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Covid-19 prompts more to grasp for ‘digital nomad’ dream
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Covid-19 prompts more to grasp for ‘digital nomad’ dream

Lea DAUPLE / AFP - February 10, 2021

"When I talked about this before the pandemic, people thought I was crazy . Now they tell me I was right after all," said Arnaud Wilbrod, a…

Immigration services continue to be impacted by cybersecurity issue
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Immigration services continue to be impacted by cybersecurity issue

The Tico Times - February 7, 2021

The Immigration Administration website and some other services have been inoperable since Wednesday due to a cybersecurity issue. As of Saturday evening, the institution’s website remains offline.…

Unprecedented 66% drop in air passengers last year: IATA
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Unprecedented 66% drop in air passengers last year: IATA

AFP - February 4, 2021

Global air passenger traffic plunged by an unprecedented 66% in 2020 owing to travel restrictions imposed during the Covid-19 pandemic, an industry group said Wednesday. The International…

Immigration services impacted by cybersecurity issue
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Immigration services impacted by cybersecurity issue

The Tico Times - February 4, 2021

The Immigration Administration website and some other services have been inoperable since Wednesday due to a cybersecurity issue. Read the release from Costa Rica's DGME below: ****…

Struggling airlines seek to stay in the skies
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Struggling airlines seek to stay in the skies

Sonia WOLF / AFP - November 21, 2020

The airline industry holds its annual gathering by video conference next week under the shadow of the Covid-19 pandemic that has plunged the sector into a crisis…

Clarifying the isolation requirement for Costa Rican citizens
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Clarifying the isolation requirement for Costa Rican citizens

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 27, 2020

Last week, the Costa Rica Tourism Board announced that, as of October 26, citizens would no longer need to quarantine upon returning to the country. "Neither Costa…

These are the steps Costa Rica is taking to reactivate its tourism sector
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These are the steps Costa Rica is taking to reactivate its tourism sector

The Tico Times - October 22, 2020

The Costa Rica Tourism Board (ICT) on Thursday presented the steps it’s taking to reactivate the sector in context of the coronavirus pandemic. Tourism is “one of…

Visiting Costa Rica during the pandemic? Here’s what to expect [updated Oct. 10]
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Visiting Costa Rica during the pandemic? Here’s what to expect [updated Oct. 10]

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 10, 2020

Costa Rica is reopening its airports to tourists from all U.S. states starting Sunday, November 1. We've been covering the coronavirus crisis in Costa Rica since mid-February.…

Visiting Costa Rica during the pandemic? Here’s what to expect [updated]
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Visiting Costa Rica during the pandemic? Here’s what to expect [updated]

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 2, 2020

Costa Rica is reopening its airports to tourists from all U.S. states starting Sunday, November 1. We've been covering the coronavirus crisis in Costa Rica since mid-February.…

Costa Rica immigration offices to remain closed until October
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Costa Rica immigration offices to remain closed until October

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 19, 2020

The Immigration Administration on Friday said its main and regional offices will remain closed until October due to the coronavirus crisis. Read the release from DGME below:…