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Costa Rica reopens to key tourism market as it welcomes Mexican visitors
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Costa Rica reopens to key tourism market as it welcomes Mexican visitors

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 26, 2020

Costa Rica will open its doors to the arrival of tourists from Mexico, after considering a drop in reported Covid-19 cases in that nation, the Costa Rican…

Costa Rica tourism: What states might be allowed next? [updated]
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Costa Rica tourism: What states might be allowed next? [updated]

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 26, 2020

Since September 1, Costa Rica has welcomed tourists from a growing number of U.S. states. According to Gustavo Segura, Costa Rica's Tourism Minister, a state's new coronavirus…

Costa Rica coronavirus updates for Friday, September 25
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Costa Rica coronavirus updates for Friday, September 25

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 25, 2020

Costa Rica announced 17 new coronavirus-related deaths over the last day for a total of 812, according to official data released Friday afternoon by the Health Ministry.…

Authorities tell Ponderosa Adventure Park to stop animal reproduction, feeding tours, selfies
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Authorities tell Ponderosa Adventure Park to stop animal reproduction, feeding tours, selfies

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 25, 2020

The National System of Conservation Areas, part of the Environment Ministry, has informed Ponderosa Adventure Park in Guanacaste that it must make changes in order to comply…

Costa Rica coronavirus updates for Thursday, September 24
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Costa Rica coronavirus updates for Thursday, September 24

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 24, 2020

Costa Rica announced 14 new coronavirus-related deaths over the last day for a total of 795, according to official data released Thursday afternoon by the Health Ministry.…

Costa Rica expands list of authorized states, countries for tourists
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Costa Rica expands list of authorized states, countries for tourists

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 24, 2020

Costa Rica has expanded the list of countries and U.S. states from which it will welcome tourists in October, Tourism Minister Gustavo Segura announced Thursday. As of…

At least a dozen people rescued as boat sinks in Tamarindo
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At least a dozen people rescued as boat sinks in Tamarindo

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 24, 2020

At least a dozen people returned safely to shore on Wednesday evening when their schooner sank off the coast of Tamarindo, the Public Security Ministry (MSP) said.…

Costa Rica coronavirus updates for Wednesday, September 23
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Costa Rica coronavirus updates for Wednesday, September 23

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 23, 2020

Costa Rica announced 21 new coronavirus-related deaths over the last day for a total of 781, according to official data released Wednesday afternoon by the Health Ministry.…

Costa Rica’s Playa Hermosa named as World Surfing Reserve
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Costa Rica’s Playa Hermosa named as World Surfing Reserve

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 23, 2020

Save The Waves Coalition has named Playa Hermosa in Garabito, Puntarenas as a World Surfing Reserve (WSR), the non-profit announced Wednesday. The designation honors Playa Hermosa's world-class…

Costa Rican Presidency makes its case for IMF loan
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Costa Rican Presidency makes its case for IMF loan

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 23, 2020

The Costa Rican Presidency hopes to generate internal support before its planned negotiations for $1.75 billion from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). In a video broadcast on national…