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Costa Rica Will Protect Refugees

July 26, 2016 The Government of Costa Rica has announced that they have agreed to enter into a protection transfer arrangement (PTA) with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to help address this regional migration challenge. Through coordination with UNHCR and IOM, the United States government will ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Outreach in Quepos on Thursday, June 23

The Consular Section at U.S.  Embassy San Jose is pleased to announce a Consular Outreach event in Quepos later this month.  Embassy staff will be available to accept adult passport renewals, perform notarial services, and answer your quesions. WHEN: Thursday, June 23, 10:00-12:00; Embassy Town Hall at 12:30.  WHERE: Marina Pez Vela Meeting Room (Quepos) RSVP: ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Outreach Event in Perez Zeledon

The Consular Section of U.S. Embassy San José is pleased to announce an upcoming Consular Outreach event in Perez Zeledon.  Embassy staff will be available to accept adult passport renewals and to perform notarial services. WHERE:  Hotel Zima, 200 meters North, 100 meters East of McDonald’s San Isidro, Perez Zeledon (2770-1114) WHEN: Monday, April 25, 2016 – ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Zika Virus. Feb 19

The U.S. Embassy in San Jose, Costa Rica, informs U.S. citizens that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a travel notice for Costa Rica regarding the Zika virus . There is evidence that Zika is linked to birth defects in the fetuses of infected pregnant women and Guillain-Barré syndrome in infected individuals of any age ...
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