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Cultural activities in Costa Rica during Semana Santa
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Cultural activities in Costa Rica during Semana Santa

The Tico Times - March 29, 2021

Several Costa Rican institutions are offering cultural activities during Semana Santa (Easter Holy Week). National Museum of Costa Rica It will open to the public Tuesday and…

Costa Rica urges visiting National Parks during Semana Santa
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Costa Rica urges visiting National Parks during Semana Santa

The Tico Times - March 29, 2021

The Costa Rican government is encouraging citizens to enjoy the country's natural attractions during Semana Santa (Easter Holy Week): Under the premise of reactivating the economy and…

Four cantons will enforce dry law during Holy Week
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Four cantons will enforce dry law during Holy Week

The Tico Times - March 26, 2021

As of Friday evening, just four of Costa Rica’s 82 municipalities have confirmed that they will prohibit the sale of alcohol during Holy Week, the National Union of…

No new measures, but respect protocols during Holy Week
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No new measures, but respect protocols during Holy Week

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 25, 2021

The National Emergency Commission (CNE) and the Tourism Board (ICT) reiterated a call to citizens to continue observing health protocols during the upcoming Semana Santa. Costa Rica…

Costa Rica promotes cultural tourism for Easter Holy Week
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Costa Rica promotes cultural tourism for Easter Holy Week

The Tico Times - March 23, 2021

Costa Rica has prepared a series of cultural tourism guides to promote travel during the upcoming Easter Holy Week (Semana Santa). The guides, which are unfortunately only…

Costa Rican authorities urge protocol adherence during Semana Santa
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Costa Rican authorities urge protocol adherence during Semana Santa

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 17, 2021

Costa Rica is encouraging domestic tourism during the upcoming Easter Holy Week, but authorities are advising travelers to follow established coronavirus protocols. On Tuesday afternoon, the Health…

Traffic Police promise vigilance during Easter Holy Week
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Traffic Police promise vigilance during Easter Holy Week

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 15, 2021

Traffic Police in Costa Rica are warning impatient drivers to take it slow during the upcoming holiday break. Authorities say they issued 65% more speeding tickets in…

Costa Rica promotes Holy Week tourism with mandatory vacation
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Costa Rica promotes Holy Week tourism with mandatory vacation

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 11, 2021

In an effort to reactivate Costa Rica's tourism industry, Central Government workers will take mandatory vacations during Easter Holy Week. The announcement came Thursday after a request…

Virtual Semana Santa: The superstitions that mark Easter Week
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Virtual Semana Santa: The superstitions that mark Easter Week

Sonia Cordero - April 10, 2020

Semana Santa , or Easter Holy Week, is one of the most important events for Costa Rican Catholics, and many centuries of old traditions and beliefs are…

Pic of the Day: A Holy Week virtual service
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Pic of the Day: A Holy Week virtual service

The Tico Times - April 8, 2020

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Costa Rica has suspended all mass gatherings, including church and other religious services. The lack of religious ceremonies has proven especially noteworthy…