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Nicaraguan migration and COVID-19, explained
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Nicaraguan migration and COVID-19, explained

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 12, 2020

The second pandemic wave in Costa Rica has struck the Northern Zone, where vulnerable populations have become the country’s new coronavirus epicenter.  Dozens of cases have emerged…

Costa Rica further extends tourist visas for foreigners in country
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica further extends tourist visas for foreigners in country

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 16, 2020

Costa Rica's Immigration Administration will provide foreigners with extra flexibility as countries restrict travel due to the coronavirus pandemic. Foreigners who entered Costa Rica on a tourist…

Costa Rica again extends tourist visas for foreigners in country
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica again extends tourist visas for foreigners in country

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 24, 2020

Costa Rica's Immigration Administration will provide foreigners with extra flexibility as countries restrict travel due to the coronavirus pandemic. Foreigners who entered Costa Rica on a tourist…

Costa Rica won’t penalize those who overstay visas due to COVID-19
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica won’t penalize those who overstay visas due to COVID-19

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 18, 2020

Costa Rica's Immigration Administration will provide foreigners with extra flexibility as countries restrict travel due to the coronavirus pandemic. The agency will not enforce penalties for people…

Costa Rica extends tourist visas for foreigners in country
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica extends tourist visas for foreigners in country

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 17, 2020

Costa Rica's Immigration Administration will provide foreigners with extra flexibility as countries restrict travel due to the coronavirus pandemic. Foreigners who entered Costa Rica on a tourist…

Rich nations urged to do ‘fair share’ at global refugee meet
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Rich nations urged to do ‘fair share’ at global refugee meet

Shahzad Abdul and Nina Larson / AFP - December 17, 2019

The UN urged countries Tuesday to take joint responsibility for caring for surging numbers of displaced people, while wealthy nations faced criticism for not shouldering their "fair…

5 ways to become a legal resident of Costa Rica
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Expat & Retirement Living
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5 ways to become a legal resident of Costa Rica

Christopher Howard - December 4, 2019

People often become enamored with Costa Rica after visiting and seeing its unparalleled beauty and natural wonders, and meeting its friendly people. A good number of those…

28 useful tips for anyone who wants to relocate to Costa Rica
Expat & Retirement Living
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Expat & Retirement Living
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28 useful tips for anyone who wants to relocate to Costa Rica

Christopher Howard - November 9, 2019

Many people, including myself, have referred to Costa Rica as a tropical paradise. Costa Rica has many wonderful things to offer — much more good than bad.…

How to retire as cheaply as possible in Costa Rica
Expat & Retirement Living
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Expat & Retirement Living
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How to retire as cheaply as possible in Costa Rica

Christopher Howard - October 3, 2019

Without a doubt, Costa Rica is more expensive than some of the other so-called retirement/relocation havens in the region. Unfortunately, many equate the cost of living with…

Pressure mounts on Costa Rica-Nicaragua border after migrant shelter closes
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Costa Rica
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Pressure mounts on Costa Rica-Nicaragua border after migrant shelter closes

The Tico Times - July 15, 2016

Mattieu Komlou didn't know where he was going to sleep Thursday night. That afternoon, he and two other friends he’s traveling with left on a bus from Los…