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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated: 10/22/2020 Entry and Exit Requirements: Are U.S. citizens permitted to enter? Yes As of October 15, 2020, U.S. citizen tourists who are residents of New York, New Jersey, Maine, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Vermont, Maryland, Virginia, the District of Columbia, Colorado, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Wyoming, Washington, Oregon, Arizona, New Mexico, Michigan, Rhode Island, ...
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Travel Alert: Updated Information on October COVID-19 Restrictions and Entry Requirements for U.S. Citizens

Location: Costa Rica — Level 3 Reconsider Travel Event: Information on Current COVID-19 Restrictions.  Information on Requirements for Entry into Costa Rica and Commercial Flights in November.  PLEASE READ ENTIRE MESSAGE. Travel Alert: U.S. Embassy San Jose (22 October 2020) Costa Rica has confirmed 100,616 cases of COVID-19 as of October 22, 2020.  Costa Rica’s Ministry of ...
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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated: 10/22/2020 Entry and Exit Requirements: Are U.S. citizens permitted to enter? Yes As of October 15, 2020, U.S. citizen tourists who are residents of New York, New Jersey, Maine, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Vermont, Maryland, Virginia, the District of Columbia, Colorado, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Wyoming, Washington, Oregon, Arizona, New Mexico, Michigan, Rhode Island, ...
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Offices of Women’s Affairs Across the Country Receive Personal Protection Equipment

The U.S. Embassy’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) donated hand sanitizer, gloves, face shields and digital thermometers to Offices of Women’s Affairs located in 72 municipalities nationwide. The donation, valued at USD 8,700, brings support to the vital work that the Office of Women’s Affairs performs in the country.  The office ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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