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U.S. Embassy offering April 17 repatriation flight from Costa Rica
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U.S. Embassy offering April 17 repatriation flight from Costa Rica

The Tico Times - April 9, 2020

The United States Embassy in Costa Rica has coordinated with United Airlines to offer a repatriation flight from Juan Santamaria Airport (SJO) near San José to Houston,…

U.S. Embassy in Costa Rica limits services due to COVID-19 crisis
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Costa Rica
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U.S. Embassy in Costa Rica limits services due to COVID-19 crisis

The Tico Times - April 7, 2020

The United States Embassy in Costa Rica is reducing its services as both countries  respond to the coronavirus crisis. Below is the U.S. Embassy's message in full:…

U.S. Embassy donates medical supplies to Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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U.S. Embassy donates medical supplies to Costa Rica

The Tico Times - March 27, 2020

The United States Embassy in Costa Rica made the first of two planned donations of medical supplies to the Costa Rican Social Security System (CCSS). As part…

U.S. State Department issues global advisory: Reconsider all travel abroad
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U.S. State Department issues global advisory: Reconsider all travel abroad

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 11, 2020

The U.S. State Department on Wednesday night issued a Global Level 3 Health Advisory, asking its citizens to "reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of…

U.S. Embassy conducting consular outreach event in Golfito
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U.S. Embassy
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U.S. Embassy conducting consular outreach event in Golfito

The Tico Times - January 15, 2020

The United States Embassy in San José, Costa Rica has announced a consular event to provide routine services for U.S. citizens in Golfito, Puntarenas. Below is the…

Embassies advise U.S. citizens to ‘keep a low profile’ due to Middle East tension
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Living in Costa Rica
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Embassies advise U.S. citizens to ‘keep a low profile’ due to Middle East tension

The Tico Times - January 8, 2020

United States Embassies across the world — including the one in San José, Costa Rica — are warning U.S. citizens to "keep a low profile" due to…

U.S. Embassy safety tips for international tourists and residents in Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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U.S. Embassy safety tips for international tourists and residents in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - December 17, 2019

The U.S. Department of State classifies Costa Rica among its safest international destinations (Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions).  However, the State Department says visitors and residents should…

U.S. Embassy in Costa Rica warns of phone fraud
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Costa Rica
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U.S. Embassy in Costa Rica warns of phone fraud

The Tico Times - December 10, 2019

The United States Embassy in San José, Costa Rica, has issued the following alert regarding suspected instances of phone fraud: American Citizen Services has received reports from…

U.S. Embassy tweet of supposed tsunami causes alarm in El Salvador, Central America
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Central America
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U.S. Embassy tweet of supposed tsunami causes alarm in El Salvador, Central America

AFP and The Tico Times - November 11, 2019

A tweet that warned of a potential tsunami on the Pacific coast caused alarm Monday in El Salvador, where President Nayib Bukele first asked the population on…

U.S. Embassy in San José joins EPA’s air quality tracking program
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U.S. Embassy in San José joins EPA’s air quality tracking program

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 5, 2019

How's the air in Costa Rica? The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) can now tell you. The U.S. Embassy in San José recently installed a device that…