RESIDENTS of FLORIDA AND OHIO: UPCOMMING SPECIAL ELECTIONS

Register and request an absentee ballot now for these special Congressional elections:   November 2, 2021: Florida Special Primary Election in U.S. Congressional District 20 November 2, 2021: Ohio Special General Election in U.S. Congressional Districts 11 & 15 If you would like more information on the Federal Voting Assistance Program, or need help with ... Read More»

Travel Alert: Information on COVID-19 Testing Requirements. Costa Rican Sanitary Measures and Driving Restrictions Through October 15

Travel Alert: U.S. Embassy San Jose (30 September 2021) Location: Costa Rica — Level 4 Do Not Travel Event:  Important Information on COVID-19 Testing Requirements.  Costa Rican Sanitary Measures and Driving Restrictions Through October 15.  PLEASE READ ENTIRE MESSAGE. COVID 19 In Costa Rica: Costa Rica has confirmed 530,119 cases of COVID-19 as of September 30, 2021.  1,335 people are ... Read More»

Costa Rican Students Awarded with a Scholarship to Study in the United States

Costa Rican Students Awarded with a Scholarship to Study in the United States   Artificial Intelligence, cybersecurity, robotics, networks, and telecommunications are the main areas of interest of eight students from technical high schools and public high schools that are part of the International Baccalaureate program who were awarded with scholarships to study at community ... Read More»

Donation for Los Santos Mobile Quarantine Center

Donation for Los Santos Mobile Quarantine Center The Los Santos area has a mobile quarantine center for patients positive for Covid-19 who cannot fulfill a quarantine in their homes. Aware of the importance of this service for public health, the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) of the United States Embassy San ... Read More»

Travel Advisory: Costa Rica–Level 3 Reconsider Travel

Travel Advisory: Costa Rica–Level 3 Reconsider Travel Location: Costa Rica (14 October 2020)  Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Costa Rica due to COVID-19. Costa Rica has lifted stay at home orders and resumed some transportation options and business operations. Visit the  Embassy’s COVID-19 page  for ... Read More»

Security Alert: Protests Continue Across Costa Rica

Security Alert: Protests Continue Across Costa Rica Location: Costa Rica (9 October 2020)  Event: Continued Nationwide Protests    Costa Rican media and other open source and social media sites continue to publish information indicating numerous and sporadic protests will continue throughout Costa Rica for the foreseeable future.  Sources indicate the demonstrations are meant to protest government measures ... Read More»

Union Protests starting Monday, September 10, 2018

San José, September 7, 2018 Local media report that Costa Rican unions are planning to strike starting on Monday, September 10, in downtown San Jose. Strikes will continue throughout the week.  Protestors may express their opposition to the new fiscal plan being discussed in National Assembly by shutting down certain government services and creating traffic jams ... Read More»
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