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Costa Rica extends tourist visas until March 2021
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Costa Rica extends tourist visas until March 2021

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 22, 2020

Costa Rica's Immigration Administration on Monday published a resolution which, among other items, extends the validity of tourist visas until March 2021. According to Resolution DJUR-0132-09-2020-JM, tourists who…

Managua airport resumes flights after coronavirus closure
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Managua airport resumes flights after coronavirus closure

AFP - September 21, 2020

Managua's international airport on Saturday received its first commercial flight almost six months after airlines suspended routes as a precaution during the Covid-19 pandemic, local media reported.…

Slothy Sunday: The aquatic lives of sloths
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: The aquatic lives of sloths

The Tico Times - September 20, 2020

Did you know that sloths are excellent swimmers? They instinctively know how to swim once they hit the water. This ability makes a lot of sense, because the…

PAHO emphasizes risk of international travel, reopening too soon
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PAHO emphasizes risk of international travel, reopening too soon

Alina DIESTE / AFP - September 17, 2020

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) noted on Wednesday the "limited impact" of pre-travel coronavirus tests to control the spread of COVID-19 and called on countries to…

Slothy Sunday: Independence Day sloths
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Independence Day sloths

The Tico Times - September 13, 2020

The sloth isn't an official national symbol of Costa Rica, but given how much they're adored by Ticos and visitors alike, they instill plenty of national pride.…

Last-minute deals for the long weekend (but please vacation responsibly)
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Last-minute deals for the long weekend (but please vacation responsibly)

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 11, 2020

The Costa Rica Tourism Board (ICT) is promoting last-minute deals in the hours before the Independence Day long weekend. Via their platform dedicated to domestic travel, "Vamos…

JetBlue announces it will resume flights to Costa Rica
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JetBlue announces it will resume flights to Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 10, 2020

The l0w-cost airline JetBlue will soon restart flights to Costa Rica, the Tourism Board (ICT) announced Thursday. On October 17, it will resume its route between the…

Costa Rica authorizes tourism from eight more U.S. states
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica authorizes tourism from eight more U.S. states

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 10, 2020

Costa Rica on Thursday announced that residents of eight more U.S. states will be welcomed as tourists. As of September 15, residents of the following states will…

Breaking down Costa Rica’s current COVID-19 situation
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Costa Rica
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Breaking down Costa Rica’s current COVID-19 situation

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 10, 2020

Costa Rican health authorities this week have raised alarms about the ongoing increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations. As of Wednesday, 509 people with the disease are hospitalized, and…

American Airlines resumes flights to Costa Rica
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American Airlines resumes flights to Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 9, 2020

American Airlines on Wednesday resumed commercial flights to Costa Rica. Flight 1053 from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) arrived at Juan Santamaría International Airport near San José…