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Costa Rica an ‘ideal destination’ for digital nomads, Tourism Board says
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Costa Rica an ‘ideal destination’ for digital nomads, Tourism Board says

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 5, 2021

A growing number of people have turned to the dream of a "digital nomad" lifestyle -- answering emails from the beach or the cloud forest as remote…

MOPT warns of higher traffic accidents as measures are eased
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MOPT warns of higher traffic accidents as measures are eased

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 4, 2021

The Public Works and Transport Ministry (MOPT) is reminding drivers to follow the rules of the road when traveling this weekend. In March, Costa Rica has lifted…

Costa Rica tourism extension: Clarifications and details
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Costa Rica tourism extension: Clarifications and details

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 3, 2021

The Immigration Administration (DGME) has issued the decree formalizing the extension of tourism visas until June 1 for visitors who arrived in Costa Rica after December 17,…

DIMEX required for vaccination, Costa Rica says
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DIMEX required for vaccination, Costa Rica says

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 3, 2021

Costa Rica began administering coronavirus vaccines in December 2020, and the country hopes to inoculate its entire adult population. We've received many questions asking whether foreign people…

Panasonic to expand Costa Rica-based operations
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Panasonic to expand Costa Rica-based operations

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 3, 2021

Panasonic will invest $10 million to expand its operations in Costa Rica, with the ultimate goal of replacing a production line the company currently runs in Asia,…

Costa Rica will receive Covax vaccines in May
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Costa Rica will receive Covax vaccines in May

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 3, 2021

Costa Rica received 109,980 doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine on Tuesday night, the single-largest shipment delivered to the country, the Presidency reported. Costa Rica has now received more…

Costa Rica extends tourist visas until June 2
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Costa Rica extends tourist visas until June 2

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 2, 2021

The decree formalizing this news has important clarifications. For the latest information, read our story here.  Original story follows.  **** The Immigration Administration (DGME) announced late Monday night that…

Costa Rica has administered nearly 150,000 vaccine doses
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Costa Rica has administered nearly 150,000 vaccine doses

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 1, 2021

Costa Rica has administered 149,812 doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine, the Presidency said Monday. The nearly 150,000 jabs mean Costa Rica has administered 2.94 doses per…

One plane’s 21-hour journey from Costa Rica to Australia
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One plane’s 21-hour journey from Costa Rica to Australia

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 1, 2021

The coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc on the aviation industry. Anyone who has recently flown through Costa Rica's Juan Santamaría International Airport can attest to that: Pretty…

March 2021: These are Costa Rica’s coronavirus measures this month
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March 2021: These are Costa Rica’s coronavirus measures this month

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 1, 2021

Happy March! These are Costa Rica's coronavirus restrictions this month: Travel and borders Costa Rica is welcoming tourists who arrive via flights (commercial or private) or boats…