News & Events

Weather Alert

June 29, 2022 Location: Throughout the country Event: The U.S. National Hurricane Center and Costa Rica’s National Commission on Risk Prevention and Emergency Response (CNE) are tracking the development of a tropical storm forming in the southern Caribbean Sea that could affect Costa Rica. This event is projected to bring heavy rain to parts of ...
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Students from La Carpio Surf Safer on the Internet

The bilingual magazine Paper Boat: Exploring my Digital World is now in hands of a group of La Carpio students to learn early in childhood about how to prevent fake news and to safely surf the Internet. This magazine is the result of a partnership between the U.S. Embassy and journalist Alberto Barrantes, who received ...
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Welcome to the Second Quarterly U.S. Citizen newsletter!

Stay up to date on key topics important to the U.S. citizen community in Costa Rica:   AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE DAY: Happy Fourth of July – The United States celebrates the Fourth of July to honor the birthday of the United States and the adoption of the Declaration of Independence by the Continental Congress. Independence Day is ...
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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy, San Jose (June 13, 2022)

Location: Countrywide   Event:  As of June 12, 2022, the CDC order requiring all persons to show a negative COVID-19 test result or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 before boarding a flight to the United States, is rescinded.  Starting at 12:01 a.m. on June 12, 2022, the CDC will no longer require air travelers to show ...
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First Lady Jill Biden to Travel to Ecuador, Panamá, and Costa Rica

Press Release Tuesday, May 17, 2022 First Lady Jill Biden and Ashley Biden will travel to Ecuador, Panamá, and Costa Rica from May 18 – May 23, 2022 in advance of the U.S.-hosted Summit of the Americas that will take place in Los Angeles the week of June 6-10, 2022. During her trip, the First Lady will emphasize the importance of ...
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