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American Airlines offering pre-flight coronavirus testing for Costa Rica travelers
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American Airlines offering pre-flight coronavirus testing for Costa Rica travelers

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 2, 2020

American Airlines will offer coronavirus testing for travelers visiting Costa Rica, the airline announced Friday. Starting October 15, passengers flying American Airlines to Costa Rica from Dallas-Fort…

U.S. President Donald Trump tests positive for the coronavirus
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U.S. President Donald Trump tests positive for the coronavirus

Sebastian Smith / AFP - October 1, 2020

President Donald Trump was forced off the campaign trail on Friday after testing positive for Covid-19, in a political bombshell that upends his White House race against…

Costa Rica’s Raquel Rodríguez impresses with NWSL goal
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Costa Rica’s Raquel Rodríguez impresses with NWSL goal

The Tico Times - October 1, 2020

Decorated women's football star Raquel Rodríguez helped the Portland Thorns defeat National Women's Soccer League rivals OL Reign with an impressive goal on Wednesday night. "Rocky" contributed…

U.S. State Department drops ‘Do Not Travel’ advisory for Guatemala & Nicaragua, but not Costa Rica
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U.S. State Department drops ‘Do Not Travel’ advisory for Guatemala & Nicaragua, but not Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 1, 2020

The United States this week lifted a warning to its citizens to avoid all travel to Nicaragua and Guatemala, but it kept its strictest advisory for Costa…

Some 34 million jobs lost in Latin America due to pandemic
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Some 34 million jobs lost in Latin America due to pandemic

Carlos MANDUJANO / AFP - September 30, 2020

The two aspirers for the presidency of Costa Rica, the evangelical preacher Fabricio Alvarado and the former minister Carlos Alvarado, reach the closing of the electoral campaign for April 1st with a technical draw, according to a poll disclosed this Friday.

These are the requirements to enter Costa Rica as a tourist
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These are the requirements to enter Costa Rica as a tourist

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 29, 2020

Costa Rica is currently welcoming tourists from select countries and U.S. states. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Costa Rica has an expanded list of entry requirements for…

SJO airport improvements delayed, report says
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SJO airport improvements delayed, report says

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 28, 2020

The operator of Costa Rica's Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) will suspend planned improvements for several years due to the effects of the pandemic, according to a…

Costa Rica tourism: What states might be allowed next? [updated]
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Costa Rica tourism: What states might be allowed next? [updated]

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 26, 2020

Since September 1, Costa Rica has welcomed tourists from a growing number of U.S. states. According to Gustavo Segura, Costa Rica's Tourism Minister, a state's new coronavirus…

FIFA suspends Trinidad and Tobago
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FIFA suspends Trinidad and Tobago

The Tico Times - September 25, 2020

FIFA suspended Trinidad and Tobago on Thursday for "grave violations" of its statutes following a local court challenge to its imposition of a new committee, following serious…

Chile rejects Escazú Agreement, environmental pact supported by Costa Rica
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Chile rejects Escazú Agreement, environmental pact supported by Costa Rica

AFP and The Tico Times - September 23, 2020

Chile on Tuesday confirmed its decision not to sign the Escazú Agreement, which guarantees the protection of environmental rights in Latin America, despite being one of its…