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Costa Rica’s coronavirus restrictions for February 2021
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Costa Rica’s coronavirus restrictions for February 2021

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 26, 2021

Costa Rican authorities on Tuesday announced the country's coronavirus measures for February 2021. The vast majority of commercial establishments can remain open seven days per week from…

New U.S. testing policy takes effect today: Where to get a Covid test in Costa Rica
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New U.S. testing policy takes effect today: Where to get a Covid test in Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 26, 2021

As of Tuesday, January 26, the United States requires that all air passengers show proof of a negative Covid-19 test before boarding a flight to the country. Passengers…

Costa Rica summons IMF law projects to Legislative Assembly
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Costa Rica summons IMF law projects to Legislative Assembly

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 26, 2021

The Executive Branch summed 36 bills to the floor of the Legislative Assembly for debate, including three that relate to Costa Rica's negotiations with the International Monetary…

Costa Rica to vaccinate entire adult population against Covid-19
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Costa Rica to vaccinate entire adult population against Covid-19

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 25, 2021

Costa Rica plans to vaccinate its entire adult population against the coronavirus and has signed a budget to accomplish that goal, President Carlos Alvarado announced Monday. "We…

KLM says it will continue long-haul flights, but rebook passengers
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KLM says it will continue long-haul flights, but rebook passengers

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 25, 2021

After initially saying that it would suspend all long-haul flights, KLM announced it has established coronavirus protocols that will allow it to continue operating its international routes.…

Playa Hermosa inaugurates accessible beach project
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Playa Hermosa inaugurates accessible beach project

The Tico Times - January 25, 2021

Playa Hermosa in Carrillo, Guanacaste, has handicap-accessible facilities, which the Tourism Board says makes it the first “100% accessible beach” in Costa Rica. The project is part…

Saprissa, Alajuelense reach all-Costa Rican CONCACAF League final
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Saprissa, Alajuelense reach all-Costa Rican CONCACAF League final

The Tico Times - January 23, 2021

One of Costa Rica's two most-popular soccer clubs will represent the country by winning the 2021 CONCACAF League. Deportivo Saprissa and Liga Deportiva Alajuelense each won their…

Costa Rica, IMF reach agreement in principle for $1.75 billion loan
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Costa Rica, IMF reach agreement in principle for $1.75 billion loan

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 22, 2021

Costa Rica has reached an agreement in principle with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a $1.75 billion loan. Before the loan is finalized, it must receive…

United States to mandate isolation after return from international travel
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United States to mandate isolation after return from international travel

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 21, 2021

New U.S. President Joe Biden has signed an executive order requiring international travelers to self-quarantine upon returning to the country. The executive order, issued Thursday, reads as…

‘Multilateralism is back!’ How Costa Rica’s leaders celebrated U.S. inauguration
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‘Multilateralism is back!’ How Costa Rica’s leaders celebrated U.S. inauguration

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 20, 2021

Costa Rican leaders on Wednesday congratulated Joe Biden as he was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States. "Multilateralism is back!" said President Carlos…