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»

Weather Alert for U.S. Citizens – Hurricane Season 2023 

U.S. Embassy San Jose  June 12, 2023  The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the Hurricane Season which lasts through November 2023.  Hurricane Season in the Atlantic began June 1 and runs through November 30. The  National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center  expects the 2023 season to be near-normal or average.  NOAA predicts that the 2023 Atlantic hurricane season will ... 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»
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