A.M. Costa Rica Archive
Published Tuesday, April 14, 2020


Fewer foreigners left the country despite
the increase in cases of covid-19

During the recently concluded Easter Week, from April 5 to 12, 1,200 foreigners left the country despite the fact that authorities confirmed an increase in cases of patients infected with covid-19, taking the total to 612. ➡️ Continue reading

Steam eruptions in Turrialba and Rincón de la Vieja volcanoes
On Monday the Turrialba volcano, located in Cartago Province, and Rincón de la Vieja volcano, located in Guanacaste Province, have been emitting gas eruptions. ➡️ Continue reading

Government is forming an action plan to help tour operators
According to María Amalia Revelo, minister of Tourism, the private tourism sector is deeply injured by the economic crisis due to covid-19. ➡️ Continue reading

The government restricts the export of medical products
To avoid a shortage of basic medical sanitary products needed for the covid-19 emergency, authorities of the ministries of Economy, Health and Foreign Trade announced on Monday a new temporary regulation.  ➡️ Continue reading

Almost 50,000 people have applied for
financial help due to covid-19 crisis

On the first day of operation for proteger.go.cr, a web platform created for citizens and residents to request financial help from the government due to the covid-19 emergency. ➡️ Continue reading

Respiratory Syndrome vaccine may
block Covid-19, said researchers

No vaccines exist that protect people against infections by covid-19, or the ones that cause Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, SARS, and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, MERS. ➡️ Continue reading

Coronavirus pandemic to shrink Latin
American economies, said World Bank

The coronavirus pandemic could send Latin American and Caribbean economies plunging nearly 5% this year, the World Bank predicts. ➡️ Continue reading


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