Monday 27 September 2021

Paquera Residents Block Tourists From Arriving By Ferry; Pay For Their Return

Ferry services is suspended for tourists from April 8 to 12; ferry service will be only for emergencies and food and supply trucks

Paying the bills

Latest

Mexico reveals why it rejects tourists from Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - Mexico has been one of the favorite...

Bianca, Mick Jagger’s first wife: “Nicaraguan by grace of God”

QCOSTARICA - Bianca Jagger, who was the first wife...

Train Yourself to Stay Calm Under Pressure

Do you know anyone who handles stress really well?...

Alunasa, a Venezuelan state company in Costa Rica, leaves employees without salary

QCOSTARICA - The Venezuela state-owned company operating in Costa...

In Venezuela there is food, but expensive

Q24N - The Venezuelan economy has begun to reactivate....

Today’s Vehicle Restriction September 27: Plates ending in “1 & 2” CANNOT circulate

QCOSTARICA - For today, Monday, September 27, vehicles with...

Government will buy one million more covid vaccines for children and third doses in 2022

QCOSTARICA - The President of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado,...
Paying the bills

Share

For the second day, the residents of Paquera are blocking the passage of vehicles that arrive by ferry and that they consider to be visitors to the area, tourists if you will. The measure was takenSaturday and repeated on Sunday.

Ferry services is suspended for tourists from April 8 to 12; ferry service will be only for emergencies and food and supply trucks

Greivin Vindas, a resident of Paquera center and participating in the activity, said they detected 3 vehicles with tourists, which they did not let pass and offered to pay them for the return passage of the ferry to leave the area.

- Advertisement -

“One accepted, the other 2 did not and they are detained,” Vindas told CRHoy.com.

There are between 20 and 25 people who are blocking the passage at the ferry exit, both of vehicles and people whose ntent is to vacation this week in the Nicoya Peninsula.

“People are not obeying the government’s orders (to stay at home) and putting the residents of the area at rsik,” Vindas said, referring to the coronavirus COVID-19.

During this week, there are strict measures in place for the Puntarenas – Paquera ferry service: only 2 approved trips per day; which is supposedly only for cargo and area residents.

The fear of area resisdents is the arrival of the covid-19 imported by tourists to their community which so far has not been affected

The residents insist they will keep blocking visitors to the area, not wanting to let tourists pass, stopping them from hitting the beaches of the Nicoya Peninsucal, such as Tambor, Montezuma and Santa Teresa and others, which also are closed and surfing is prohibited. Also no bars and restaurants are open.

- Advertisement -

As part of the government measures to contain contagion of the covid-19, from April 8 – 12, 2020: ferry service will be only for emergencies and food and supply trucks are allowed. No visitors will be allowed boarding on the ferry.

To ensure that visitors don’t arrive in the area by land, the residents have also blocked the road from Playa Naranjo that leads to Paquera.

 

- Advertisement -
Paying the bills
Ricohttp://www.theqmedia.com
"Rico" is the crazy mind behind the Q media websites, a series of online magazines where everything is Q! In these times of new normal, stay at home. Stay safe. Stay healthy.

Related Articles

Government will buy one million more covid vaccines for children and third doses in 2022

QCOSTARICA - The President of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado, announced this...

UNA epidemiologist: “We are not better, we are less worse”

QCOSTARICA - The fact that the number of infections has dropped...

Subscribe to our stories

To be updated with all the latest news, offers and special announcements.

Log In

Forgot password?

Forgot password?

Enter your account data and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Your password reset link appears to be invalid or expired.

Log in

Privacy Policy

Add to Collection

No Collections

Here you'll find all collections you've created before.