The United States Donates Half a Million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses to Costa Rica

Press Release Tuesday, July 13, 2021 The United States Embassy in San Jose is pleased to announce the arrival of half a million Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doses at Juan Santamaria Airport on July 13, donated to Costa Rica by the United States Government as part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s global vaccine sharing framework. The donation …

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Secretary Blinken’s Travel to Costa Rica

PRESS STATEMENT NED PRICE, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON MAY 27, 2021 Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken will travel on June 1-2 to San José, Costa Rica, where he will engage with senior leaders from Central America, Mexico, and the Dominican Republic, as well as Costa Rican government officials and civil society. While in San José, Secretary …

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Travel Advisory:Costa Rica Announces Nationwide Weekend Driving Restrictions. Entry and Exit Requirements for U.S. Citizens

Location: Costa Rica — Level 3 Reconsider Travel Event:  Costa Rica Announces Nationwide Weekend Driving Restrictions.  Entry and Exit Requirements for U.S. Citizens.   PLEASE READ ENTIRE MESSAGE. Travel Alert: U.S. Embassy San Jose (17 April 2021)  Costa Rica has confirmed 227,553 cases of COVID-19 as of April 16, 2021.  507 people are hospitalized with COVID-19, 236 …

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Joe Biden sworn in as 46th U.S. president

Joseph R. Biden Jr. was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, January 20. Minutes before, Kamala D. Harris took the oath of office to become the first woman, the first Black American, and the first South Asian American to be elected vice president. “We’ll be a strong and trusted …

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Working with the People of Limon

The U.S. Embassy most recently visited Limon where it donated $12,000 worth of tech equipment, participated in the “Dia del Negro” Parade, and met with emerging and established entrepreneurs. Chargé d’Affaires Robin Matthewman reiterated U.S. Embassy support to young students of Limon with a special donation of technological and robotics equipment, a donation that will …

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We Will Never Forget!

San Jose, September 11th, 2017 DCM Robin Matthewman presided over a U.S. Embassy ceremony honoring the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks with a minute of silence. Both U.S. and Costa Rican citizens participated in the emotional service. Each remembered like it was yesterday what happened 16 years ago, a day that transformed each of their lives. We will never forget!

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