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Driving in Costa Rica During Easter Week (Semana Santa)
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Driving in Costa Rica During Easter Week (Semana Santa)

Chris Howard - April 2, 2021

At times a drive to Jacó beach can be like traveling from Los Angeles to San Francisco, California When I lived in my home state of California…

These are Costa Rica’s coronavirus measures for April 2021
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These are Costa Rica’s coronavirus measures for April 2021

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 24, 2021

The Costa Rican Presidency announced that there will be no new coronavirus measures in place during April 2021. “It is totally false that the Government of the…

March 2021: These are Costa Rica’s coronavirus measures this month
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March 2021: These are Costa Rica’s coronavirus measures this month

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 1, 2021

Happy March! These are Costa Rica's coronavirus restrictions this month: Travel and borders Costa Rica is welcoming tourists who arrive via flights (commercial or private) or boats…

Costa Rica to end weekend driving restrictions in March
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Costa Rica to end weekend driving restrictions in March

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 22, 2021

Costa Rica will end its weekend daytime driving restrictions starting in March. President Carlos Alvarado announced the news Monday via social media: "As of March 1, the…

Costa Rica evaluates removing weekend driving restrictions
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Costa Rica evaluates removing weekend driving restrictions

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 16, 2021

Costa Rica may end its weekend daytime driving restrictions starting in March. Health Minister Daniel Salas said in an interview with Teletica that Costa Rica's encouraging coronavirus trends…

No more weekday driving restrictions in Costa Rica as of today
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No more weekday driving restrictions in Costa Rica as of today

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 8, 2021

As of Monday, February 8, Costa Rica has eliminated its national weekday vehicular restrictions. The weekend restriction and San José-area rules still apply. For at least the…

Costa Rica eliminates weekday national vehicle restrictions starting Monday
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Costa Rica eliminates weekday national vehicle restrictions starting Monday

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 5, 2021

Costa Rica is eliminating its national weekday vehicle restrictions starting Monday, February 8. The National Emergency Commission (CNE) says the change corresponds to reductions in new coronavirus…

Coronavirus restrictions reduced driving deaths, International Transport Forum says
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Coronavirus restrictions reduced driving deaths, International Transport Forum says

AFP - October 28, 2020

The coronavirus crisis and lockdown measures limited road traffic and saved lives in early 2020, according to an annual report released Tuesday by the International Transport Forum…

Costa Rica begins new dialogue in search of solution to serious fiscal crisis
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Costa Rica begins new dialogue in search of solution to serious fiscal crisis

AFP - October 24, 2020

Costa Rica on Friday opened a dialogue with many sectors of the country in search of an agreement to overcome the serious fiscal crisis it faces. Representatives…

Blockades are back: Protests block two roads Thursday [updated]
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Blockades are back: Protests block two roads Thursday [updated]

The Tico Times - October 22, 2020

Update (9:30 a.m.): The Public Security Ministry (MSP) now says the blockade on the Interamericana Sur highway at Loma Verde de Pérez Zeledón has been lifted. At Paso…