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....

Globally, mobile consumers check their phones over 80 billion times a day

Additional highlights of the report include:Global mobile usage intensifies, fueled by increased device penetration. Smartphone and tablet penetration are all increasing, with wearables...

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,...

Ticos debt with credit cards reached ¢896 billion in January, after rising 7.2%

More than two million cards are in circulation in the country ¢896.719 million was the figure reached for debt balance credit card in the country...

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...
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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...
The reigning beer company, Cerveza Imperial, opened their first branded bar within the Juan Santamaria Airport. | TCRN

Get an Inside Look at SJO Airport’s New Imperial Bar

The reigning beer company, Cerveza Imperial, opened their first branded bar within the Juan Santamaria Airport. Cerveza Imperial just gave travelers a new incentive to...

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...

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...
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