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US VP Harris to discuss migration surge with Guatemalan president
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US VP Harris to discuss migration surge with Guatemalan president

AFP - April 23, 2021

Vice President Kamala Harris will visit Central America in June and hold virtual talks next week with Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei on the migrant surge at the…

Kamala Harris to visit Mexico, Guatemala to discuss migrants
Latin America
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Latin America
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Kamala Harris to visit Mexico, Guatemala to discuss migrants

AFP - April 14, 2021

US Vice President Kamala Harris said Wednesday she will visit Mexico and Guatemala as part of her mission to address the "root causes" of an influx in…

US border apprehensions soar 70% in March to 15-year high
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Latin America
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US border apprehensions soar 70% in March to 15-year high

Paul HANDLEY / AFP - April 13, 2021

Apprehensions of undocumented migrants on the US border with Mexico soared 70% in March to 172,331, hitting the highest level in 15 years, data showed Thursday, in a…

U.S. updates guidance for vaccinated travelers
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Global
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U.S. updates guidance for vaccinated travelers

The Tico Times - April 5, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the United States on Friday issued updated guidance for travelers who are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus. While…

United States maintains test requirement for international travel
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Costa Rica
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United States maintains test requirement for international travel

AFP - April 3, 2021

Fully vaccinated people can start traveling again if they take precautions such as wearing a mask and observing social distancing, US health authorities said Friday. Within the…

FYI: U.S. testing requirement is 3 days (not 72 hours) before travel
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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FYI: U.S. testing requirement is 3 days (not 72 hours) before travel

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 22, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) requires that international airline passengers flying to the United States show proof of a negative Covid-19 test before boarding their flight.…

New U.S. testing policy takes effect today: Where to get a Covid test in Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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New U.S. testing policy takes effect today: Where to get a Covid test in Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 26, 2021

As of Tuesday, January 26, the United States requires that all air passengers show proof of a negative Covid-19 test before boarding a flight to the country. Passengers…

U.S. to reinstate Covid travel bans: White House official
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Costa Rica
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U.S. to reinstate Covid travel bans: White House official

The Tico Times - January 25, 2021

President Joe Biden will re-impose a Covid-19 travel ban on most non-US citizens who have been in Britain, Brazil, Ireland and much of Europe, a White House official…

US plans new Covid measures as EU discourages travel
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Costa Rica
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US plans new Covid measures as EU discourages travel

AFP Bureaus - January 22, 2021

In his first full day as US president, Joe Biden tackled his country's staggering coronavirus caseload with a spate of new measures, including mask-wearing and quarantining requirements,…

United States to mandate isolation after return from international travel
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Costa Rica
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United States to mandate isolation after return from international travel

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 21, 2021

New U.S. President Joe Biden has signed an executive order requiring international travelers to self-quarantine upon returning to the country. The executive order, issued Thursday, reads as…