Wednesday 28 July 2021

Caja applied 507,000 doses in 10 days; 45% population vaccinated

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica did reach the goal of applying more than 500,000 doses in 10 days, which began to run on Friday, July 16, the day following the arrival of the donation of...

“Cochinilla” case affects construction of road works and maintenance

QCOSTARICA - The “Cochinilla” case  - alleged corruption in the construction and award of...

Rains regain strength in Turrialba and the southern Caribbean during the night

QCOSTARICA - Following days of rainfall, this Monday morning there was a ray of...

Number of victims of week’s storm rises to 3,000

QCOSTARICA - The number of people in shelters, due to this week's storm, rose...

Covid-19 robbed Costa Rican population 60,170 years of life between the end of January and June

QCOSTARICA - Covid-19 would have caused the Costa Rican...

MOPT uses its own equipment to attend to roads affected by rain

QCOSTARICA - The emergency due to the rains that...

President confirms efforts to vaccinate undocumented migrants

QCOSTARICA - In consideration of human rights and because it is a matter of public interest, undocumented migrants living in Costa Rica must be...

Costa Ricans among Latin Americans who can buy more fuel with their salary

QCOSTARICA - Costa Ricans are sixth in Latin America who can buy more fuel with the average salary they earn, reveals the Gasoline Index...

Costa Rican surfer in race against time to Tokyo

QCOSTARICA - It was a race against time for...

Intel Costa Rica would once again be one of the main plants outside the U.S.

QCOSTARICA - Intel Costa Rica would once again be...

Tokyo 2020: Costa Rica has not missed an Olympiad since 1964

QCOSTARICA - On July 23, when Andrey Amador gets...

CNE maintains 49 shelters open with 2,942 victims of storm

QCOSTARICA - The National Emergency Commission (CNE) reports it maintains 49 shelters open, to give shelter to 2,942 victims (535 families) due to the...

A moving afternoon

HQ - The faulting in the crust of the...

Colombian narcos tried to smuggle 4.3 tons of cocaine into Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - Some Colombian narcos (drug traffickers) tried to...

Finca Paraiso

Tico Pride in Tokyo!

This is how the CostaRica delegation paraded in Tokyo...

Grand Opening! Tomorrow opens the largest field of multi-colored sunflowers in the country

QCOSTARICA - Pital de San Carlos will open the...

Today 50 years ago: Costa Rica began to deal with organized banditry

QCOSTARICA - Believe it not, it wasn't until some...

The famous “Cerro de la muerte” … Why is it called that?

QCOSTARICA - It was called Cerro de la Muerte...

Designated US Ambassador lived her adolescence in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - Dr. Cynthia Ann Telles, nominated by United States President Joe Biden for the position of Ambassador to Costa Rica, knows this country...

Blogs & Opinion

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All about covid-19

QCOSTARICA - The number of infections, hospitalizations and deaths associated with covid-19 continued to decline in the week that just ended, from July 18...

Costa Rica COVID-19 Statistics

403,511
Total confirmed cases
Updated on 28 July 2021 8:27 pm
4,997
Total deaths
Updated on 28 July 2021 8:27 pm
71,865
Total active cases
Updated on 28 July 2021 8:27 pm

COSTA RICA Vaccination statistics

COVID-19 Global tracker

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Dollar exchange rate

¢614.47 Buy

¢622.22 Sell

28 July 2021 - At The Banks - BCCR

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Reports

Peru and the wound of forced sterilizations: a “historical debt”

Q REPORTS  (Q24N) - It is estimated that between 1996 and 2000, more than 300,000 women and some 22,000 men were subjected to forced...

Latin America facing the perfect storm

Q REPORTS - MADRID/MONTEVIDEO - Latin America is experiencing...

The end of the Castro era in Cuba

Q REPORTS - As thousands of Cubans marched in...

Latin America

Guatemala: Alejandro Giammattei denies having received bribes from Russians

Q24N - The president of Guatemala, Alejandro Giammattei, defended himself on Tuesday (July 27, 2021) against various recent accusations against him and assured that...

El Salvador: Nayib Bukele proposes that corruption crimes be imprescriptible

Q24N - Salvadoran president, Nayib Bukele, sent on Tuesday...

Already 29 opponents detained in Nicaragua as Ortega clears the way to the elections

TODAY NICARAGUA – One of the most prominent political...

Cuban government blames Twitter for historic protests

Q24N - A campaign orchestrated on Twitter from the...

Protests in Cuba: a man died amid clashes with the police

Q24N - A man died in a demonstration on...

US warns Haitians and Cubans not to try to flee to their territory

Q24N - "It never is the right time to...

Nicaragua 2022: A Government with No Legitimacy

TODAY NICARAGUA (Confidencial) Last week, 629 of the 688...

The end of the Castro era in Cuba

Q REPORTS - As thousands of Cubans marched in...

Cuba asks for freedom: the pandemic unleashes an unprecedented anti-government protest

Q24N - The biggest mass demonstrations for three decades...
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Travel

Costa Rica seeks to attract more airlines to connect the country to more US cities

QCOSTARICA - The Instituto Costarricense de Turismo (ICT) - Costa Rica's Tourism Board - is working to attract US airlines to increase the number...

Americans Will Soon Be Able To Travel To Costa Rica Without Covid Insurance

QCOSTARICA - Americans who have been vaccinated for at...

Iberojet opens operations in the country with a Madrid-San José flight

QCOSTARICA - For the first time, Iberojet landed in...

Estadio Nacional

QCOSTARICA - The multipurpose national stadium, the first modern...

Tilaran, where the wind blows

QCOSTARICA - For years, Tilarán has seen the transit...

Back in the 80’s Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - When CR was so beautiful, healthy, and...

Puerto Viejo, Limon, Costa Rica

  Photo by digitaltravelcouple, "In Puerto Viejo we were located...

Expat Focus

New law to attract investors, retirees and rentiers leaves unanswered questions

QCOSTARICA - The new law that seeks to attract foreign investors, retirees, and rentiers approved by the legislature and signed by President Carlos Alvarado,...
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