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England requires negative test for travelers: What it means for Costa Rica
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England requires negative test for travelers: What it means for Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 18, 2021

England now requires a negative coronavirus test from most returning travelers. The policy, which began to be enforced Monday morning, applies to nearly everyone ages 11 and…

UK bans South American, Panama arrivals over Brazil virus strain
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Central America
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UK bans South American, Panama arrivals over Brazil virus strain

AFP - January 15, 2021

Britain will ban all arrivals from South America, Panama, Cape Verde and Portugal from 0400 GMT Friday over fears of importing a new coronavirus variant in Brazil,…

England re-enters coronavirus lockdown: What it means for Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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England re-enters coronavirus lockdown: What it means for Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 5, 2021

Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday announced a six-week lockdown in England after a surge in coronavirus cases related to a new strain of the virus. The news…

Britain OKs vaccine as global Covid death toll nears 1.5 million
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Costa Rica
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Britain OKs vaccine as global Covid death toll nears 1.5 million

Jitendra JOSHI with AFP bureaus - December 2, 2020

Britain on Wednesday became the first western country to approve a Covid-19 vaccine for general use, while Italy and Japan promised free inoculations for all even as…

UK announces repatriation flight from Costa Rica to London
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Costa Rica
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UK announces repatriation flight from Costa Rica to London

The Tico Times - June 2, 2020

The United Kingdom has announced a repatriation flight from Costa Rica for Britons who need to return home during the coronavirus crisis. The flight is scheduled for…

Britons abroad: Don’t miss out on your right to vote in the EU referendum
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Expat Living
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Britons abroad: Don’t miss out on your right to vote in the EU referendum

Ambassador Ross Denny - February 4, 2016

As British ambassador to Costa Rica and Nicaragua, I encourage British expats to register ahead of the European Union (EU) referendum on the United Kingdom’s membership in…

UK documentary series seeks British families going back to nature in Costa Rica
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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UK documentary series seeks British families going back to nature in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - January 7, 2016

Costa Rica could be the next breathtaking location featured in a U.K. documentary series called "Escape to the Wild." The show’s producers are on the lookout for…

New Order to release first full studio album in a decade
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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New Order to release first full studio album in a decade

AFP - June 22, 2015

LONDON – New Order are to release their first full studio album in 10 years in September, the Manchester synth pioneers announced Monday. "Music Complete" will be New…

UK to designate Pitcairn Island area as the biggest protected ocean area in the world
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UK to designate Pitcairn Island area as the biggest protected ocean area in the world

Joby Warrick | The Washington Post - March 18, 2015

When the mutineers of the HMS Bounty landed on Pitcairn Island in 1790, they believed they had found the perfect refuge: a fertile Eden in a remote…

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Former BBC presenter Savile abused 2-year-old: report

AFP - June 1, 2014

[caption id="attachment_38220" align="alignright" width="300"] AFP/Pool/Chris Radburn[/caption] LONDON – More than 500 reports of abuse on victims aged as young as 2 have been made against late BBC…