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Costa Rica Health Pass: What to Know Before You Go

Before the pandemic, Costa Rica received over 1.7 million tourists annually, bringing an estimated 1.7 billion dollars in revenue with them. With COVID-19 devastating...

Latin America passes 1 million Covid deaths as IMF proposes $50 bn plan

Latin America and the Caribbean passed one million coronavirus deaths on Friday as the IMF proposed a $50 billion plan to end the pandemic,...

U.S. Southern Command delivers hygiene supplies to Costa Rica’s Education Ministry

The United States Southern Command delivered a significant donation of hygiene supplies to Costa Rica's Education Ministry (MEP) in a ceremony on Friday.

Costa Rica’s public health system welcomes first IVF baby

Her birth is a milestone that follows years of struggles to legalize IVF and offer it within the Costa Rica Social Security System (CCSS, or Caja). 

Costa Rican health authorities plan precautions in response to Chinese coronavirus

The new coronavirus strain, first discovered in the Chinese city of Wuhan, has caused alarm.

Health alert warns Costa Ricans not to use vaping devices

The Ministry of Health has recommended Costa Ricans against using electronic cigarettes and other vaping devices.

Costa Rica hopes to eliminate malaria in country by 2022

A WHO analysis published in 2016 named Costa Rica among 21 countries with the potential to eliminate malaria by 2020. 

‘A long-awaited moment’: Three Costa Rican couples expecting babies thanks to IVF

Nine women were transferred fertilized eggs, and three are now in their 10th week of gestation.  

Women face difficulties in obtaining morning-after pill in Costa Rica

At a pharmacy in Cartago, the pharmacist in charge that day said that while the store had the pill, it was his decision not to sell it. 

Tobacco use declining in Costa Rica, Health Ministry says

The decline in smokers may help Costa Rica reduce the prevalence of cardiovascular disease and cancer.

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Bloomberg says Costa Rica among top 2021 vacation destinations

Planning your 2021 travel? Consider Costa Rica, Bloomberg says.

Meet the Crew: Good Day Sportfishing

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‘Recovering together’ is primary 2021 goal for Costa Rica Tourism Board

Costa Rica's values give it a considerable advantage on the road to recovery compared to other destinations, the Tourism Minister says.