Sunday, 7 June 2020

Costa Rica negotiates to enter “tourist bubble” organized by Australia

(QCOSTARICA) Costa Rica is negotiating to be part of a select group of countries...

Visitors Eager to Return to Costa Rica: Says Marriott GM

(QCOSTARICA) "The pandemic has required us to raise our exacting standards to an even...

Map specifies prohibited routes for cyclists

(QCOSTARICA) It's the weekend and weather permitting, a great time for cycling. But riders...

Increase in Covid-19 cases is linked to “agricultural or packaging activities,” says Salas

The spike of 52 new cases on Wednesday and 37 on Thursday of Covid-19...

Is it wet enough? IMN has the numbers

Think it didn't rain much yesterday? The rainy season has consolidated and intensified throughout...

Costa Rica will resume hydroxychloroquine treatment for COVID-19 patients

The Costa Rican Social Security Fund (CCSS) will resume hydroxychloroquine treatment in COVID-19 positive...

Central Bank withdraws ¢50,000 banknote from circulation

(QCOSTARICA) You hardly see them in circulation. They are not dispensed at ATMs. About...

Finance Minister: “I Forgot” to tell the president that the new deouty minister faces criminal charges

(QCOSTARICA) The new Minister of Finance, Elián Villegas, says "he forgot" to inform President...

Costa Rica is betting on ‘staycations’ to keep tourism afloat

(The World) On a recent weekday afternoon, Alberto Hernández tended to his vegetable garden...

Moody’s changes the outlook on Costa Rica’s ratings to negative from stable; affirms B2 ratings

Moody's Investors Service on Tuesday (June 2) changed the outlook on Costa Rica's ratings...

Pacific Coast and Central Valley under “Yellow” alert

The National Emergency Commission (CNE) has issued a "yellow" alert for the entire Pacific...

Foreign truckers will not be tested for covid-19 upon entering the country

As part of the new rules for regional truckers, to resume the flow of...

CNE changes protocols for attending to rains amid pandemic

(QCOSTARICA) The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted changes in guidelines the National Emergency Commission (CNE)...

Services and products would cost more in July

(QCOSTARICA) Tighten the purse strings, come July we can expect to pay more for...

Rubén Pacheco: “Tourism is in a race with the lion at its back”

The re-opening of international flights, the modification of sanitary regulations, and financial support, all...

Restaurants and hotels among re-opening effective today

(QCOSTARICA) Starting today, Monday, June 1 and until June 19, new "extensions" for commercial...

Costa Rica is second in the region with the most blood donors

Costa Rica is the second country in Central America where there are more blood...

Stay home! Clínica Bíblica offers COVID-19 testing at home!

Understanding the need for social distancing and facilitating access to the health of the...

Copa Airlines to resume flights on July 3

Panama's Copa Airlines once again has been forced to extend its announced it plans...

Health Minister admits ‘fatigue’ but announces ‘absolute will to continue working’

(QCOSTARICA) You could see on Friday he lacked the fervor of recent weeks. He...

Coronavirus in Costa Rica: Confirmed cases now 1,022, All hotels will operate at 50%

With 1,022 covid-19 confirmed cases as of this Friday, May 29, Costa Rica is...

Lufthansa announces two weekly flights to Costa Rica starting June 17

The German airline, Lufthansa, announced two weekly flights between Costa Rica and the city...

2020 Light Festival Suspended; Zapote in Doubt

(QCOSTARICA) San Jose mayor, Johnny Araya, this Thursday morning, announced the cancelation of the...

United Continues Commercial flights to/from Costa Rica

(QCOSTRICA TRAVEL) Commercial flights to Costa Rica continue though the arrival of tourists is...

Perception of the economy: 76% of Costa Rican say it is the worst time to buy a house

(QCOSTARICA) Consumer perception has plummeted to its lowest level in almost two decades due...

Nicaraguan truckers block border crossing with Costa Rica in protest

(QCOSTARICA) Nicaraguan truckers blocked border crossings with Costa Rica on Wednesday to demand that...

Health seizes 80 COVID-19 rapid tests

(QCOSTARICA) The Ministry of Health, in a joint operation with the Air Surveillance of...

“In Costa Rica it is dangerous to go out alone, if the Covid does not kill you, someone on the street does”

Although it is recommended to stay at home, some people just need to be...

Foreigner committing murder in Costa Rica cannot be denied citizenship

(QCOSTARICA) It is almost impossible to believe, but it is so. Officials from the...

Costa Rica will randomly test for Coronavirus

(QCOSTARICA) Supermarkets, barracks, hairdresser salons, churches, nursing homes, Ebáis and other sites in high...

One month grace for Riteve inspection for May and June

(QCOSTARICA) Vehicle owners whose vehicular inspection (Riteve) comes up in May or June will...

Despite call not to, cyclists disrespected the minister and took to the streets in groups

(QCOSTARICA) The long arm of the Minister of Health reached out to a number...

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