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  • 3 Oct 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica Costa Rica’s Institute of Aqueducts and Sewers (AyA) has warned residents of the San Jose metropolitan region to avoid using potable water to clean up after the recent eruptions of the Turrialba volcano in Cartago province. Turrialba
  • 23 May 2016- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica The Turrialba Volcano in Costa Rica’s Cartago province erupted on May 20th, sending a column of gas and ash 3,000 meters into the air, according to the Costa Rican Volcanology and Seismic Observatory (Ovsicori). The ash began moving
  • 6 May 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica The rate of eruptions from the Turrialba volcano in Costa Rica’s Cartago province have decreased this week, raising the possibility that it will return to a state of active rest. Ash from the volcanic eruptions has contaminated
  • 13 Nov 2014- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica The Turrialba, Jiménez, Alvarado, Oreamuno and Cartago cantons in Costa Rica remained on yellow alert this week in the wake of the Turrialba Volcano’s recent eruption. Last week, ash clouds resulting from the volcano’s biggest
  • Four Latin American governments were found to be giving away natural resources located primarily found in areas where indigenous communities live in an effort to increase economic development, according to a new study from NGO Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI).
  • Indigenous organizations in Loreto, in Peru’s Amazon region, have filed a legal complaint against Argentine oil company Pluspetrol for pollution in the country’s largest nature reserve.