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Protests at Legislative Assembly canceled as deputies are absent
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Protests at Legislative Assembly canceled as deputies are absent

The Tico Times - January 28, 2021

The Legislative Assembly has suspended sessions until the first week in February after a lawmaker tested positive for Covid-19. In turn, unions have called off a protest…

U.S. Embassy issues Health Alert related to travel Covid testing
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Costa Rica
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U.S. Embassy issues Health Alert related to travel Covid testing

The Tico Times - January 19, 2021

The United States Embassy in Costa Rica issued a Health Alert regarding the new coronavirus test policy for air travelers entering the United States. Below is the…

U.S. Southern Command delivers hygiene supplies to Costa Rica’s Education Ministry
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U.S. Southern Command delivers hygiene supplies to Costa Rica’s Education Ministry

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 24, 2020

The United States Southern Command delivered a significant donation of hygiene supplies to Costa Rica's Education Ministry (MEP) in a ceremony on Friday. The donation was arranged…

U.S. Embassy in Costa Rica resumes appointments for some routine services
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U.S. Embassy in Costa Rica resumes appointments for some routine services

The Tico Times - October 2, 2020

The United States Embassy in Costa Rica has resumed some routine in-person services for citizens, it announced. A search of the U.S. Embassy website on Friday morning…

Ceremony honors first responders, victims of September 11 attacks
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Ceremony honors first responders, victims of September 11 attacks

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 11, 2020

The U.S. Embassy on Friday paid tribute to the victims of the September 11 terrorist attacks with a wreath-laying ceremony at Costa Rica's National Academy of Firefighters.…

Op Ed: We need change in U.S. leadership. Citizens abroad can make that happen
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Op-ed
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Op Ed: We need change in U.S. leadership. Citizens abroad can make that happen

Ambassador S. Fitzgerald Haney - September 10, 2020

Elections have consequences. Politics can bring out the best and the worst in us all, and either grow our leadership on the world stage or hurt our…

U.S. repatriation flights from Costa Rica in September
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U.S. repatriation flights from Costa Rica in September

The Tico Times - September 2, 2020

The United States Embassy in Costa Rica has coordinated with United Airlines and American Airlines to offer repatriation flights from Juan Santamaria Airport (SJO) near San José…

U.S. Embassy still not offering routine visa services for Costa Ricans
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Costa Rica
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U.S. Embassy still not offering routine visa services for Costa Ricans

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 20, 2020

The U.S. Embassy in Costa Rica said Wednesday that it has no definite date for resuming routine immigrant and non-immigrant visa services. Their announcement came hours after…

United, Spirit and American Airlines offering U.S. repatriation flights from Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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United, Spirit and American Airlines offering U.S. repatriation flights from Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 19, 2020

The United States Embassy in Costa Rica has coordinated with United Airlines, Spirit Airlines and American Airlines to offer repatriation flights from Juan Santamaria Airport (SJO) near…

News briefs: President Alvarado investigated after taking vacation
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Costa Rica
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News briefs: President Alvarado investigated after taking vacation

The Tico Times - August 12, 2020

The coronavirus crisis has transformed life in Costa Rica, which has enacted measures to protect the capacity of its health system. Here’s what you should know as…

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