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Man Falls Off Tarcoles Bridge And Eaten By Crocodiles

Man Falls Off Tarcoles Bridge And Eaten By Crocodiles

The Tarcoles River near Jaco has become world famous for tourist who come to Costa Rica for a glimpse at her “wild side”. Beneath this bridge on any given day are a dozen or more crocodiles. Some of these are monstrous and exceed 14 feet in length. Today tourists got more than they bargained for

2nd Stage of Border Road Begins Says Chinchilla

President Laura Chinchilla was at the border with Nicaragua to officially open the new route 1856. The name of the new road will be called Juan Rafael Mora Porras, in honor of the president and liberator of the country during the national campaign. The road of 160 kilometers long, has changed the face of an…

Tags: bailey, border, Bridge, chinchilla, , delta, nicaragua, , san juan

San Isidro del General Bridge FINALLY Completed!

Eighteen months after work started, the generaleños can use the four-lane bridge over the Rio San Isidro, in the southern Interamerican Highway. Eloy Matamoros, Codocsa company engineer in charge of the construction, said that to complete the work all is need to place the transverse and longitudinal joints and demarcate. “In the first weeks of…

Tags: Bridge, completed, highway, perez zeledon, , Road, san isidro

What? 40 Years for Turrubares River Bridge is Too Long?

Residents of communities in Laguna, San Luis, San Francisco, San Rafael, San Pedro, Marcos Perez, Bijagual and Surtubal in Turrubares, call for the construction of a bridge over the river of the same name of the canton. The residents of these villages have been waiting for over 40 years for the promise to lift the…

OIJ Identifies Youth Found Shot in a River

The Judicial Investigation Organization (OIJ) of Guápiles confirmed the identity of the young man who appeared tied hand and killed by four shots the previous Thursday in a river known as Los Murcielagos in Rio Blanco in Guápiles, Pococí, Limón. The authorities identified him as Oscar Gonzalez Ceciliano, 22 years old, who is a neighbor…

Tags: found, LImón, Missing, murder, , shot

Earthquake Swallows River and More Weird News

Being located in Costa Rica, the so-called “Lungs of the Earth”, one becomes ever so much more tuned in to what is going on around them with regards to climate change. Costa Rica is host to 5% of the world’s flora and fauna, and with it’s vast diversity of rain-forests, jungles, beaches, pastures and mountainous…

Tags: bubbles, , Costa Rica Volcanoes, disappeared, earthquake, golfito, guanacaste, Japan, mother nature,

Dominical: Forever Changed!

The other day while in Dominical with friends to watch the sunset over a beer, I was SHOCKED to find what I saw. Whereas the Baru River normally would exit at the river’s delta near Rio Lindo…has completely been re-routed. About six months or so ago we had some decent sized storms hit the area…

Tags: baru, beach, climate change, Dominical, rio lindo, , tortilla flats, uvita