A.M. Costa Rica Archive
Published Thursday, May 14, 2020


2,000-plus Costa Ricans flee the pandemic
and return to the country

Since the border closure order began on March 16, due to the covid-19 pandemic, 2,085 Costa Ricans have fled the countries where they lived. ➡️ Continue reading

New $379 million-plus loan to address the pandemic
A new loan for $379,546,970 that is in the process of analysis in Congress, could be used to address the economic crisis. ➡️ Continue reading

Traditional pilgrimage canceled due to pandemic
The traditional pilgrimage dedicated to the so-called La Negrita, Virgen de Los Angeles, was suspended. ➡️ Continue reading

Establishment Labs makes a second
donation to health workers

Costa Rican company Establishment Labs made the second donation of reusable face shields to 30 different organizations with health workers. ➡️ Continue reading

China is trying to steal covid-19 vaccine
research, said the U.S. government

U.S. authorities warned Wednesday that Chinese hackers were attempting to steal coronavirus data on treatments and vaccines, adding fuel to Washington's war with Beijing over the pandemic. ➡️ Continue reading

40-plus suspects detained in Venezuela
in connection with botched raid
More than 40 people have been detained as alleged participants in last week’s unsuccessful attempt to capture Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. ➡️ Continue reading

Zoo seeks donations to support animals
The Fundación Pro-Zoológicos de Costa Rica, FUNDAZOO, is developing a donation campaign focused on continuing their efforts to maintain and help animals. ➡️ Continue reading


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