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Bad situation-Atenas w/no water!

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chopchi
1/8/2015 20:04 EST

Water trucks have begun delivering water,restaurants are closed and no near resolution in site! The part needed is not available so who knows when it will be fixed.
Not a good situation-people w/wells are helping out neigborstbut this just lends itself to all sorts of health problems.

dfrazor
5/10/2016 16:26 EST

Everyone's talking about Guanacaste when the lead is in Atenas! I've lived in Atenas for over 2 years and have not had a water problem. No shipments here!

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guestuser
5/10/2016 10:01 EST

The other side of the country has many positive attributes and no water problems is one of them! Great weather pattern with no 6 months rainy 6 months dry--new hospital and roads etc. I know the country pretty well after all these years and although there are no perfect spots I think the Caribbean side holds it's own and had many pluses compared to many parts of the country.

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Armindo
5/8/2016 17:29 EST

When we live in a certain place we know what's going on there at the present time so we don't need to do any research about the past!
It seems to me that you are promoting the other side of the country!

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