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Drug trafficking in Central America remains prevalent during pandemic, authorities say
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Drug trafficking in Central America remains prevalent during pandemic, authorities say

AFP - November 24, 2020

Drug trafficking to the United States, through Central America, has managed to keep pace despite the Covid-19 pandemic, Panamanian authorities warned Monday after presenting 1.7 tons of…

News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to start your Tuesday
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News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to start your Tuesday

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 24, 2020

Happy Tuesday from The Tico Times! Here's the news you should know as a new day starts in Costa Rica. **** The Health Ministry is raising the…

Costa Rica coronavirus updates for Monday, November 23
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Costa Rica coronavirus updates for Monday, November 23

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 23, 2020

The Health Ministry now only holds coronavirus press conferences twice-weekly, on Tuesdays and Fridays. As a result, our updates on other days contain less information. Costa Rica has…

Costa Rica registers first signs of economic recovery since start of pandemic, Finance Ministry says
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Costa Rica registers first signs of economic recovery since start of pandemic, Finance Ministry says

AFP - November 23, 2020

Costa Rica's economy began to show signs of recovery, its first since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, with an increase in tax collection over the first…

News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to start your week
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News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to start your week

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 23, 2020

Happy Monday from The Tico Times! We hope you had a wonderful weekend. Here's the news you should know as a new week starts in Costa Rica.…

American Airlines eliminates international change fees, including on flights to Costa Rica
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American Airlines eliminates international change fees, including on flights to Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 21, 2020

American Airlines has eliminated change fees for most international tickets, the Fort Worth, Texas-based carrier announced Friday via a press release. The new policy applies immediately to…

Struggling airlines seek to stay in the skies
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Struggling airlines seek to stay in the skies

Sonia WOLF / AFP - November 21, 2020

The airline industry holds its annual gathering by video conference next week under the shadow of the Covid-19 pandemic that has plunged the sector into a crisis…

Costa Rica coronavirus updates for Friday, November 20
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Costa Rica coronavirus updates for Friday, November 20

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 20, 2020

Costa Rica has suffered 1,608 coronavirus-related deaths, including 71 over the past week, according to official data released Friday afternoon by the Health Ministry. Four-hundred and seventy…

News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to end your week
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News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to end your week

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 20, 2020

Happy Friday from The Tico Times! Here's the news you should know today. **** Costa Rica confirmed 1,422 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday and 1,219 on Thursday…

Costa Rica announces reopening of Turrialba Volcano National Park
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Costa Rica announces reopening of Turrialba Volcano National Park

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 19, 2020

Costa Rica will reopen Turrialba Volcano National Park, the Environment Ministry announced Thursday. After eight years closed due to the threat of volcanic activity, the park will…