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Latin America exceeds 2 million coronavirus cases as Brazil approaches 50,000 deaths
Latin America
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Latin America
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Latin America exceeds 2 million coronavirus cases as Brazil approaches 50,000 deaths

AFP - June 21, 2020

Latin America and the Caribbean on Saturday exceeded two million cases of coronaviruses, more than half of them registered in Brazil, a country that approaches 50,000 deaths…

Cruise ships arrive in Costa Rica to return citizens
Travel & Tourism
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Travel & Tourism
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Cruise ships arrive in Costa Rica to return citizens

The Tico Times - June 5, 2020

Residents near Costa Rica's Caribbean coast will see Friday a strange but familiar sight. Two cruise ships — the Oceania Marina and the Caribbean Princess — will dock…

Costa Rica maps complete genome of SARS-CoV-2 virus
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica maps complete genome of SARS-CoV-2 virus

Oscar Ugarte Jiménez / Semanario Universidad - May 1, 2020

For the first time in its history, the Costa Rican Institute for Research and Teaching in Nutrition and Health (INCIENSA) has managed to sequence the genome of…

Cruise ship arrives in Puntarenas to return Costa Rican crew
Travel & Tourism
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Travel & Tourism
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Cruise ship arrives in Puntarenas to return Costa Rican crew

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 30, 2020

Residents near Costa Rica's Central Pacific coast awoke Thursday to a strange but familiar sight. Seven Seas Navigator, a 490-passenger, eight-deck ship, was arriving to the port…

Latin America coronavirus cases pass 10,000
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Costa Rica
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Latin America coronavirus cases pass 10,000

AFP - March 27, 2020

Coronavirus cases in Latin America surpassed 10,000 on Friday, according to an AFP count based on official government and World Health Organization figures. The first case in…

Avianca suspending all international flights until May
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Central America
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Avianca suspending all international flights until May

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 20, 2020

Friday morning, Avianca announced it is suspending all international flights until April 30 in response to the crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic. "Today we have to…

Panama suspending all international flights; Hyatt Andaz Costa Rica Resort to close temporarily
Central America
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Central America
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Panama suspending all international flights; Hyatt Andaz Costa Rica Resort to close temporarily

AFP and The Tico Times - March 19, 2020

Panama, which has the busiest airport in Central America, announced on Thursday the suspension of all international passenger flights starting next week to contain the growing spread…

Costa Rica reaches 50 cases of coronavirus: The latest updates Tuesday
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica reaches 50 cases of coronavirus: The latest updates Tuesday

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 17, 2020

Costa Rica has reached 50 confirmed cases of coronavirus, the Health Ministry announced Tuesday afternoon. The figure marks a nine-person increase over the same time Monday. Four…

Health Ministry issues stern warning to businesses, sanitary alert over phony products
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Costa Rica
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Health Ministry issues stern warning to businesses, sanitary alert over phony products

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 14, 2020

Health Minister Daniel Salas issued a stern warning to Costa Rican businesses on Saturday afternoon after his agency received numerous reports of locations filled to capacity the…

Costa Rica up to 26 confirmed coronavirus cases: Updates from Friday
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica up to 26 confirmed coronavirus cases: Updates from Friday

The Tico Times - March 13, 2020

Costa Rica has confirmed 26 cases of the novel coronavirus, the Health Ministry announced Friday afternoon. The figure marks a three-person increase over Thursday's report. It also…