Limon (Costa Rica)

Type: City
Name: Limon (Costa Rica)
Country: Costa Rica
Latitude: 9.99
Longitude: -83.040001
population: 63,094
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

With heavy rains forecast, Costa Rican officials close Route 32 to the Caribbean, evaluate Route 27 closure

As heavy rains continue to fall in Costa Rica, highway officials have ordered Route 32 to be closed as of 2 p.m. on Wednesday. The main highway through the Braulio Carrillo National Park and connecting San José with the Caribbean coast will remain closed ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Tortuguero business owners form new tourism chamber

TORTUGUERO, Limón – Every year, 100,000 tourists visit Tortuguero National Park and its surrounding hotels and restaurants on Costa Rica’s northern Caribbean coast. The park – known for its nesting sea turtles, tranquil canals and lush tropical rain forest ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

PHOTOS: Costa Rica's 70 'most historic' earthquakes

Located along the Pacific “Ring of Fire,” Costa Rica is a highly seismically active country. Minor temblors occur nearly every day. And occasionally, major earthquakes happen.Monitoring all of this activity is Costa Rica’s National Seismological Network ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Costa Rica to expand smoking cessation program to all public hospitals by 2016

The Costa Rican Social Security System, or Caja, plans to open smoking cessation clinics in hospitals countrywide to help folks kick the habit. But coming to the aid of smokers really isn’t a choice for health officials, and Caja Executive President María ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Giant Wave Impact - Middle-America - Costa Rica

EDIS Number: GW-20140918-45324-CRI Date / time: 18/09/2014 03:26:06 [UTC] Event: Giant Wave Impact Area: Middle-America Country: Costa Rica State/County: Departmento de Limon Location: [Near to Uvita] Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: ... [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Spending on public works up 50% this year

September 16 th , 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Spending on public works has increased by 50% in the first seven months of 2014 compared to the same period last year, according to recent data.Two of those months were under the administration of the new Solís ... [Published Inside Costa Rica - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 2 reports

Costa Rica: High levels of fungicide found in pregnant women near banana plantations

Environmental Health Perspectives report: A new study has found alarmingly high levels of pesticides in the urine of pregnant Costa Rican women working in and living near the banana industry in Matina, Limón. The chemical ethylene thiourea (ETU) found ... [Published Fresh Plaza - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Pacific overture

An airliner hovered over the runway, seemingly still, as if freeze-framed against the golden backdrop of Guanacaste. Then it slid slowly through the air, picking up speed, before the roar of its engine washed over the endless fields, and the jet’s wheels ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Only 10 percent of employers in Costa Rica expect to hire in last quarter

Expectations for companies to hire new workers in the last quarter of this year have dropped in all sectors and are at the lowest level in recent years, the consultant company Manpower reported on its Costa Rica Employment Outlook Survey 4Q released ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

President voices support for extending moratorium on maritime zone evictions

Residents along the beaches of Puerto Viejo and other parts of the southern Caribbean can breathe a sigh of relief, at least for now. President Luis Guillermo Solís announced support for an extension of a moratorium on a law that would displace coastal ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Costa Rica: Businesses Seek to Reactivate the Caribbean

In order to generate more projects to develop economic activity in the province of Limón, employers in the area are calling for foreign investors who have an affinity with the region.The entrepreneur Ramiro Crawford told Elfinancierocr.com that "... One ... [Published CentralAmericaData - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 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 - Sep 01 2014]

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"Few women work in the agricultural sector, which led us to believe that this is a problem for the wider environment" researcher Berna van Wendel said
...The tourists were mostly Costa Ricans on holiday for Independence Day. "The boat was still near the shore trying to head out into the ocean" Ciudad Cortés Red Cross Official Dialia Ovares told The Tico Times. "Everyone had on life jackets. No one was hurt...
"Economic desperation is not a valid excuse to murder these gentle creatures and export their eggs to foreign markets. A sea turtle is worth far more alive than dead to all of us, poachers included. Poaching and other human activities are wiping out sea turtles at alarming rates. Many species are close to permanently vanishing from the oceans."
Sara Salazar , president of Recope told Crhoy.com that "... 'there is already a contract inin place, there is an agreement that was made before this administration (Solís Rivera) came into power, it is already up and running we have to respect the law. '"

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Fungicides used on banana plantations threaten ... [Published Natural News - Sep 28 2014]
With heavy rains forecast, Costa Rican official... [Published TicoTimes.net - Sep 24 2014]
The JT Insider Food Guide: Costa Rica [Published Huffington Post - Sep 24 2014]
Abengoa : wins its third project in Costa Rica [Published 4 Traders - Sep 24 2014]
Tortuguero business owners form new tourism cha... [Published TicoTimes.net - Sep 22 2014]
PHOTOS: Costa Rica's 70 'most historic' earthqu... [Published TicoTimes.net - Sep 21 2014]
Emergency on Route 32 as landslides trap hundre... [Published TicoTimes.net - Sep 19 2014]
Costa Rica to expand smoking cessation program ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Sep 18 2014]
Giant Wave Impact - Middle-America - Costa Rica [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Sep 18 2014]
Spending on public works up 50% this year [Published Inside Costa Rica - Sep 16 2014]
Sea Shepherd launch anti-poaching campaign (Fus... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Sep 16 2014]
Costa Rica Tied to a Chinese Refinery [Published CentralAmericaData - Sep 12 2014]
Costa Rica: High levels of fungicide found in p... [Published Fresh Plaza - Sep 10 2014]
Pacific overture [Published TicoTimes.net - Sep 10 2014]
Only 10 percent of employers in Costa Rica expe... [Published TicoTimes.net - Sep 10 2014]
High levels of fungicide found in pregnant wome... [Published TicoTimes.net - Sep 10 2014]
President voices support for extending moratori... [Published TicoTimes.net - Sep 02 2014]
Costa Rica: Businesses Seek to Reactivate the C... [Published CentralAmericaData - Sep 01 2014]
Beyond the Rhetoric: The Awakening of Black Cos... [Published Black Press USA - Sep 01 2014]
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]
Latin America Green News: HidroAysén on hold in... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - May 23 2014]
Latin America Green News: water marches in Chil... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Apr 29 2014]
Ad Astra Rocket Company and Costa Rica's RECOPE... [Published SpaceRef - Feb 21 2014]
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Giant Wave Impact - Middle-America - Costa Rica [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Sep 18 2014]
EDIS Number: GW-20140918-45324-CRI Date / time: 18/09/2014 03:26:06 [UTC] Event: Giant Wave Impact Area: Middle-America Country: Costa Rica State/County: Departmento de Limon Location: [Near to Uvita] Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: ...
Latin America Green News: HidroAysén on hold in... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - May 23 2014]
Denée Reaves, Program Assistant, International, Washington, D.C. Latin America Green News  is a selection of weekly news highlights about environmental and energy issues in Latin America. May 19th-23rd, 2014 Chile In the presidential annual ...
Latin America Green News: water marches in Chil... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Apr 29 2014]
Denée Reaves, Program Assistant, International, Washington, D.C. Latin America Green News  is a selection of weekly news highlights about environmental and energy issues in Latin America. April 20th-26th, 2014 Chile Thousands of people and ...
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