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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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The Global Sustainable Tourism Council awarded Costa Rica worldwide recognition for its permanent efforts in the development and consolidation of sustainable tourism. Accreditation is for the standard of the Certificate of Sustainable Tourism (CST) of the Costa Rican Tourism Institute. The main advantage in obtaining this award is the increase

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NEW PHASE OF REOPENING and Updates
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Cantons in the yellow zone, with some exceptions, may advance to phase 3 from midnight onwards today. The canton of Curridabat is excluded from this provision; the districts of the canton of San José: La Uruca, La Merced, Hospital, Hatillo, Mata Redonda, Catedral, Zapote, San Francisco de Dos Ríos and San

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President Carlos Alvarado, requested the Board of Directors of the CCSS agreed to maintain the reduction of the minimum tax base for another month. The measure will contribute to coping with the effects of the COVID-19 emergency on companies and the workforce. The Executive Branch will include in the extraordinary

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Perhaps you are aware of it because of Sandra Cauffman’s crucial role at NASA as an specialist in Electrical Engineering and Physics; or because of the recent recognition by the World Health Organization for its initiative aimed towards collecting licenses for both current and future technologies that detect, prevent and

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Note: As announced this Friday, June 19, these measures will be suspended until further notice. This Thursday the President of the Republic, Carlos Alvarado and the Minister of Health, Daniel Salas announced the new modifications in the third phase of reopening that will be carried out over the next three

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Moratorium or Suspension of the Payment of Municipal Patents
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On May 20th, 2020, Mr. Carlos Alvarado, President of Costa Rica, signed a Law that seeks to alleviate local taxpayers as well as the financial management of the municipalities affected by Covid-19. It is a law that gives taxpayers the ability to request an extension on the term to pay

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Current measures for businesses by the Ministry of Health
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We have summarized the measures currently in place by the Ministry of Health per internal resolution MS-DM-4467-2020. Check for your business on the list so that you are sure what type of rule applies to you. General rules for temporary closure of all establishments with sanitary permit: From Monday to

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boat registration
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Let’s register your boat! In Costa Rica, all boats must be registered through the National Registry of Ships, as stated in article 3 of the Regulations of the Costa Rican Naval Registry and article 38 of the Regulations for the Public Registry of Personal Property. Before carrying out the registration

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MAZE team cyber-attack: is your information compromised?
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As you might have heard during the weekend, the Banco de Costa Rica has been under the spotlight due to a cyber-attack on more the 5 million of transactions, which has been granted by the hacker Maze Team, so we would like to provide a summary and quick guide on

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