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Stopped For Vehicular Restriction, Driver Had No License And Had An Arrest Warrant

A motorcyclist, identified by his last name Espinoza, was detained by police violating the sanitary vehicle restriction and found not having a license, no...

Rico’s Covid-19 Digest: Vehicular Restrictions For Semana Santa

The sanctions for violating the vehicular restrictions are no longer a joke, so listen up, unless you really need to be driving, stay home....

Legislators Approve Stiff Fines For Violating Health Order And Vehicular Restrictions

As expected, Legislators on Wednesday approved the two bills presented by the Executive Branch to stiffen fines for drivers who violate the vehicular restrictions...

Covid-19 In Costa Rica: Government tightens measures against contagion for Semana Santa; Confirmed now 375

In the Wednesday afternoon covid-19 briefing, President Carlos Alvarado, before passing over to the Minister of Health, Dr. Daniel Salas, announced a series of...

Eight private labs authorized to carry out COVID-19 tests in Costa Rica

The Minister of Health, Daniel Salas announced Tuesday that three new private laboratories have been authorized to carry out the COVID-19 test in the...

Father Uses 10-year-old Son As Driver

An act of total irresponsibility. Officials of the Air Surveillance unit of the Fuerza Publica (national police), in the area of the Tobia Bolaños...

Foreign Ministry confirms death of TICA in the United States by COVID-19

The Ministry of Foreign Relations confirmed on Tuesday that Silvia Deyanira Meléndez Baldí, 24, a Costa Rican living in the US, died due to...

Wanted Caught Trying To Leave The Country

A Costa Rica man, identified by his last name Jimenez, was detained by the Immigration Police when he was trying to leave the country,...

Some Of The Faces Behind Getting The Cenare Ready (Photos)

The Centro Nacional de Rehabilitación (Cenare), located in La Uruca, today became the Centro Especializado de Atención de Pacientes con COVID-19 (CEACO), readied in...

Afternoon Rain and Thunderstorm Takes Central Valley By Surprise

Though it is still weeks away from the start of the "green" season, many parts of the Central Valley, Central and South Pacific got...

Coronavirus in Costa Rica: 330 sick and four recovered

In the daily briefing this Monday afternoon, the Minister of Health, Daniel Salas, provided the latest numbers with respect to the coronavirus covid-19 in...

Rico’s Covid-19 Digest: The pandemic by the numbers, where’d you rather be?

By the numbers in the Americas, perhaps, the best place to be during the covid-19 pandemic is in Latin America. Using the numbers from the...

20 changes that the Government applied to help companies and people against the coronavirus

With a clear focus on defending employment and freeing up money so that companies and individuals have a "cash flow" in the coming days,...

Tomorrow Deadline To Declare And Pay Income Tax Without Penalty

Anyone who has carried lucrative activities or businesses in the country, between July 1 and December 31, 2019, you must file your income tax...

Costa Rica organizes virtual cheer tournament for Latin America

Sports has been hit by the coronavirus as all kinds of tournaments in gyms or open venues have been canceled for the moment. For this...

Panama in continues in indefinite quarantine

Panama continues its total quarantine for an indefinite period. President Laurentino Cortizo told his nation in a recent broadcast, explaining that the measure is...

Panama Announces Reduction in Electricity Rate for COVID-19

A decrease of between 50% and 30% in the electricity distribution rate for more than a million customers, announced the President of the Republic,...

World Bank approves project to modernize Costa Rica’s Finance Ministry

The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved a US$156.64 million investment project for Costa Rica to improve the efficiency, effectiveness, and client orientation...

US Embassy Donates Medical Protection Equipment to the Caja

The United States Embassy in San Jose, ​​through SOUTHCOM's Humanitarian Assistance Program, on Friday (March 27)  made the first of two donations of medical...

Confirmed covid-19 cases now 314

In the latest briefing on the coronavirus covid-19 in Costa Rica, Health authorities reported that the number of people infected increased to 314, on...

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