Government proposes 0.5% wage increase for the private sector

The novel continues regarding the wage increases for the private sector. This Wednesday the Government of the Republic proposed an increase of 0.5% for...

Costa Rica’s forgotten car industry

Costa Rica’s forgotten car industry It might be hard to imagine now, but in the 70’s Costa Rica was recognized worldwide for producing cars....

Ex-president Figueres launches Plan of Promises

Ruta Costa Rica 2021 is the name of the list of promises that the ex-president and aspiring presidential elect José María Figueres put forth...

Protest of the dismissal of 3,000 employees at Walmart

Concerned about the future of their working positions in areas such as merchandisers and demonstrators of the Walmart chain, including Palí and MAXI Palí,...
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300 New Jobs at Uber Center of Excellence

Looking for work? Uber’s new Latin American customer service center will be housed here in Costa Rica. Beginning in just a few short weeks, 3.5...

Burger King Shuts Down in Costa Rica, effective immediately

The land of pura vida may never again savor the taste of a Whopper, but that’s not the only effect of BK’s abrupt closure. If...

Commission members will consider #PanamaPapers to identify loopholes that allow tax evasion in the...

The Legislature voted unanimously on Monday a motion to establish a special forum of deputies to study the implications of #PanamaPapers in Costa Rica. The...

Honey Import Doubled Due to Environmental Changes

The few rains and strong winds have affected the Honey production in Costa Rica; this situation endangers to the apiaries (bee keepers) owners and...

Uber vs. Easy Taxi CR

Is Uber the next great thing coming to Costa Rican transportation? Or could a local-friendly alternative give the San Franciscan brand a run for...

To Import or Not to Import: That is the Costa Rican Question

With Black Friday and Cyber Monday just around the corner, it may be tempting to make online purchases, but will the savings be worth...