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Costa Rica coronavirus updates for Monday, May 10
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Costa Rica coronavirus updates for Monday, May 10

The Tico Times - May 11, 2021

There are 1,280 people in Costa Rica hospitalized with Covid-19, a new record, the Health Ministry said in its Monday evening update. Of those hospitalized patients, 466…

Caja asks government to impose new Covid measures
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Caja asks government to impose new Covid measures

The Tico Times - May 10, 2021

The Board of Directors of the Costa Rican Social Security Fund (CCSS) made a “respectful and vehement call” to Costa Rican authorities “to adopt efficient and effective…

Costa Rica gov. continues debating pandemic response
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Costa Rica gov. continues debating pandemic response

The Tico Times - May 10, 2021

The Costa Rican government is meeting on Monday with various sectors to discuss its response to saturated hospitals and the coronavirus pandemic. The reunions come in context…

Costa Rica’s tuna regulations affect dolphins and national fishermen
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Costa Rica’s tuna regulations affect dolphins and national fishermen

Todd Staley - May 10, 2021

For more than two years, a couple of proposed laws have been floating in and out of the Costa Rican congress regarding tuna reform for the foreign…

US cruise ships could sail again by July, CDC says
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US cruise ships could sail again by July, CDC says

AFP and The Tico Times - May 10, 2021

Cruise ships may be able to resume sailing from ports in Florida in mid-July after being shut down for over a year by the coronavirus pandemic, according…

5 of the Best Under-the-radar Beaches in Costa Rica
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5 of the Best Under-the-radar Beaches in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - May 9, 2021

Costa Rica welcomes over 3 million tourists a year in search of tropical beaches, exciting adventures or simply an escape to paradise. With over 300 beaches in…

Government to discuss pandemic response with private sector
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Government to discuss pandemic response with private sector

The Tico Times - May 8, 2021

Government officials will discuss Costa Rica's pandemic response with representatives of other sectors, in context of new records in hospitalizations and measures that are set to expire.…

Costa Rica ends work week with new high in Covid hospitalizations
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Costa Rica ends work week with new high in Covid hospitalizations

The Tico Times - May 8, 2021

There are 1,175 people in Costa Rica hospitalized with Covid-19, a new record, the Health Ministry said in its Friday evening update. Of those hospitalized patients, 433…

Costa Rica unemployment rate remains elevated at 18.7%
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Costa Rica unemployment rate remains elevated at 18.7%

The Tico Times - May 7, 2021

Unemployment in Costa Rica was 18.7% in the moving quarter from January to March 2021, according to the National Institute of Statistics and Census (Inec). This represents…

Mexico extradites ex-priest accused of child abuse to Costa Rica
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Mexico extradites ex-priest accused of child abuse to Costa Rica

AFP and The Tico Times - May 7, 2021

Former Costa Rican priest Mauricio Víquez, accused of sexual abuse of minors, was handed over Thursday by Mexico to Costa Rican authorities, the Mexican attorney general's office…