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Four cantons will enforce dry law during Holy Week
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Four cantons will enforce dry law during Holy Week

The Tico Times - March 26, 2021

As of Friday evening, just four of Costa Rica’s 82 municipalities have confirmed that they will prohibit the sale of alcohol during Holy Week, the National Union of…

Domestic airlines prepare Semana Santa flights and deals
Travel & Tourism
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Travel & Tourism
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Domestic airlines prepare Semana Santa flights and deals

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 23, 2021

Two domestic airlines, SANSA and Costa Rica Green Airways, continue to offer intra-national flights during the coronavirus pandemic. Between them, the carriers offer flights from the San…

One year later, Tourism Board reopens popular attractions
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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One year later, Tourism Board reopens popular attractions

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 18, 2021

More than a year ago, the Ruins of Ujarrás and two lookouts in Cartago became the first tourist attractions in Costa Rica to close in context of…

Airline crew robbed en route to Costa Rica airport, report says
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Airline crew robbed en route to Costa Rica airport, report says

The Tico Times - March 17, 2021

Passengers on American Airlines flight 1204 from Costa Rica to Miami endured a seven-hour delay on Tuesday due to some pretty unusual circumstances. According to a report…

United Airlines expanding routes to Costa Rica during U.S. summer
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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United Airlines expanding routes to Costa Rica during U.S. summer

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 16, 2021

United Airlines is preparing a significant expansion into Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean during the upcoming U.S. summer. According to The Points Guy, the Chicago-based airline…

Traffic Police promise vigilance during Easter Holy Week
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Traffic Police promise vigilance during Easter Holy Week

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 15, 2021

Traffic Police in Costa Rica are warning impatient drivers to take it slow during the upcoming holiday break. Authorities say they issued 65% more speeding tickets in…

Costa Rica promotes Holy Week tourism with mandatory vacation
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica promotes Holy Week tourism with mandatory vacation

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 11, 2021

In an effort to reactivate Costa Rica's tourism industry, Central Government workers will take mandatory vacations during Easter Holy Week. The announcement came Thursday after a request…

Southwest Airlines routes to Costa Rica remain suspended
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Southwest Airlines routes to Costa Rica remain suspended

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 11, 2021

As of mid-March, Southwest Airlines remains the only U.S. airline that has not resumed any service to Costa Rica since suspending flights due to the coronavirus pandemic.…

Costa Rica promotes tourism at ITB Berlin Now
Eco tourism
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Eco tourism
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Costa Rica promotes tourism at ITB Berlin Now

The Tico Times - March 9, 2021

ITB Berlin, which bills itself as the world's leading travel trade show, has a bit of a Costa Rican flair. The Tourism Board (ICT) and 20 Costa…

How 6 Exotic Animals in Costa Rica Got Their Names
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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How 6 Exotic Animals in Costa Rica Got Their Names

The Tico Times - March 7, 2021

When it comes to pointing out animals, some people in Costa Rican can be extremely unspecific. Sometimes it seems that all small or rodent-like animals are referred…