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Study explores mental health impacts of pandemic on Costa Ricans
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Study explores mental health impacts of pandemic on Costa Ricans

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 4, 2021

More than two-thirds of Costa Ricans who have lost their jobs due to the coronavirus crisis are exhibiting symptoms of depression, says a study conducted by the…

Latin America and Caribbean top 600,000 Covid-19 deaths
Latin America
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Latin America
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Latin America and Caribbean top 600,000 Covid-19 deaths

AFP - February 3, 2021

More than 600,000 lives have been lost to Covid-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean since the pandemic began, according to an AFP tally on Tuesday from…

Panama reopens land borders to tourists
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Panama reopens land borders to tourists

The Tico Times - January 30, 2021

The Panamanian government has announced the reopening of the country's land borders. "The National Immigration Service announces the reopening of land borders, for the entry and exit…

Panama begins Covid-19 vaccinations
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Latin America
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Panama begins Covid-19 vaccinations

Juan José Rodríguez / AFP - January 21, 2021

Nurse Violeta Gaona on Wednesday received in her left arm the first dose of the vaccine against Covid-19 in Panama, the country which accumulates the highest number…

Panama to receive reduced first batch of Pfizer vaccines
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Panama to receive reduced first batch of Pfizer vaccines

AFP - January 20, 2021

Panama on Wednesday will receive its first 12,840 doses of Pfizer's vaccine against Covid-19, a much smaller shipment than expected, due to an announced global delay in…

Panama to rent cadaver containers in face of health system collapse
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Panama to rent cadaver containers in face of health system collapse

AFP and The Tico Times - January 12, 2021

The Panamanian government plans to rent refrigerated containers in which to store the dead in the face of the collapse of morgues and hospitals due to the…

Costa Rica Dental Tourism is alive and well: 2021 discounts & promotions
Dental Tourism
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Dental Tourism
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Costa Rica Dental Tourism is alive and well: 2021 discounts & promotions

James Madigan / Costa Rica Dental Guide - January 7, 2021

It’s finally 2021. After a long year of ups and downs, dental tourism in Costa Rica is rebounding quickly and shows promise for a strong year ahead…

Panama announces ‘total quarantine’ for early 2021
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Latin America
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Panama announces ‘total quarantine’ for early 2021

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 28, 2020

The Panamanian government on Monday announced a "total quarantine" for the provinces of Panama and West Panama from January 4-14, 2021. "Due to the evolution of the…

Cuban doctors arrive in Panama to fight pandemic despite US opposition
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Cuban doctors arrive in Panama to fight pandemic despite US opposition

Juan José Rodríguez / AFP - December 28, 2020

A group of 220 Cuban health professionals arrived in Panama last Thursday — despite the rejection from the United States — to help the Central American country…

Goodness Dental launches Goodness House: Luxury private villa patient accommodations
Dental Tourism
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Dental Tourism
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Goodness Dental launches Goodness House: Luxury private villa patient accommodations

Patrick Goodness / Goodness Dental - December 23, 2020

While affordable, high-quality dental care is the reason that Costa Rica has achieved a global status as a leading dental tourism destination, progressive dental clinics are increasingly…