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Domestic airlines resume intra-Costa Rica flights
Travel & Tourism
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Travel & Tourism
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Domestic airlines resume intra-Costa Rica flights

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 21, 2020

Costa Rican airline SANSA has resumed domestic commercial service, the carrier announced. “We are excited to fly again with pride through the national skies,” SANSA said via…

Costa Rica’s million-raptor watch site
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Costa Rica’s million-raptor watch site

Robin Kazmier - October 21, 2020

During the months of September, October and November in the skies near Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast, an incredible natural phenomena is observed. It’s perhaps as surprising as…

Arrest warrants issued for founders of Panama Papers firm: report
Business
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Business
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Arrest warrants issued for founders of Panama Papers firm: report

AFP - October 21, 2020

Germany has issued international arrest warrants for the two founders of the firm at the centre of the tax haven scandal exposed by the Panama Papers data…

Decree makes it easier for Costa Rican citizens to avoid 14-day quarantine
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Costa Rica
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Decree makes it easier for Costa Rican citizens to avoid 14-day quarantine

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 20, 2020

Costa Rican citizens returning from abroad can now avoid a 14-day quarantine even if they remained out of the country for less than two weeks. A Monday,…

United Airlines announces new routes, more flights to Costa Rica
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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United Airlines announces new routes, more flights to Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 16, 2020

United Airlines plans to fly 38 times weekly between the United States and Costa Rica by December, the carrier announced Friday in partnership with the Costa Rica…

Costa Rica to welcome tourists from anywhere in the world starting November 1
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica to welcome tourists from anywhere in the world starting November 1

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 16, 2020

Tourists from anywhere in the world will be allowed to visit Costa Rica starting November 1. On that date, Costa Rica will eliminate the current requirement that…

Iberia to help passengers get virus test before flight
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Iberia to help passengers get virus test before flight

AFP - October 15, 2020

Spanish airline Iberia said Wednesday it would offer its clients discounted Covid-19 tests before their flights, as a growing number of nations require incoming passengers to show…

U.S. State Department lifts ‘Do Not Travel’ advisory for Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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U.S. State Department lifts ‘Do Not Travel’ advisory for Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 13, 2020

The United States on Tuesday lifted a warning that advised its citizens to avoid all travel to Costa Rica. Costa Rica, which had been under the strictest…

Día de las Culturas/Columbus Day: a brief, incomplete guide
Global
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Global
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Día de las Culturas/Columbus Day: a brief, incomplete guide

The Tico Times - October 12, 2020

Happy Día de las Culturas (Cultures Day), Columbus Day, Día de la Raza (Race Day, loosely translated), Indigenous Peoples Day, Day of Indigenous Resistance, Day of the…

Panama Canal breaks cargo record despite pandemic, US-China trade war
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Panama Canal breaks cargo record despite pandemic, US-China trade war

AFP - October 6, 2020

The Panama Canal broke its cargo transit record in fiscal year 2020 with the passage of 475 million tons through its waters, despite the pandemic and the…