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US to ‘supercharge’ pandemic fight with huge vaccine donation
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US to ‘supercharge’ pandemic fight with huge vaccine donation

AFP bureaus - June 10, 2021

The US will donate 500 million Covid-19 vaccine doses to poorer nations, the White House said Thursday, to "supercharge" the pandemic fight as the World Health Organization…

American Airlines launching new Costa Rica flights
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Costa Rica
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American Airlines launching new Costa Rica flights

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 10, 2021

American Airlines is launching a new route to Costa Rica, the carrier announced Thursday. Starting November 2, American Airlines will fly four times weekly between Daniel Oduber…

CDC maintains Costa Rica travel advisory due to Covid
Travel & Tourism
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Travel & Tourism
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CDC maintains Costa Rica travel advisory due to Covid

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 9, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) this week issued updated travel advice for dozens of countries, but the U.S. health agency kept Costa Rica at…

Two more potential Ortega challengers detained in Nicaragua
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Latin America
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Two more potential Ortega challengers detained in Nicaragua

AFP - June 9, 2021

Nicaraguan authorities on Tuesday detained two more potential presidential candidates, for a total of four, as a crackdown by President Daniel Ortega deepened ahead of elections later…

Spirit Airlines announces new flights to Costa Rica
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Spirit Airlines announces new flights to Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 9, 2021

Spirit Airlines on Tuesday announced flights from Miami International Airport (MIA) to Costa Rica, according to several reports. Per the Miami Herald, the low-cost carrier based in…

Mexico, US hold ‘candid’ migration talks
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Latin America
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Mexico, US hold ‘candid’ migration talks

Daniel Rook / AFP - June 9, 2021

US Vice President Kamala Harris said she held "candid" and productive talks with Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on migration Tuesday, hailing a new era in…

May was biggest month for Costa Rica visitors since pandemic began
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Costa Rica
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May was biggest month for Costa Rica visitors since pandemic began

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 8, 2021

Costa Rica welcomed more than 90,000 international travelers in May, the largest single-month figure since March 2020. The country received 90,321 arrivals last month, a slightly higher…

Harris says US wants to work with Guatemala to limit migration
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Latin America
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Harris says US wants to work with Guatemala to limit migration

Henry MORALES ARANA, Moises AVILA / AFP - June 7, 2021

US Vice President Kamala Harris said Monday the United States hopes to work with Guatemala to address the root causes of illegal migration by creating "a sense…

Ex-President José María Figueres Olsen earns nomination
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Elections
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Ex-President José María Figueres Olsen earns nomination

The Tico Times - June 7, 2021

Former Costa Rican President Jose Maria Figueres has earned a nomination for the February 2022 general elections, his political party announced. "We congratulate former President José María…

Vaccinated Ticos can visit Spain as airlines increase flights
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Vaccinated Ticos can visit Spain as airlines increase flights

The Tico Times - June 7, 2021

Spain has reopened for tourists from nearly all countries, including Costa Rica, with proof of Covid-19 vaccination or recovery. "Costa Rica maintains its position as one of…

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