo was caught with 65 leatherback sea turtle eggs, which he was hawking for  ₡1,000 ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Cops in Limón nab alleged suspect in mugging of British tourists

Officers of Costa Rica’s National Police in the Caribbean region of Talamanca on Monday arrested a man suspected of robbing two British women.The crime occurred at 2:33 a.m. on Monday, when the tourists were walking along one of the roads in the town ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

Costa Rica Renegotiates Chinese Loan for $395 million

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."The contract ... [Published CentralAmericaData - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

What if Development Projects Were Managed by the Private Sector?

EditorialA few months ago a controversy arose in Spain over the allocation of funds for development, such as low-interest financing for development projects by a private construction company. Keeping in mind the poor results in the Limon Port City Project ... [Published CentralAmericaData - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

Costa Rica: New Setback for Limón Port City Project

The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) at the World Bank decided to reject the extension request submitted in January 2014 by the Chinchilla administration to extend beyond May 31, 2014, the deadline for executing the works, ... [Published CentralAmericaData - Jun 16 2014]
First reported Jun 13 2014 - Updated Jun 14 2014 - 1 reports

Solís administration seeks to renegotiate China contract for expanding highway to Limón

Public Works and Transport Minister Carlos Segnini on Thursday asked lawmakers to postpone for up to four months a final vote on a $485 million loan package from China to finance expansion of Route 32, the country’s main access to the Caribbean province ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jun 13 2014]
First reported Jun 11 2014 - Updated Jun 11 2014 - 1 reports

Contradictions in Costa Rica Over Mega Port Project

While President Luis Guillermo Solis is touring the United States looking for investors and providing legal certainty to foreign companies, inside the country space is still being given to obviously bias obstructionism on the part of port official unions. ... [Published CentralAmericaData - Jun 11 2014]

Quotes

"...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."
...com that "... at this time they are defining which projects in the Limon Port City project will benefit and which will be discarded. "'We are making an appropriate closure plan. It will be a new project, in which we will be able to execute the works ....If something is in process, but will not be ready by next January, it will not be included. But if it is quite advanced, that will ensures that it will be finished.'"
The Minister of Public Works and Transportation, Carlos Segnini said in an article on Nacion.com that "... now the representatives of China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) will have a meeting in Beijing in order to define the new terms ...Then they will communicate them to the Costa Rica n government. "

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Costa Rica registers increase in seismic activi... [Published TicoTimes.net - 15 hours ago]
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]
Lawmakers postpone vote on China loan until Oct... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jun 28 2014]
New & Notable Business Reviews: La Ruta de los ... [Published 10Best.com - Jun 27 2014]
Costa Rica: Half of Limon Port City Project to ... [Published CentralAmericaData - Jun 27 2014]
President Solís to weigh in on proposed changes... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jun 27 2014]
US tanker saves Ticos, Nicaraguan lost in Carib... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jun 26 2014]
Costa Rica: Deadline to Sign $395 million Chine... [Published CentralAmericaData - Jun 26 2014]
Police arrest suspect selling poached turtle eggs [Published TicoTimes.net - Jun 24 2014]
Cops in Limón nab alleged suspect in mugging of... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jun 24 2014]
Costa Rica National Police seize 7,000 bottles ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jun 23 2014]
Costa Rica Renegotiates Chinese Loan for $395 m... [Published CentralAmericaData - Jun 20 2014]
57 public schools at risk of being shutdown by ... [Published Inside Costa Rica - Jun 19 2014]
Alleged Nicaraguan narco-trafficker arrested in... [Published Inside Costa Rica - Jun 19 2014]
What if Development Projects Were Managed by th... [Published CentralAmericaData - Jun 19 2014]
Costa Rica: New Setback for Limón Port City Pro... [Published CentralAmericaData - Jun 16 2014]
Costa Rica's relationship with Nicaragua is com... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jun 14 2014]
Police burn more than 38,000 marijuana plants f... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jun 13 2014]
Solís administration seeks to renegotiate China... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jun 13 2014]
Costa Rica Arrests Leader of Transnational Nica... [Published InSight Crime - Jun 13 2014]
Mobile users angry over proposed change in Inte... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jun 13 2014]
Fundraiser to benefit Moravian mission trip to ... [Published Waconia Patriot - Jun 11 2014]
Contradictions in Costa Rica Over Mega Port Pro... [Published CentralAmericaData - Jun 11 2014]
Costa Rica approves joint US patrols and dockin... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jun 10 2014]
Mandatory Change of Vehicle License Plates in C... [Published HG.org - Jun 09 2014]
Latin America Green News: HidroAysén on hold in... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - May 23 2014]
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