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Lufthansa resumes flights to Costa Rica; 210 passengers arrive
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Lufthansa resumes flights to Costa Rica; 210 passengers arrive

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 6, 2020

Lufthansa has resumed flights to Costa Rica, with its first flight bringing 210 passengers to the national territory from Frankfurt, Germany, according to the Civil Aviation Administration.…

Costa Rica will accept other travel insurance policies for tourists
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Costa Rica will accept other travel insurance policies for tourists

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 5, 2020

Costa Rica will welcome tourists who obtain any qualifying travel insurance policy, even if the policy was not purchased through the National Insurance Institute (INS), The Tico…

Costa Rica coronavirus updates for Wednesday, August 5
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Costa Rica coronavirus updates for Wednesday, August 5

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 5, 2020

Costa Rica announced 10 new coronavirus-related deaths over the past day for a total of 191, according to official data released Wednesday afternoon by the Health Ministry.…

IATA asks Costa Rica to reconsider entry requirements for tourists
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IATA asks Costa Rica to reconsider entry requirements for tourists

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 5, 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has asked Costa Rica to reconsider the requirements it's imposing on arriving tourists. In a press release issued earlier this week,…

Lufthansa resumes flights to Costa Rica
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Lufthansa resumes flights to Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 5, 2020

Lufthansa has resumed flights to Costa Rica, with its first plane en route and scheduled for arrival at 6 p.m. on Wednesday. An Airbus A340-300 that can…

Costa Rica upgrades more areas from Orange to Yellow Alert
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Costa Rica upgrades more areas from Orange to Yellow Alert

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 4, 2020

Costa Rica's National Emergency Commission on Tuesday announced changes in the coronavirus-related color-coded alerts for several locations. As of Wednesday, August 5, the below cantons and districts…

Costa Rica coronavirus updates for Tuesday, August 4
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica coronavirus updates for Tuesday, August 4

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 4, 2020

Costa Rica announced 10 new coronavirus-related deaths over the past day for a total of 181, according to official data released Tuesday afternoon by the Health Ministry.…

News briefs: Chamber urges Costa Rica to allow tourists from United States
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Costa Rica
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News briefs: Chamber urges Costa Rica to allow tourists from United States

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 4, 2020

The coronavirus crisis has transformed life in Costa Rica, which has enacted measures to protect the capacity of its health system. Here’s what you should know as…

Watch: Iberia plane receives water-cannon salute as commercial flights resume in Costa Rica
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Watch: Iberia plane receives water-cannon salute as commercial flights resume in Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 3, 2020

For the first time since mid-March, a plane full of tourists has arrived in Costa Rica. Juan Santamaría International Airport welcomed Iberia 6317 from Madrid, Spain in…

Immigration Administration clarifies new Costa Rica entry policies
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Immigration Administration clarifies new Costa Rica entry policies

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 3, 2020

The Immigration Administration on Monday clarified who can legally enter Costa Rica in August. Residents who were issued an entry impediment upon leaving Costa Rica (e.g. those…