Home » 2013 » February » 04

Authorities estimate Central America loses 184 million kilos of coffee

Authorities estimate Central America loses 184 million kilos of coffee

February 4th, 2013 (InsideCostaRica.com) Representatives of the Central American Organization of Coffee Exporters (Orceca) estimate that losses due to the fungal infection known as coffee rust would run 4 million…

CNFL to invest $30 million in new wind farm

CNFL to invest $30 million in new wind farm

February 4th, 2013 (InsideCostaRica.com) The Compañía Nacional de Fuerza y ​​Luz (CNFL) has budgeted $30 million for the construction of a wind farm in San Buenaventura in Montes de Oro,…

Herbicide used by pineapple growers making its way to water supply

Herbicide used by pineapple growers making its way to water supply

February 4th, 2013 (InsideCostaRica.com) The herbicide Bromacil is one of the most used by the pineapple sector on their plantations, and the Directorate of Environmental Quality Management (DIGECA), and the…

Firefighters attended ammonia spill in Moin

Firefighters attended ammonia spill in Moin

February 4th, 2013 (InsideCostaRica.com) The Fire Department responded to an ammonia spill at the Moin dockyard on Saturday.  The spill reportedly occurred from a refrigerated container of about 40 feet,…

Puntarenas Carnival kicks off with music, dance over the weekend

Puntarenas Carnival kicks off with music, dance over the weekend

February 4th, 2013 (InsideCostaRica.com) If the weekend was any indicator, the 2013 Puntarenas Carnival appears to be a success.   On Friday there was the coronation of Carnival Queen, Jennifer…