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Eduardo "King George" Zamora

Certified English/Spanish Translator with extensive experience in technical, business, IT, legal and medical translation, editing and proofreading. Spanish/Portuguese/English translator/proofreader with 5+ years experience in technical, business, legal and medical fields.

lexitico chiquita
CultureLexi-ticoLiving

CHIQUITO/CHIQUITA (tʃi-ki-to/tʃi-ki-ta) “Chiquito” and “chiquita” are, respectively, the male and female diminutive forms of “chico/chica”. If you look up these two words in a Spanish dictionary, you will notice that “chiquito/chiquita” are adjectives used to describe one object/person or compare two or more objects or persons that are smaller/shorter in

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lexitico trafico
CultureLexi-ticoLiving

Tráfico is an interesting word, a noun to be exact. It may be construed as such dissimilar things as: “the act of trafficking”, “the circulation of vehicles”, “the movement or transit of people or goods”, or “the act of smuggling and dealing illegal substances”, amongst other things. So, there is

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GovernmentLivingMarchamoUncategorized

COSEVI has granted a moratorium of one month for vehicle owners whose inspection is due between May and June. This is applicable to vehicles with plates ending in 5 and 6. Thus, those who have to go in May will have time until June and those who have to go

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2020 - 05 - 22 - Back to Surfing-
LivingTravel

As part of the reopening of sports activities after the suspension by Covid-19, the Minister of Sport has approved a total of 11 guides for sports federations to comply with sanitary training provisions and one for competition for high-performance athletes. The Minister of Sport, Hernán Solano Venegas, stated that some

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Cars

This past Monday April 27th, the CR Government issued new measures. The new measures included an extension of the vehicle restriction. The restriction comes into effect at 5:00 am and will continue until 7:00 pm . After that time, no type of vehicle can circulate. Those people who need to drive due

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drivers license update
GovernmentImmigrationTourism

MOPT Ministry of Public Works and Transportation Press Release Public Relations Department (506) 2523-2063 / (506) 2523-2062 www.mopt.go.cr   All services related to driver licenses to remain suspended until May 15 Written and driving tests, license homologation and renewal are amongst the services affected. Grace period is extended for anyone

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CAJACCSSHealth Care

BBC Mundo, the Spanish version for Latin America for BBC World, released today an article outlining the factors that made Costa Rica the country with the lowest mortality rate of the virus in Latin America. This is the translated version of the article as it was only published in BBC

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Government announces new measures to the operation of the country
BusinessGovernmentLiving

CP-306-2020 – April 27, 2020 Cinemas, non-contact sports practice/training venues, gyms and swimming schools may open on weekdays subject to certain conditions. The President of the Republic will issue a directive to the authorities to generate prevention and mitigation protocols allowing the reactivation and continuity of work centers, activities, and

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CP-230-2020 1 April 2020
GovernmentImmigrationTravel

Measures do not restrict access to basic services. Night-time vehicle restriction nationwide is extended between Friday April 3-Tuesday April 7 from 5:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. Long-distance public transportation is also restricted, and closure of establishments holding sanitary permits and open to the public will be carried out. Home delivery

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vehicle restriction and exceptions
GovernmentImmigrationTravel

Note: Starting on May 16, the nationwide vehicle restriction, runs from 7 p.m to 5 a.m on weekends and 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. on weeknights. Attention: Only these vehicles will be permitted in traffic nationwide from 10:00 p.m.–5 a.m.  To be enforced nationwide between 10:00 p.m – 5 a.m. Emergency, press or

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