Monthly Archives: March 2017

Beer drinkers risk life for free one

Thursday afternoon, a truck loaded with imported beer overturned and crashed into a ravine in Cambronero between San Ramón and Puntarenas. Apparently word spread among passersby that there were thousands of bottles of beer off the side of the road. … Continue reading

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TV station chastised for demeaning commercial

Legislators and the Office of Propaganda Control expressed disappointment in Teletica over its promotion of the summer festival in Puriscal. The commercial showed a woman in labor. A man is also there at her side but then runs off when … Continue reading

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Another Uber driver attacked

According to an Uber driver named Erick, his car was surrounded by other taxi drivers Wednesday night  in the Los Caribeños area of San José. Words were exchanged and then a huge rock went flying through the Uber driver’s windshield. … Continue reading

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Pineapple company to repair damage

Compañía Agropecuaria Las Brisas has reached an agreement to revegetate an area the company damaged.  The agreement is with the communities of Las Brisas and Las Milpas de Upala (Alajuela province). The pineapple company will plant 2,300 native trees and … Continue reading

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Bridge lane on Ruta 32 to close

This weekend the National Highway Council (Conavi) and engineers from the China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) will close a lane of the bridge over the Toro Amarillo River located on Ruta 32. The closure is necessary so engineers can inspect … Continue reading

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And yet another bridge is crumbling

The San Isidro Bridge, located on the Peñas Blancas River in San Ramón is in such dire straits that officials have ordered the bridge closed to motorists until Sunday so emergency repairs can be made. Several metal floor grills of … Continue reading

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