Travel

Tourist Ban Extended To June 30

During the restrictions, Costa Rica will continue to deny the entry of tourists; only Costa Ricans and residents (who left the country...

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Number of flights will tell when Dominican hotels reopen

Santo Domingo.- The number of flights arriving in the Dominican Republic once the airports are reopened will be decisive in determining how...

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Dominican Republic ready to receive tourists ‘in a month’

Santo Domingo.-  Tourism Minister, Francisco Javier García, on Fri. said tourists will go to those places which had best managed the...

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Dominican highland town readies return of tourists

Jarabacoa, Dominican Republic.- The Ecotourism Cluster of Jarabacoa on Wednesday said that together with the National Institute of...

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Florida Keys to reopen to tourists June 1, over two months after closing over coronavirus concerns

The Florida Keys will reopen to tourists June 1, more than two months after the island chain closed to visitors to minimize the spread of...

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Breaking news

President Alvarado announces cabinet shakeup

President Carlos Alvaradothis Thursday announced changes in the ministers of Finance, Communication, and Science and Technology: Rodrigo Chaves, Luis Adrián Salazar and Nancy Marín. Elián Villegas, current president of the National Insurance Institute (INS) since 2015, and who has more than 25 years of experience in the financial...

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El Salvador revives the issue of the ferry with Costa Rica in the face of land border blockade

The control established by Costa Rica at land borders, as part of a measure to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and the response by the government of Nicaragua, causing more than 1,600 trucks to be stranded, has led businessmen in the sector to think that the alternative, the most viable way to solve the problem, …...

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Trump administration extends border closures to Canada, Mexico until June 22

Travelers looking to make a trip to Canada or Mexico will have to wait another 30 days as the Department of Homeland Security extended border closures to curb COVID-19 infections. Chad Wolf, the acting Secretary of Homeland Security, announced Tuesday that the U.S.-Canada and U.S.-Mexico land border closure has...

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Headline News

Nobel Peace Prize for Cuban doctors continues to gain supporters

More than 40 European organizations are backing a proposal to award the Nobel Peace Prize to Cuban medical brigades of the Henry Reeve...

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Nicaraguan truckers block border crossing with Costa Rica in protest

Nicaraguan truckers blocked border crossings with Costa Rica on Wednesday to demand that the Costa Rica government lift sanitary...

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US doesn’t prohibit Dominican elections in US territory

Santo Domingo.- “The United States does not prohibit the holding of Dominican elections, or those of other countries, in US territory...

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Dominican, Haitian leaders talk virus, border trade

Santo Domingo .– The Dominican-Haitian border is fully closed on both sides as part of the measures to halt the spread of coronavirus. In...

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More than 1,600 epidemiologists serve in Cuba’s public health system

“Cuba currently has 1,601 professionals in Hygiene and Epidemiology, a specialty we have heard a great deal about over the last few...

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Airlines

The new measures that airlines will apply to resume flights

The airlines have announced new temporary biosafety measures that they will have to implement at airports and during the flight as air...

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Airlines

Airlines Operations Updated Information for Costa Rica

AERIS Holdings, administrator of the Juan Santamaria International Airport in Costa Rica released the following updated information...

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Airlines

Aegean returns to flying with domestic departures

Aegean has become the latest airline to announce a gradual return to flying, with the carrier enhancing connectivity on its domestic...

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Costa Rica Suspends Use of Hydroxychloroquine to Treat COVID-19 Patients

The Costa Rican Social Security Fund (Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social – CCSS) suspended the use of hydroxychloroquine in patients...

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Costa Rica and Panama agree on border crossing for cargo

The government of Panama announced a binational agreement with Costa Rica, which allows drivers from that country to enter Costa Rican...

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Most of Dominican Republic is open for business

Santo Domingo.- Economy Minister, Juan Ariel Jiménez, on Monday told Diario Libre that the opening of businesses in shopping centers has...

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Haitian groups want Dominican Gov. aid to deal with crisis

Santo Domingo.- Organizations that defend Haitians and their children born in the Dominican Republic on Monday requested Government...

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Twenty days of complicit silence

Cuba. Twenty days since the terrorist attack on Cuba’s embassy in Washington, neither the event itself, nor repeated demands for official...

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France funds river basin protection with over 20M euros

Santo Domingo.- The Finance Ministry and the French Development Agency (AFD) on Thur. signed an agreement to continue the Yaque Del Norte...

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Haitian immigrants look to leave the Dominican Republic

Santo Domingo.- Various institutions are carrying out a plan to repatriate Haitian immigrants living in the Dominican Republic after losing...

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Costa Rica Announces New Plans for Reopening of the Country and Economy

As of May 11 Costa Rica has a total of 801 confirmed cases of Coronavirus, 277 of them are still active, 517 recovered, and 7 deceased. As...

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The Costa Rican Private Sector Stepping in To Help Fight the Consequences of The Coronavirus Pandemic

Numerous companies are active with donations of necessary materials to organizations in need. Donations from different companies’...

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False Documents Accused Panamanian Government of Corruption

The demonstration of false public documents signed by a former government official in Panama, as they were circulating on social networks,...

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President Diaz-Canel Condemns Attack on Cuban Embassy In US

President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Thursday condemned an armed attack on the Cuban Embassy in the United States. In a twit on the attack in...

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US Can Soon Start Sending People Seeking Asylum to Honduras

The Trump administration has finalized an agreement with Honduras that would allow some people seeking asylum in the United States to be...

Business

Over 50% of Dominicans feel insecure over pandemic’s economic impact

Santo Domingo.- More than 50% of Dominicans feel insecure about the impact that COVID-19 will have on the economy, according to a survey by...

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Business

Dominican Republic issues US$727.3M of debt

RD. The Finance Ministry on Monday announced a special issue of internal debt of RD$40 billion (US$727.3 million) to deal with the...

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Business

Claro Central America Sales Slide 4.5% In Q1, Mobile Subs Up 8%

America Movil’s combined Central American units, operating under the Claro brand, reported first-quarter revenues down 4.5 percent...

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Health

Rethinking Covid-19 in Children

There is new evidence that some children may become very sick, and we are beginning to learn more about who may be most at risk and what...

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Health

Coronavirus myths explored

As coronavirus continues to make the news, a host of untruths has surrounded the topic. In this Special Feature, we address some of these...

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Health

HeberFERON, a unique Cuban medicine

Cuba. The extension of therapeutic coverage to all municipalities across the country, with the opening of more sites, is the key strategy...

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