A.M. Costa Rica Archive
Published Monday, April 13, 2020


The U.S. and international organization donate masks, while authorities report almost 600 covid-19 patients
The International Organization for Migration, IOM, with the support of the United States Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM) donated 1,300 high-resistance N-95 surgical masks. ➡️ Continue reading

The U.S. Coast Guard arrests Costa Ricans
with alleged drug shipment

The U.S. Coast Guard, as part of its patrol operations in the Pacific Ocean, detained four Costa Ricans on April 7 for the alleged crime of shipping cocaine cargo. ➡️ Continue reading

Government installs airbase at the northern border
This weekend, the government installed an alternate airbase in the district of Las Tablillas, in Alajuela Province, in the northern border with Nicaragua. ➡️ Continue reading

Increase restriction measures for the rest of the month
In order to reduce the possibility of transmission of the coronavirus covid-19, the government announced more restrictions on commercial activities and driving.  ➡️ Continue reading

Authorities reject Nicaraguan beans shipment
Several containers of black and red beans with dirt residue imported from Nicaragua were denied entrance to the country, citing concerns for the health. ➡️ Continue reading

China’s authorities rule that dogs and cats are pets, not livestock
China’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs has, for the first time ever, explicitly stated that dogs are companion animals and not “livestock.” ➡️ Continue reading


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