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News briefs: Government promises to adjust pandemic restrictions
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News briefs: Government promises to adjust pandemic restrictions

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 7, 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…

ICT confirms requirements for international travel insurance policies
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Costa Rica
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ICT confirms requirements for international travel insurance policies

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 6, 2020

The Costa Rica Tourism Board (ICT) has confirmed the insurance requirements for foreigners who wish to visit Costa Rica during the pandemic. In a press release released…

Costa Rica will accept other travel insurance policies for tourists
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica will accept other travel insurance policies for tourists

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 5, 2020

Costa Rica will welcome tourists who obtain any qualifying travel insurance policy, even if the policy was not purchased through the National Insurance Institute (INS), The Tico…

IATA asks Costa Rica to reconsider entry requirements for tourists
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IATA asks Costa Rica to reconsider entry requirements for tourists

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 5, 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has asked Costa Rica to reconsider the requirements it's imposing on arriving tourists. In a press release issued earlier this week,…

News briefs: Chamber urges Costa Rica to allow tourists from United States
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News briefs: Chamber urges Costa Rica to allow tourists from United States

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 4, 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…

Watch: Iberia plane receives water-cannon salute as commercial flights resume in Costa Rica
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Watch: Iberia plane receives water-cannon salute as commercial flights resume in Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 3, 2020

For the first time since mid-March, a plane full of tourists has arrived in Costa Rica. Juan Santamaría International Airport welcomed Iberia 6317 from Madrid, Spain in…

Immigration Administration clarifies new Costa Rica entry policies
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Costa Rica
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Immigration Administration clarifies new Costa Rica entry policies

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 3, 2020

The Immigration Administration on Monday clarified who can legally enter Costa Rica in August. Residents who were issued an entry impediment upon leaving Costa Rica (e.g. those…

Costa Rica cancels traditional year-end celebrations
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Costa Rica cancels traditional year-end celebrations

AFP and The Tico Times - August 3, 2020

The Costa Rican capital announced on Monday the suspension of its traditional end-of-year celebrations, given the spread of COVID-19 in the country. The Municipality of San José…

News briefs: Protests to continue against Costa Rica coronavirus measures
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News briefs: Protests to continue against Costa Rica coronavirus measures

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 3, 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 to ‘review’ insurance policy requirements for tourists
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Costa Rica to ‘review’ insurance policy requirements for tourists

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 31, 2020

President Carlos Alvarado has instructed the Minister of Economy and the Minister of Tourism to "review" the insurance requirements for international tourists to Costa Rica. Via social-media…