San Jose – Costa Rica’s Administrative Court rejected two complaints against the concession to the Dutch firm APM Terminals to build a new port in the Caribbean of Costa Rica. The decision was announced by the President of the Government Management Board and Port Development of the Atlantic (Japdeva), Allan Hill, who said that the [...]
[TCRN] – The Institute of Ocean Sciences said for this week we can expect two periods of high surf in Costa Rica for the Caribbean country, according to the forecast wave of July 9 to July 15, 2012. Forecasting strong winds and waves of 2 meters to 3 meters, which is dangerous for small fishing [...]
New Yorker Kenneth Holbrook, 46, a creative consultant with an office in Paterson, was moved by the generosity of a former colleague. After all, the offer was hard to believe: an all-expense-paid, five-figure vacation to paradise. The trip, a reward for making an introduction that led to a lucrative business deal, involved three weeks of hop-scotching [...]
Taxi drivers in Puerto Viejo took action against poor road conditions. Tuesday, February 1, dozens of cabbies blocked all routes into and out of town.
The Association EDACS (Escuela de Artes del Caribe Sur) and Development Association of Puerto Viejo are excited to announce the dates for the 2010 Puerto Viejo Carnival -Arte Viva Festival. Come to Puerto Viejo and join in the fun between the 20th of August and the 31st!
Report on Recycling in the South Caribbean
The Association Biological Corridor of Talamanca and the Caribbean (ACBTC) has joined with the Recycling Association of the Caribbean (ReciCaribe) to form an alliance to deal with recycling and solid waste in Talamanca.
The small school of Carbon 1 and its students and parents have partnered with generous group of women from North America called “Women Like Us” and with ATEC (the Talamancan Association of Ecotourism and Conservation) to renovate their school. Work is getting done. With financail donations from Women Like Us, support of parents in the [...]
Nothing is Impossible reads the new hand painted sign as you enter the grounds of the Puerto Viejo Grade School. Looking around one begins to believe this phrase. More than 120 students and 15 teachers from three high schools from the USA came together to work with the fourth, fifth and sixth graders and their [...]
Many visitors that come to the Puerto Viejo Region of the Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica also travel to Bocas del Toro, Panama. Bocas is only about 30 km from Puerto Viejo. A traveler can reach the island in about about 5 hours by land. The Bocas del Toro Archipelago consists of nine islands, 52 [...]
Since 1998 the greater Puerto Viejo area has been on the cutting edge of recycling in Central America. An energetic group of women volunteers scratched and scraped their way to make recycling a reality for the developing community. After decades of support from the progressive Talamanca region the non-profit association known as ReciCaribe (the Caribbean [...]