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  • 17 Oct 2016- 07:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica Water problems in Costa Rica’s Guanacaste Province are the result of a lack of infrastructure, not a lack of water per se, according to Yamileth Astorga, head of the country's Water and Sewerage Department (AyA). In an
  • 7 Apr 2016- 11:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSÉ, Costa Rica The ongoing water shortages plaguing Costa Rica’s capital, San José, will likely continue at least through May, a Water and Sewers Institute (AyA) official said this week. San José residents have held protests over the past few days,
  • 29 Feb 2016- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica Costa Ricans could face water cuts in the near future, due to the low levels in the country’s main supply sources, according to Yamileth Astorga, head of the country’s Institute of Aqueducts and Sewers (AyA). Last week, supply to
  • 29 Sep 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica Some 700,000 Costa Ricans should expect daily water cuts of up to 12 hours over the next nine months, as drought drags on in the region, the country’s Institute of Aqueducts and Sewers (AyA) announced last week. Forty percent of AyA
  • 28 Sep 2015- 09:01 by Local Press Report SAN JOSE Q Costa Rica The Costa Rica water utility, the Instituto Costarricense de Acueductos y Alcantarillados (AyA), made an impassioned plea to the public to save water, an action described as “urgent” given the reduction in water flow caused by the
  • 28 Jul 2015- 10:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NICOYA, Costa Rica The Costa Rican government will prioritize a $50 million USD plan to improve water infrastructure and provide drought relief in Guanacaste Province as a matter of “national interest,” President Luis Guillermo Solís announced during
  • 11 Jun 2015- 10:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica Costa Rica’s Agriculture and Livestock Ministry and the National Emergency Commission (CNE) this week began distributing animal feed and other supplies to some 4,000 farmers affected by ongoing drought in the country’s Guanacaste
  • 20 Jan 2015- 11:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica The government of Costa Rica last week approved a plan to invest $28.2 million USD to address the effects of the El Nino weather phenomenon, which led to a regional drought in 2014. The funds will be provided through the National
  • 18 Sep 2014- 10:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica Central America is one of the regions of the world most vulnerable to climate change, and countries there need a comprehensive strategy to mitigate its on diverse sectors, said Rocío Córdoba, regional coordinator of Livelihoods and
  • 31 Jul 2014- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica Ongoing drought conditions in Costa Rica are affecting water supply, agriculture, and now the construction sector. Twenty-seven of the country’s cantons have rejected construction permits due to water supply issues, according to
  • 29 May 2014- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica Latin America must change its agricultural model, as the region cannot continue production with such high environmental costs, Víctor Villalobos, director general of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA)
  • 28 Feb 2014- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica Some agricultural and livestock producers in the north of Costa Rica's Alajuela Province are facing water shortages, Erick Quirós, director of operations for the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock, said in a radio interview