Extension of the vehicle restriction from April 13 to April 30
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Extension of the vehicle restriction from April 13 to April 30

Weekdays: Restrictions applicable Monday to Friday from 5:00 am to 7:00 pm (with exceptions - see attached communication):
  • Monday - Vehicles with a license plate or AGV permit ending in 1 and 2 do not circulate.
  • Tuesday - Vehicles with ...
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Directorate General of Immigration modifies and extends temporary administrative measures in Costa Rica

Directorate General of Immigration modifies and extends temporary administrative measures in Costa Rica

The Directorate General of Immigration will not receive requests until December 1st, 2020: 1.  NEW LEGAL PERMANENCE REQUESTS: No new requests for legal permanence, under any immigration category, will be received until December 1st, 2020, provided that a prior appointment has been requested ...
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Publication of the Regulation of the Fund for Employment Protection due to COVID-19 in Guatemala.
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Publication of the Regulation of the Fund for Employment Protection due to COVID-19 in Guatemala.

On April 17th, 2020, the Governmental Agreement no. 58-2020 was published on the Official Gazette of Central America, which includes the Regulation for granting the benefit of the fund for employment protection, which establishes the conditions and requirements to access ...
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Request for Extension of Workday Reduction and Suspension of Contracts in Costa Rica
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Request for Extension of Workday Reduction and Suspension of Contracts in Costa Rica

In a follow-up to measures to reduce work shifts and suspend employment contracts, we remind our clients that, if the causes for which they requested the authorization of the measures due to the emergency continue, they may consider extending the ...
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Legislative Assembly of Costa Rica suspends sanctions for lack of registration of final beneficiaries
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Legislative Assembly of Costa Rica suspends sanctions for lack of registration of final beneficiaries

  • Moratorium on sanctions is established for 3 months.
  • The fines that were suspended amount to 2% of gross income of the previous fiscal year, with a minimum of 3 base salaries and a limit of 100 base salaries.
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Government actions for the recovery of hospital infrastructure in Guatemala.
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Government actions for the recovery of hospital infrastructure in Guatemala.

As part of the economic reactivation measures proposed by the Government of Guatemala before COVID-19, on April 17th, Decree 18-2020 came into effect, through which the Congress approved the loan granted by the Central American Bank for Economic Integration – ...
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