Tuesday 31 January 2023

“The restriction on weekends must be urgently eliminated”: Business

Paying the bills

Latest

Costa Rica’s US$160mn Circunvalación Norte

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica opened part of San José’s...

How to Choose a Smartphone by Brand, Carrier or Features

Choosing a new smartphone for yourself can be a...

The long weekends in Costa Rica in 2023

QCOSTARICA - In 2023 there will be seven long...

Summer vacations almost over: return to classes is on Feb 6

QCOSTARICA - Next Monday, February 6, the 2023 school...

Costa Rica has the highest minimum wage in Latin America

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica has the highest minimum wage...

Nicaragua has recovered due to exports and remittances

Q24N (EFE) The Nicaraguan economy has recovered in the...

New cases of Covid-19 in Costa Rica on the decrease

QCOSTARICA - The Ministry of Health reported a decrease...

Dollar Exchange

¢552.80 Buy

¢559.31 Sell

28 January 2023 - At The Banks - BCCR

Paying the bills

Share

QCOSTARICA – The sanitary vehicle restriction on weekends must be eliminated, as a matter of urgency, according to the Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Business Associations (Fedecámaras) in a letter addressed to Daniel Salas, Minister of Health.

This represents an impediment for families to visit national parks and other cities, which in turn, generates a blow to tourism, they argue.

- Advertisement -

“Many SMEs (small and medium-sized businesses) in the interior of the country are being affected by this provision, such as hotels, restaurants, tourism companies and the entire industrial and agricultural chain,” said Francisco Llobet, president of Fedecámaras in the letter to the minister.

Under his logic, the reopening of businesses of all kinds and the end of the vehicular restriction due to Covid-19 on Saturdays and Sundays, would promote the necessary production and sales levels, reduce unemployment levels and increase tax collection.

Currently, on weekends, the daytime vehicular restrictions for the entire country is from 5:00 am to 10:00 pm, on Saturdays only vehicles with even ending plates (0, 2, 4, 6 & 8) can circulate and odds (1, 3, 5, 7, & 9) on Sundays.

During the week, the daytime restrictions, also from 5:00 am to 10:00 pm, based on the last digit of the license plate – 1 & 2 on Mondays, 3 & 4 on Tuesdays,  5 & 6 on Wednesdays, 7 & 8 on Thursdays and 9 & 0 on Fridays – apply only to downtown San Jose.

The nighttime restrictions are from 10:00 pm to 5:00 am from Mondays to Sundays and are countrywide.

Click here for the official website for the current vehicular restrictions.

- Advertisement -

Click here for the official exemptions.

- Advertisement -
Paying the bills
Avatar photo
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

Health recommends the use of a mask

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica's Ministry of Health has issued a recommendation,...

40% of the population say they have “persistent symptoms” of Covid-19

QCOSTARICA - 40% of the population in Costa Rica that was...

Subscribe to our stories

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