Limon (Costa Rica)

Type: City
Name: Limon (Costa Rica)
Country: Costa Rica
Latitude: 9.99
Longitude: -83.040001
population: 63,094
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Carnival adds more long cruises from Galveston

Carnival Cruise Lines in 2015 will add three more Caribbean cruises of 10 to 12 days that depart from either Galveston or San Juan.In addition, Carnival will offer its first series of short cruises on Carnival Magic from Galveston next year.Carnival has ... [Published TravelWeekly.com - Jul 22 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 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Public works deals should go back to the drawing board, says Solís in meeting with Chinese president

President Luis Guillermo Solís asked that several major Chinese projects in Costa Rica go back to the drawing board in a bilateral meeting between the Costa Rican leader and Chinese President Xi Jinping Wednesday evening during the meeting of the Community ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Costa Rican Electricity Institute rules out blackouts in coming months

Although the National Meteorological Institute (IMN) confirmed a  drop in rainfall levels  for the current rainy season, the Costa Rica Electricity Institute (ICE) has ruled out power outages later this year.A lack of rainfall this season, which runs ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jul 17 2014]
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]
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 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]

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."
The original plan to modernize the infrastructure of the city and port of Limón included "... a new sanitary sewer system, a flood control plan and a new municipal building. It also included rescuing historic buildings, renovation of public spaces, sports fields and transport improvements."
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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Carnival Offers 10 to 12-Day Cruise from Galves... [Published Travel Agent Central - Jul 23 2014]
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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]
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]
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