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Grecia School Receives Donation from the United States

The U.S. Embassy Office of Defense Representative Humanitarian Assistance Program delivered 130 desks and chairs to students from the Francisco Alfaro Rojas School in La Arena, Grecia. The school also received a paper shredder and kitchen appliances, including a grease extractor, integrated kitchen equipment with griddle, electric self-service station, food shelf, two-door vertical refrigeration chamber, ... Read More»

For the first time, Canine Police Has Its Own Veterinarian Clinic

The U.S. Embassy coordinated with the Costa Rican Ministry of Justice to establish the first veterinarian clinic of the Penitentiary Police K-9 Unit. It will also serve other police corps K-9 units. The embassy provided the construction materials, and the ministry supplied the labor through its prison work program. In this clinic, canine agents will ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy San Jose, Costa Rica November 21, 2023 Location:  Near the U.S. Embassy in San Jose, Costa Rica, on Via 104 near Plaza del Oeste in the Pavas neighborhood.   Event(s):  A demonstration is expected to take place at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, November 21 near the U.S. Embassy in San Jose, Costa ... Read More»

Under Secretary Lago To Travel To El Salvador and Costa Rica to Advance Commercial Partnerships

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, November 7, 2023 Contact: Office of Public Affairs Email: Phone: 202-482-3809 WASHINGTON – Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Marisa Lago will travel to El Salvador and Costa Rica from November 8-14, 2023, to advance bilateral partnerships to foster increased trade and investment, strengthen the business environment and promote ... Read More»

FACT SHEET: President Biden Hosts Inaugural Americas Partnership for Economic Prosperity Leaders’ Summit

November 3, 2023 Today, President Biden hosted the inaugural Americas Partnership for Economic Prosperity Leaders’ Summit to establish an enduring forum for bolstering regional competitiveness and mobilizing high-standard investment in our hemisphere. President Biden and Leaders of the eleven other inaugural Americas Partnership countries – Barbados, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Mexico, ... Read More»