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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information  Last updated: 01/212021  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative Covid-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel.  Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the ...
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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information  Last updated: 01/212021  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative Covid-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel.  Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the ...
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Safety Alert –U.S. Embassy San Jose

Location: San Jose, Costa Rica (25 January 2020) Event: Planned Protest Near Ministry of Security – January 26   The U.S. Embassy has received credible open-source information from social media sites indicating a union of Fuerza Publica officers plans to protest in downtown San Jose near the Ministry of Security on Tuesday, January 26, 2021, at 9:00 ...
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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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Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs (January 15, 2021)    

Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs (January 15, 2021)     Location: Worldwide – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director has signed an order requiring all airline passengers traveling to the United States, including U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs), to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 viral test or recovery from COVID-19. Event:  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older ...
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Travel Alert: Information on COVID-19 Restrictions for December 31-January 31. Information on Requirements for Entry into Costa Rica.

Location: Costa Rica — Level 3 Reconsider Travel Event:  IInformation on COVID-19 Restrictions for December 31-January 31.  Information on Requirements for Entry into Costa Rica.  PLEASE READ ENTIRE MESSAGE. Travel Alert: U.S. Embassy San Jose (23 December 2020) Costa Rica has confirmed 161,942 cases of COVID-19 as of December 23, 2020.  634 people are hospitalized with ...
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