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Costa Rica coronavirus updates for Wednesday, October 21
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Costa Rica coronavirus updates for Wednesday, October 21

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 21, 2020

Costa Rica announced 14 new coronavirus-related deaths over the last day for a total of 1,236, according to official data released Wednesday afternoon by the Health Ministry.…

CNE issues Orange and Yellow Alerts due to heavy rainfall
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CNE issues Orange and Yellow Alerts due to heavy rainfall

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 21, 2020

The National Emergency Commission (CNE) on Wednesday established or extended Yellow and Orange Alerts due to weather that is impacting much of Costa Rica. “The CNE extends…

Domestic airlines resume intra-Costa Rica flights
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Domestic airlines resume intra-Costa Rica flights

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 21, 2020

Costa Rican airline SANSA has resumed domestic commercial service, the carrier announced. “We are excited to fly again with pride through the national skies,” SANSA said via…

Citing value of art, Culture Ministry criticizes budget cuts
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Citing value of art, Culture Ministry criticizes budget cuts

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 21, 2020

The Culture Ministry (MCJ) on Tuesday criticized a budget cut that it says will have “significant impacts” on Costa Rica’s National Theater, museums, libraries and educational programs.…

Costa Rica’s million-raptor watch site
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Environment and Wildlife
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Costa Rica’s million-raptor watch site

Robin Kazmier - October 21, 2020

During the months of September, October and November in the skies near Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast, an incredible natural phenomena is observed. It’s perhaps as surprising as…

Costa Rica coronavirus updates for Tuesday, October 20
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Costa Rica coronavirus updates for Tuesday, October 20

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 20, 2020

Costa Rica announced 18 new coronavirus-related deaths over the last day for a total of 1,222, according to official data released Tuesday afternoon by the Health Ministry.…

Decree makes it easier for Costa Rican citizens to avoid 14-day quarantine
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Decree makes it easier for Costa Rican citizens to avoid 14-day quarantine

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 20, 2020

Costa Rican citizens returning from abroad can now avoid a 14-day quarantine even if they remained out of the country for less than two weeks. A Monday,…

Ortega denounces international ‘campaign of viciousness’ against Nicaragua
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Central America
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Ortega denounces international ‘campaign of viciousness’ against Nicaragua

AFP - October 20, 2020

President Daniel Ortega alleged Monday that there is "a campaign of viciousness" against Nicaragua and accused the United States and the European countries of interventionism, in response…

Legislative Assembly approves project eliminating annuities
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Legislative Assembly approves project eliminating annuities

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 20, 2020

The Legislative Assembly on Monday approved a project that eliminates annuities for Costa Rica’s public employees over the next two years. The cost-cutting measure is expected to…

Costa Rica coronavirus updates for Monday, October 19
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Costa Rica coronavirus updates for Monday, October 19

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 19, 2020

Costa Rica announced 36 new coronavirus-related deaths since Friday for a total of 1,204, according to official data released Monday afternoon by the Health Ministry. Five-hundred and…