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Donation for Los Santos Mobile Quarantine Center

Donation for Los Santos Mobile Quarantine Center The Los Santos area has a mobile quarantine center for patients positive for Covid-19 who cannot fulfill a quarantine in their homes. Aware of the importance of this service for public health, the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) of the United States Embassy San ...
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Sirens and Signals in Case of Tsunami

The donation of five sirens and 300 signals indicating where to go in case of a tsunami will help Quepos, Tivives, Jaco and Esterillos be better prepared to face such natural disasters. This project is the result of the joint work of the U.S. Embassy Office of Defense Representative Humanitarian Assistance Program and the Costa ...
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San Carlos, Heredia, Cartago and Desamparados Have More Voices against Domestic Violence

Thanks to the program Hacete Escuchar (“Make Yourself Heard”) developed by U.S. Embassy San Jose’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) office, 296 young people received virtual training to learn to detect domestic violence, seek help, develop self-esteem, build trust, recognize signs of abusive relationships, learn about 9-1-1, and how not to be afraid to ...
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Travel Alert: Information on November 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.  PLEASE READ ENTIRE MESSAGE Travel Alert: U.S. Embassy San Jose (19 November 2020) Costa Rica has confirmed 127,012 cases of COVID-19 since March 2, 2020.  U.S. citizens from all 50 U.S. States and Washington, ...
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Travel Alert: Information on November 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.  PLEASE READ ENTIRE MESSAGE Travel Alert: U.S. Embassy San Jose (10 November 2020) Costa Rica has confirmed  118,566 cases of COVID-19 as of November 10, 2020.  U.S. citizens from all 50 U.S. States and Washington, ...
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