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Costa Rica reopening for tourists from EU, UK and Canada
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Costa Rica reopening for tourists from EU, UK and Canada

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 23, 2020

Costa Rica will open its borders to foreign tourists from the European Union, the United Kingdom and Canada starting August 1, Tourism Minister Gustavo Segura announced Thursday.…

News briefs: Costa Rica expands hospital capacity at Trauma Hospital
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News briefs: Costa Rica expands hospital capacity at Trauma Hospital

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 22, 2020

The coronavirus crisis has transformed life in Costa Rica, which has enacted measures to protect the capacity of its health system. Here's what you should know as…

Costa Rica will announce airport reopening details this week
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Costa Rica will announce airport reopening details this week

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 21, 2020

Costa Rica will announce details of its August airport reopening later this week, Health Minister Daniel Salas said. "We are going to maintain the August 1 date,"…

Costa Rica passes law creating more long weekends through 2024
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Costa Rica passes law creating more long weekends through 2024

The Tico Times - July 17, 2020

President Carlos Alvarado on Thursday signed a law that creates more long weekends through 2024 in order to stimulate Costa Rica's tourism sector. The law moves a…

Costa Rica still plans August airport reopening, Health Ministry says
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Costa Rica still plans August airport reopening, Health Ministry says

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 15, 2020

Despite a recent increase in coronavirus cases, hospitalizations and deaths, Costa Rica still plans to reopen its airports for international travel in August, the Health Ministry said…

News briefs: Fire set outside coronavirus shelter for indigenous people
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News briefs: Fire set outside coronavirus shelter for indigenous people

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 15, 2020

The coronavirus crisis has transformed life in Costa Rica, which has enacted measures to protect the capacity of its health system. Here's what you should know as…

News briefs: Health Ministry condemns those who don’t believe in pandemic
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News briefs: Health Ministry condemns those who don’t believe in pandemic

The Tico Times - July 14, 2020

The coronavirus crisis has transformed life in Costa Rica, which has enacted measures to protect the capacity of its health system. Here's what you should know as…

Hotel reservation won’t work as exception to driving restrictions this week [Updated]
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Hotel reservation won’t work as exception to driving restrictions this week [Updated]

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 11, 2020

Update: After the Saturday afternoon press conference, the Costa Rican government has apparently changed its mind on this subject. According to the Costa Rican Tourism Board, anyone currently…

News briefs: Health Ministry says everyone, even the uninsured, can receive COVID care
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News briefs: Health Ministry says everyone, even the uninsured, can receive COVID care

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 11, 2020

The coronavirus crisis has transformed life in Costa Rica, which has enacted measures to protect the capacity of its health system. Here's what you should know as…

Costa Rica announces new restrictions to limit mobility in Greater Metropolitan Area
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Costa Rica announces new restrictions to limit mobility in Greater Metropolitan Area

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 10, 2020

Costa Rican authorities on Friday announced a series of health measures to limit mobility in the Greater Metropolitan Area, which includes the capital of San José and…