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MEASURES APPLICABLE FROM FRIDAY JULY 03 AND UNTIL MONDAY, JULY 13 The entire country (cantons on yellow and orange alert) will have night vehicle restrictions Monday through Sunday from 7:00 pm to 5:00 am, except for the cantons in the border area, which will maintain from 5:00 pm to 5:00 am.

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One Step Forward, Two Steps Backward
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The opening of cinemas, theaters, museums and shops is postponed on weekends, as well as places of worship and extended hours of beaches. From Saturday the 20th to 10a.m. at Monday 22 at 5a.m. The total vehicle restriction will apply for the entire country, under the scheme used at Easter. The cantons

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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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DNR order
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Do not resuscitate orders, or DNRs, are requests made to the health care providers not to engage in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) should the heart of their loved ones stops, or if they stop breathing. This should be specifically requested, otherwise, the doctors or hospital staff will try to assist any patient in this situation. When thinking about
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It is well known that we are all facing difficulties as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. These are complicated times which have forced governments around the world to make harsh decisions in an effort to contain the spread of the virus. Speaking specifically about Costa Rica, the number of cases has

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Efforts done so far
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Outlier Legal Services has been working on getting answers to outstanding questions that remain unaddressed during the COVID19 crisis. So far, we have filed or will file clarification requests on the following items: Will foreign nationals be allowed to drive with a valid foreign driver’s license but an expired entry

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Update June 30, 2020: Our borders will remain closed until August 01, 2020 (this date may be extended and may not apply to all travelers).  Update April 20, 2020: the Health Minister, Daniel Salas, reported that the closing of borders for foreigners continues in force in the country until May

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This is the translation of the Decree issued by President Carlos Alvarado.  The Government declares a National State of Emergency, suspends the arrival of foreigners into the country and closes schools nationwide. Quarantine measures will be implemented to people who enter the country, enforced as of today (Monday March 16th,

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CP-230-2020 1 April 2020
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Our team is working to clarify and get answers to many questions regarding the coronavirus situation in Costa Rica. We will continue to post updates here as we receive updates from government agencies.  Currently, the majority of our staff is working from home, however, we continue to schedule appointments at
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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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