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Pandemic accelerates in the Americas amid catastrophic economic prospects
Latin America
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Latin America
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Pandemic accelerates in the Americas amid catastrophic economic prospects

Alina DIESTE / AFP - June 25, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic, which is accelerating in the Americas, could reach 10 million cases next week, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Wednesday, amid catastrophic economic prospects…

Latin America exceeds 2 million coronavirus cases as Brazil approaches 50,000 deaths
Latin America
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Latin America
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Latin America exceeds 2 million coronavirus cases as Brazil approaches 50,000 deaths

AFP - June 21, 2020

Latin America and the Caribbean on Saturday exceeded two million cases of coronaviruses, more than half of them registered in Brazil, a country that approaches 50,000 deaths…

Latin America coronavirus cases pass 10,000
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Latin America coronavirus cases pass 10,000

AFP - March 27, 2020

Coronavirus cases in Latin America surpassed 10,000 on Friday, according to an AFP count based on official government and World Health Organization figures. The first case in…

Latin America steps up measures against coronavirus spread
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Latin America steps up measures against coronavirus spread

AFP - March 12, 2020

Latin American countries stepped up measures to slow the advance of the coronavirus Wednesday, announcing a slew of restrictions on travelers from the worst-affected countries and shutting…

Skyway adds flights from Costa Rica to Bocas del Toro, Panama
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Skyway adds flights from Costa Rica to Bocas del Toro, Panama

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 29, 2019

Domestic airline Skyway will offer flights between Costa Rica and Bocas del Toro, Panama, according to a press release from the company. Tickets start at $161 for…

Civil Aviation Authority grounds Air Panama flights after inspection
News
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News
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Civil Aviation Authority grounds Air Panama flights after inspection

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 7, 2019

Panama's Civil Aviation Authority (AAC) on Saturday grounded Air Panama flights operated by the Fokker 50 turboprop, impacting travel throughout the Central American country. The temporary suspension…

Costa Rica ‘does not comply with International Civil Aviation Organization safety standards,’ FAA says
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica ‘does not comply with International Civil Aviation Organization safety standards,’ FAA says

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 14, 2019

The United States's Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced that Costa Rica no longer meets the highest international standards for air travel. "The Republic of Costa Rica…

KLM, Air Canada increase flights to Costa Rica
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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KLM, Air Canada increase flights to Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 28, 2019

Costa Rica’s status as a tourist destination continues to grow. This month, two major international airlines have announced additional flights to Costa Rica. KLM, the flag-carrier airline…

Selina hosts entrepreneur road trip through Costa Rica and Panama
Travel & Tourism
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Travel & Tourism
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Selina hosts entrepreneur road trip through Costa Rica and Panama

Alissa Grosskopf - November 3, 2018

Twelve entrepreneurs from 11 countries are packing their backpacks to join Selina on a road trip through Panama and Costa Rica, traveling from one of its hostels…

Chabad of San Juan Del Sur: A Jewish presence in a Nicaraguan beach resort
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Chabad of San Juan Del Sur: A Jewish presence in a Nicaraguan beach resort

Paul M. Foer - April 9, 2015

See also in our Tico Times Travel section: 7 can’t-miss reasons to visit Granada, Nicaragua SAN JUAN DEL SUR, Nicaragua – It was quite easy to spot the…