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30,000 Central Heredia Residents Will Have Little to No Water Service on Thursday

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Tomorrow, Thursday, October 16, the 30,000 inhabitants of the central district of Heredia will not have public water service from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. According to the Public Service Company of Heredia (ESPH),...

San Jose Street Singer Receiving Lots of Love on Social Media After Accident

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Mario Gilberto Solano Quirós, better known as "Marito Mortadella" is one of the most beloved characters in the capital for his street music. He is in delicate condition at the San Juan de Dios Hospital...

San Jose Park Employees Return to Work After Yesterday's Strike

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The employees from the Municipality of San José resumed their work today, this after the strike held yesterday due to the lack of tools for work. Yesterday about 300 workers from the Department of Parks and...

Possible Grenade Explosion Investigated in Guanacaste

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The regional deputy director of the Security Forces of the Northern Border, Commander Steven Trejos said the Judicial Investigation Organization (OIJ) is investigating the launch of an explosive device at a home in the...

Police Rescue a Raccoon on Leash in Puntarenas

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – A raccoon being walked on a leash in the middle of Puntarenas was seized this morning by security officers. Olman Gomez, head of Puntarenas police, they were on the Paseo de los Turistas yesterday...

Police Unable to Save Poached Sea Turtle Eggs in Playa Hermosa

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Three people were arrested this morning when they went Hermosa Beach in Garabito with 296 turtle eggs. Subjects were identified with the last names Villalobos, Trejos and Espinoza. According to the deputy police chief,...

Gigantic Crocodile Captured After Frightening Jaco Beachgoers

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The Costa Rican Red Cross and the Fire Department participated in the capture of a giant crocodile of 3.5 meters which for the last two days was spotted by tourists on the beach...

Video Captures Motorcyclist Barely Escaping Death by Landslide on Route 27

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Three seconds. This may seem insignificant but it was within the time that a motorcyclist was saved from being crushed by a landslide that fell from a hillside on the outskirts of the access...

New Specialized Tsunami Detection Center Installed in Heredia

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The first Central American tsunami monitoring room was opened on this week at the National University (UNA) in Heredia. It belongs to the National Tsunami Monitoring System (Sinamot), a joint initiative with the University of...

Riptides and Waves Will be Strong Along the Pacific This Holiday Weekend

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The Center for Research in Marine Sciences and Limnology (Cimarron) has reported that beginning Sunday the swell will increase substantially along the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, reaching heights from 2.8 to 3...
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