Security Alert: Areas of Increased Caution

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy San Jose, Costa Rica (August 15, 2023) Location: Locations throughout Costa Rica.  See link to map below. Event:  There is no change to the Travel Advisory level for Costa Rica, which remains at Level 2:  Exercise Increased Caution.  In addition, the U.S. Embassy advises U.S. citizens that it has established ... Read More»

Security Alert: Crime in Costa Rica

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy, San Jose, Costa Rica (March 1, 2023)  Location: San Jose and generally in Costa Rica. Event: The U.S. Embassy in Costa Rica advises U.S. citizens of increasing levels of crime, particularly violent crime, in Costa Rica and specifically San Jose. For this reason, the Embassy would like to remind you of ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy Donates Building and Armored Vehicles to Costa Rican Police Force

San Jose, February 7th, 2020 The U.S. Embassy’s Office of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) donated a K-9 building to Costa Rica’s investigative police, as well as four armored vehicles to the Ministry of Public Security and the Judicial Police. The building will provide a space for judicial officers to receive canine training ... Read More»
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