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Costa Rica Traditional Oxcart

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Costa Rica 6.2 Earthquake ... January 8, 2009

January 8th 2009
Thursday Costa Rica had a major earthquake. The current information is 23 are dead, 11 are missing and 2,300 people have been left homeless. The epicenter was near Poas Volcano just a few hours from my home in San Ramon. President Arias declared some areas uninhabitable in the future. There were photos of people walking away with just a garbage bag filled with a few possessions with all else lost. ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Costa Rica » Alajuela » San Ramon

Costa Rican Flag Costa Rica is a Central American success story: since the late 19th century, only two brief periods of violence have marred its democratic development. Although still a largely agricultural country, it has expanded its economy to include strong techn... ... read more
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