Marianela Sánchez
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Marianela Sánchez

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On Wednesday, July 29, 2020, the Costa Rican government announced the following measures to control the spread of COVID-19 for the month of August, aiming to flatten the contagion curve of COVID-19 in the country. Cantons on yellow alert will continue with phase three of reopening. Cantons on orange alert
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sjo airport costa rica covid
Immigration

In a press conference from the President´s Office today at 1:00 PM local time, President Alvarado along with the Ministers of Health, Tourism and Planning, issued the measures to open the airports for international air travel to Costa Rica, as well as to measures to open businesses in the tourism

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commercial activities allowed costa rica
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Activities allowed in areas under orange alert (including the GAM)   From Monday to Sunday, without time restriction: 1. Delivery services. 2. Self-service modality to the public, understood as the removal of products remaining inside the vehicle (drive-through/curbside pick up). 3. Public institutions in general. 4. The Municipalities, Municipal Councils of

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Vehicle restriction in all cantons on orange alert will be from Monday to Sunday from 5:00 am to 5:00 pm and it returns to the usual dynamics of license plate restriction. Nine cantons will drop from orange alert to yellow alert (Alvarado, Bagaces, Carrillo, Golfito (except the Pavón district), Garabito,

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drivers license update
ImmigrationTourism

2020-000536 MINISTRY OF PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION. – San Jose, April 28, 2020 5:00 p.m. Official Letter No. DVT-DGEV- 2020-195 of March 16, 2020 from Lic. María Eugenia Salazar Salaverry, Deputy Director a. i. of Traffic Education to the Vice-Minister of Transport and Road Safety requesting the declaration of state

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Hope for Those Who Need It Most
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Costa Rica, a country whose economy is mainly based on tourism, suffers the consequences of COVID-19 beyond the health impacts. Many businesses and services have been suspended or closed, leaving thousands of families without income. According to preliminary data from researcher Luis Ángel Oviedo (IICE-UCR), 61,000 families are being directly

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COVID-19-COSTA-RICA
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Costa Rica is preparing economic measures to protect workers and companies facing the COVID-19 impact. Carlos Alvarado said that “the objective of this first phase of care and financial support measures is to relieve those small and medium-sized entrepreneurs and to protect working people, who are affected by the impact

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