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Costa Rica extends tourist visas for foreigners in country
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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
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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…

Costa Rica has the highest percentage of migrant population in Latin America, study finds
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Expat Living
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Costa Rica has the highest percentage of migrant population in Latin America, study finds

L. Arias - November 23, 2014

Costa Rica is the Latin American country with the highest percentage of immigrants living in its territory, making up 9 percent of the total population, according to…

Costa Rican health officials rule out suspected case of Ebola
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Costa Rican health officials rule out suspected case of Ebola

L. Arias - October 16, 2014

Doctors at the Tomás Casas Hospital in Costa Rica’s southern region on Wednesday evening dismissed rumors of an alleged case of Ebola at their medical facility as false.…

Costa Rican police apprehend more undocumented migrants headed north
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Costa Rican police apprehend more undocumented migrants headed north

L. Arias - September 29, 2014

National Police officers on Sunday morning detained eight men from Nepal who are in the country without valid immigration documents. Police in the Pacific province of Puntarenas observed…

Costa Rican police detain undocumented Eritrean, Somali migrants
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Costa Rican police detain undocumented Eritrean, Somali migrants

The Tico Times - September 11, 2014

Costa Rican police continued rounding up undocumented migrants this week with the detention on Wednesday of four Eritreans and four Somalis who were traveling toward the Peñas…