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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information  Last updated: 09/24/2021  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 flight departure from Costa Rica.  Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered ...
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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information  Last updated: 09/24/2021  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 flight departure from Costa Rica.  Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered ...
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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 ...
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U.S. Embassy Donates Handwashing Stations to Puriscal

Students, professors, and representatives from the Ministry of Public Education (MEP) thanked the U.S. Embassy Office of Defense Representative (ODR) for the donation of 728 handwashing stations for 138 public schools in seven Puriscal districts. U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Marcos Mandojana highlighted the importance of education for any nation. “This donation will keep students and ...
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Travel Alert:  Information on COVID-19 Testing Requirements. Costa Rican Sanitary Measures and Driving Restrictions Through September 30

Travel Alert: U.S. Embassy San Jose (31 August 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 September 30.  PLEASE READ ENTIRE MESSAGE. COVID 19 In Costa Rica: Costa Rica has confirmed 461,145 cases of COVID-19 as of August 31, 2021.  1,154 ...
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Weather Alert

July 23, 2021 Location: Costa Rica Event: Costa Rica’s National Emergency Commission (CNE) has placed all of Costa Rica under weather alerts due to heavy and persistent rainfall for the next 12 to 24 hours.  The entire Caribbean and Northern regions of the country are currently under an Orange Alert, indicating there may be localized evacuations or ...
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