Liberia Airport Expansion starting next January

Works to expand and improve Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport (LIR), in Liberia, Guanacaste will begin next month, confirmed by a Presidential House statement. The Liberia Airport Management, led by Corporación Interamericana de Inversiones (CORIPORT) will invest $10.3 million to expand the terminal and increase its current capacity by about 20 percent. The project, originally planned to…

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World Health Organization Ends Zika Virus Public-Health Emergency Status

Following a meeting of its Emergency Committee on Zika Virus, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) announced that the disease and its associated consequences no longer present a public health emergency of international concern. Removing the international emergency designation puts Zika in the class of other dangerous mosquito-borne disease, like malaria or yellow fever.…

Hurricane Otto effects on Costa Rica – update

Today Thursday 24th and tomorrow Friday 25th November, Costa Rica is expected to feel the direct effects of Hurricane Otto, the first hurricane to hit Costa Rican shores for over 150 years. For the past few days, it has wavered between a Tropical Storm and a Category 1 Hurricane. This has allowed governmental and local…