Increased demand for intellectual property rights

The increased innovation in intangibles in recent years has let to the demand for protection mechanisms called intellectual property rights.The brand name of a product,...

Tourism in Guanacaste revived with hotels and air traffic

By using extensions, renovations, and even environmental projects, hotels keep the tourism in Guanacaste flowing. This is coupled with the high flow of passengers...

China Plans Free Trade Zone in Puntarenas

A free trade zone may come to Puntarenas by the year 2020, depending on the results of a fact-finding mission scheduled for next month....

Costa Rica Inflation Remains Low

The Costa Rica News (TCRN - According to a report on June, 1st, 2015 from Bloomberg Business, Costa Rica inflation has remained below the...

Costa Rica Wants To Increase Taxes

The government asserts that the debt level is so high, that for every 100 colones allocated to expenditures, 46 must be financed with new...

Brexit will lead to new business opportunities in Costa Rica

A referendum was held on the 23rd of June to decide whether the United Kingdom should leave - Brexit - or remain in the...

New research on legalization of medical marijuana

This week, research found that states in the U.S. that legalized medical marijuana — which is sometimes recommended for symptoms like chronic pain, anxiety or...

Costa Rica among countries that top regional growth

Regional growth will be led by Dominican Republic (6.0%), Panama (5.9%), Nicaragua and Bolivia (4.5%), and Costa Rica (4.3%) at the end of the...

Oil and gas create conflict near Isla Bolanos

Executive summary:Having the right to exploit the potential multi-million dollar deposits of oil and gas below the Pacific Ocean could be one of the...
In this photo taken Oct. 16, 2009, a man cuts down a tree in the Monarch butterfly reserve near Ocampo, Mexico. After decades of trying to stop logging in Mexico's Monarch butterfly reserve, biologists and park workers are having to cut down thousands of fir trees themselves, to combat an unprecedented infestation of bark beetles they say may have been unleashed by climate change. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Illegal Deforestation in Mexico to Plant Avocado Trees

Due to the avocado's growing popularity in The United States and around the world as a healthy superfood, Mexican farmers have found that it's...
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