Puntarenas (Costa Rica)

Type: City
Name: Puntarenas (Costa Rica)
Country: Costa Rica
Latitude: 9.98
Longitude: -84.839996
population: 35,655
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Feasibility of a Subway in Costa Rica

The commission will examine the project which is being run by the Association of Engineers and Architects of Costa Rica (CFIA), whose director, Olman Vargas , noted that "... the concept is initially evaluating the construction of a subway carrying passengers ... [Published CentralAmericaData - Sep 19 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 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Costa Rica to join global climate march on Sunday

This Sunday, people in 2,500 cities in 100 countries will march for action on climate change. Costa Ricans will join the “ People’s Climate March ,” as it’s being billed, with their own protest in front of the U.S. Embassy in San José, at 1 p.m.The event ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

What do you buy when you need everything?

Honestly, when I began writing this column years ago, I didn't anticipate I would be in the position of the newcomer in a community who needs everything. But we got to Costa Rica with suitcases, a guitar and our dog; we are now figuring out what to buy ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 11 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 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 2 reports

M 4.6 - Middle-America Costa Rica [Puntarenas] Paquera

Preliminary Earthquake Report: Date/Time: 09.09.2014 16:08:01 UTC Magnitude: M 4.6 Mercalli Scale: 4 Depth: 53km Coordinate: 9° 56.400, 85° 0.600 Additional data: Local time in the epicenter: Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 11:08 in the ... [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Costa Rican cops seize vehicle with 400 kilos of cocaine on Pacific coast

The drugs were wrapped in 16 packages ready to ship.The Tico TimesDetails of the operation are still emerging, but initial reports from Costa Rica’s National Police indicate that cops on Sunday seized an SUV loaded with 400 kilograms of cocaine in the ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Luxury Resort Planned in Costa Rica

The company Estancias de Nativa Limitada submitted to the Environmental Technical Secretariat of Costa Rica (Setena) an Environmental Impact Study to build the second phase of NATIVA Resort, a luxury residential complex in a beach resort area 45 minutes ... [Published CentralAmericaData - Sep 05 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 Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Police arrest US man allegedly carrying pot brownies through Juan Santamaría Int'l Airport

Police officers arrested a U.S. citizen on drug charges at the Juan Santamaría International Airport when they discovered a package inside his luggage containing marijuana brownies.A K-9 unit dog detected the special brownies inside a backpack belonging ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Costa Rica tourism minister calls cruise ship industry a 'cornerstone' for economic recovery

The cruise ship season began on Costa Rica’s Pacific coast last Sunday with the arrival of the Carnival Legend in Puntarenas. At the same time, Tourism Minister Wilhelm von Breymann said his ministry would increase efforts to promote more cruise ship ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Best price to cruise South America – Just $81 p.p.p. day incl taxes. All TIC members. Book Now!

Travel & Tourism News. Find out more at ETB NewsSpecial South America cruises at Industry rates. Date Cruise:Nights Inside Outside (unobstructed) Balcony Mini Suite 03 Dec 14 Golden Princess – Andes and Cape Horn grand Adventure – Los Angeles to Rio de ... [Published e-Travel Blackboard - Aug 26 2014]

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Vargas added that "... In Costa Rica construction of a subway system could be feasible from the point of view of engineering, even though the country is highly seismic. However, this could raise the costs of the project."
"... 'The idea with this is to streamline the process. That is to say, that people can do the whole process from home and not have to spend time going to the various institutions.'"
...the project will require $467 million to be invested in five phases running up to 2022 and includes, in addition to hotels and residences, "... the building of four beach clubs, a community center, an equestrian center, a golf course, lakes and 165.3 acres to be preserved as a private reserve. "
"... Eco Centro Los Alamos is the name of the new shopping center which is aiming to attract customers from Villa Nueva, Villa Hermosa, Boca del Monte and San Miguel Petapa."

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After Scottish independence referendum, could G... [Published TicoTimes.net - Sep 20 2014]
Feasibility of a Subway in Costa Rica [Published CentralAmericaData - Sep 19 2014]
Costa Rica to expand smoking cessation program ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Sep 18 2014]
Costa Rica to join global climate march on Sunday [Published TicoTimes.net - Sep 17 2014]
What do you buy when you need everything? [Published Examiner.com - Sep 11 2014]
Costa Rica: Legal Paperwork for Construction Vi... [Published CentralAmericaData - Sep 10 2014]
Only 10 percent of employers in Costa Rica expe... [Published TicoTimes.net - Sep 10 2014]
Synod: The Church assembles for the family [Published News.va - Sep 10 2014]
M 4.6 - Middle-America Costa Rica [Puntarenas] ... [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - Sep 09 2014]
M 4.3 - Middle-America Costa Rica [Puntarenas] ... [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - Sep 09 2014]
Participants in the Synod [Published News.va - Sep 09 2014]
Costa Rican cops seize vehicle with 400 kilos o... [Published TicoTimes.net - Sep 08 2014]
Luxury Resort Planned in Costa Rica [Published CentralAmericaData - Sep 05 2014]
TripAdvisor showcases 10 vacation rental homes ... [Published KTNV - Sep 04 2014]
President voices support for extending moratori... [Published TicoTimes.net - Sep 02 2014]
Government, tourism entrepreneurs seek to resol... [Published TicoTimes.net - Aug 28 2014]
Police arrest US man allegedly carrying pot bro... [Published TicoTimes.net - Aug 27 2014]
Costa Rica tourism minister calls cruise ship i... [Published TicoTimes.net - Aug 27 2014]
Blues musicians play benefit concert in Jacó [Published TicoTimes.net - Aug 26 2014]
Best price to cruise South America – Just $81 p... [Published e-Travel Blackboard - Aug 26 2014]
21-Night Panama Canal Cruise + Hotel from $1,499 [Published Cruise Critic - Aug 26 2014]
LOGISTICS SUPPORT SERVICES ACTIVITIES ARTÍSTICA... [Published CentralAmericaData - Aug 22 2014]
Treks and the city [Published TicoTimes.net - Aug 22 2014]
Costa Rica – Central America’s hidden gem [Published Examiner.com - Aug 18 2014]
Guatemala: $13 million Invested in Shopping Center [Published CentralAmericaData - Aug 15 2014]
M 4.3 - Middle-America Costa Rica [Puntarenas] ... [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - Aug 07 2014]
Drugs lure Costa Rica’s fishermen [Published Maritime Security Review - Aug 06 2014]
Global Real Estate Network Adds 34 Firms Worldwide [Published RIS Media - Jul 16 2014]
Extreme Weather - Middle-America - Costa Rica [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Jul 05 2014]
Luxury Coastal Communities Responsible for Cost... [Published PRWeb - Jun 25 2014]
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M 4.6 - Middle-America Costa Rica [Puntarenas] ... [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - Sep 09 2014]
Preliminary Earthquake Report: Date/Time: 09.09.2014 16:08:01 UTC Magnitude: M 4.6 Mercalli Scale: 4 Depth: 53km Coordinate: 9° 56.400, 85° 0.600 Additional data: Local time in the epicenter: Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 11:08 in the ...
M 4.3 - Middle-America Costa Rica [Puntarenas] ... [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - Sep 09 2014]
Preliminary Earthquake Report: Date/Time: 09.09.2014 11:47:22 UTC Magnitude: M 4.3 Mercalli Scale: 3 Depth: 54km Coordinate: 10° 1.200, 84° 44.400 Additional data: Local time in the epicenter: Tuesday, September 09, 2014 at 06:47 at night ...
M 4.3 - Middle-America Costa Rica [Puntarenas] ... [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - Aug 07 2014]
Preliminary Earthquake Report: Date/Time: 07.08.2014 08:50:02 UTC Magnitude: M 4.3 Mercalli Scale: 3 Depth: 20km Coordinate: 9° 36.600, 84° 15.600 Additional data: Local time in the epicenter: Thursday, August 07, 2014 at 03:50 at night ...
Drugs lure Costa Rica’s fishermen [Published Maritime Security Review - Aug 06 2014]
American authorities assisting country in drug fight. Drug traffickers lure Costa Rica’s struggling coastal fishermen with offers of easy money QUEPOS, Puntarenas – On June Continue Reading » ...
Extreme Weather - Middle-America - Costa Rica [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Jul 05 2014]
EDIS Number: ST-20140705-44420-CRI Date / time: 05/07/2014 04:21:42 [UTC] Event: Extreme Weather Area: Middle-America Country: Costa Rica State/County: Province of Puntarenas Location: [La Angostura region] Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: ...
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