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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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CP-230-2020 1 April 2020

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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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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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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The CCSS (or CAJA as it is generally known) has a regulation called the Registration Handbook or Manual de Adscripción y Beneficio Familiar, as it is called in Spanish. The purpose of this regulation is to set forth the requirements and processes to register people with the system, whether it

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Health CareVaccinations

With the number of foreigners moving to Costa Rica, some of them wonder what the rules are in Costa Rica when it comes to vaccinations, particularly if they have children.  Earlier in the year, there was a significant discussion about this topic due to the measles outbreak in the US.

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