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RECOPE continues to sell gasoline with MMT additive

Email this page SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA – September 13th, 2012 – Despite the complaints lodged from motorists claiming damage to their vehicles caused by the additive known as MMT, and despite charges of health and environmental damage, the Costa Rican Petroleum Refinery (RECOPE) will continue to sell gasoline containing MMT for some time. According […]

Little damage and only 2 dead…at 7.6, why was this not another Haiti?

Email this page SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA – September 6th, 2012 – At 8:42 yesterday morning, while a few were still sleeping, others in school and many at work, a strong earthquake shook the Costa Rican land. Many ran out of their houses, while others stayed put, not sure of what to do. Mothers picked […]

Estimated 7.9 earthquake strikes Costa Rica

Email this page SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA – September 5th, 2012 – ( – Costa Rica has just been rocked by a strong earthquake.  Reports of strong shaking are being reported from the Central Valley, Central Pacific, Northern Pacific, and Lake Arenal regions amongst others.  The USGS is initially reporting that the quake measured 7.9 […]

Gasoline carriers on strike as of this morning

Email this page     SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA – September 3rd, 2012 – Gasoline carriers declared a strike and ordered a stop on petroleum delivery as of today, and for an “indefinite period of time,” until they are able to come to terms with the Environment and Energy Ministry (MINAE, in Spanish).   CR […]

Chirripo’s old signs to be sold at auction, proceeds to go to maintain Chirripo National Park

Email this page CERRO CHIRRIPO, COSTA RICA — August 28th, 2012 — Those who love nature, good causes and especially Cerro Chirripo, will have the opportunity to participate in the auction of the old signs that have marked the area for the last 15 years in this beautiful location.   Beginning August 24th, those who […]

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