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Canadian Embassy details new travel requirements
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Canadian Embassy details new travel requirements

The Tico Times - February 1, 2021

The Embassy of Canada to Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Honduras has released additional information about the North American country's new travel measures. Canadian airlines have agreed to suspend…

Panama reopens land borders to tourists
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Panama reopens land borders to tourists

The Tico Times - January 30, 2021

The Panamanian government has announced the reopening of the country's land borders. "The National Immigration Service announces the reopening of land borders, for the entry and exit…

Canadian airlines to suspend flights to vacation destinations, including Costa Rica
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Canadian airlines to suspend flights to vacation destinations, including Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 29, 2021

Canadian airlines have agreed to suspend flights to "sun destinations" until May as part of the country's coronavirus containment measures, according to numerous media reports. Air Canada,…

New U.S. testing policy takes effect today: Where to get a Covid test in Costa Rica
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New U.S. testing policy takes effect today: Where to get a Covid test in Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 26, 2021

As of Tuesday, January 26, the United States requires that all air passengers show proof of a negative Covid-19 test before boarding a flight to the country. Passengers…

U.S. to reinstate Covid travel bans: White House official
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U.S. to reinstate Covid travel bans: White House official

The Tico Times - January 25, 2021

President Joe Biden will re-impose a Covid-19 travel ban on most non-US citizens who have been in Britain, Brazil, Ireland and much of Europe, a White House official…

US plans new Covid measures as EU discourages travel
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US plans new Covid measures as EU discourages travel

AFP Bureaus - January 22, 2021

In his first full day as US president, Joe Biden tackled his country's staggering coronavirus caseload with a spate of new measures, including mask-wearing and quarantining requirements,…

United States to mandate isolation after return from international travel
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United States to mandate isolation after return from international travel

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 21, 2021

New U.S. President Joe Biden has signed an executive order requiring international travelers to self-quarantine upon returning to the country. The executive order, issued Thursday, reads as…

Panama begins Covid-19 vaccinations
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Panama begins Covid-19 vaccinations

Juan José Rodríguez / AFP - January 21, 2021

Nurse Violeta Gaona on Wednesday received in her left arm the first dose of the vaccine against Covid-19 in Panama, the country which accumulates the highest number…

Panama to receive reduced first batch of Pfizer vaccines
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Panama to receive reduced first batch of Pfizer vaccines

AFP - January 20, 2021

Panama on Wednesday will receive its first 12,840 doses of Pfizer's vaccine against Covid-19, a much smaller shipment than expected, due to an announced global delay in…

Air Canada route cuts impact Costa Rica flights, report says
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Air Canada route cuts impact Costa Rica flights, report says

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 18, 2021

Air Canada will cut capacity by 25% in the first quarter of 2021 and reduce its workforce by 1,700 people, a move the airline says is caused…