The dynamism of the export sector made it possible to cushion the economic impact of the pandemic, which led to a projected fall of 4.5% in GDP in 2020.
Central America is one of the main routes for drugs headed from South America to the United States and Europe.
An Antonov An-124, among the world's largest planes, is expected to land at Costa Rica's Juan Santamaría International Airport.
Public Works and Transport Minister Germán Valverde said that the delay will not affect the country's commercial sector, as the Atlantic Port Authority will continue offering import and export cargo mobilization services at its terminal.
The president also announced funding to rebuild the Black Star Line building, among other important projects for the Caribbean coast.
In addition to economic concerns, a new plan addresses Afro-descendent culture and access to justice. Among that plan’s call to action are policies to improve access to employment opportunities and public services, and programs to educate children about racial stereotypes.
Labor leaders and some politicians denounced the conviction, while the court said it would not allow vandalism during protests.
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