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Cuba

Population: 11,061,866

Capital City: Havana

Climate: Tropical; moderated by trade winds; dry season (November to April); rainy season (May to October).

Time Zone: UTC-5

Language: Spanish (official)

Country Code: 53

Cuba has always held a mysterious fascination for Americans. For nearly 50 years U.S. citizens have been restricted from traveling or doing business in Cuba, except under special circumstances. Even though Cuba lies just 90 miles off the coast of the U.S., very few Americans have ever been there. But all that may be about to change.

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Safety in Costa Rica

Safety in Costa Rica

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September 6, 2022

One of the most important things to research when choosing to vacation or live overseas is safety. Costa Rica is ranked 38th in the 2022 Global Peace Index, out of 163 countries, and takes the top stop in Latin America. Although Costa Rica is considered a very peaceful place, there are still some things you should be aware of.