Learn why fuel is so expensive in Costa Rica

Have you ever wondered where the thousands of millions of colones go that drivers spend every day on each liter of fuel? It is common to...

Government project to put non-violent criminals to work

The government of Luis Guillermo Solis presented a draft law before the Legislative Assembly that aims to put to work criminals convicted of nonviolent crimes...
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...

Government proposes 1.453% of GDP to public universities

The government proposed Thursday that the percentage of the gross domestic product (GDP) determined for public universities that benefit from the Special Fund for Higher...
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Which Side is Costa Rica on? Peasants or Big Business?

Little was known about these lands and their peasant occupants, but then the press started to report on evictions and protests by residents of these...

The EcoFeria, A Get-Together Where Local Homemade Production is Front and Center

Last Friday 24th, the great Family of the EcoFeria Camino Real (Dominical), was with all its local magic from Plaza Patron's, always with the...

3rd Latin American Real Estate Congress, August 9th and 10th, 2018

The real estate sector from 18 countries meets in Costa Rica this Thursday 9th and Friday 10th. Among the current topics of the real...

UN says Costa Rica Needs to Continue Fiscal Reform Measures

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - In a recent press release by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), it was...

Jamaica Pays Oil Debts to Venezuela in Food

Rather than cash the Jamaican Government has announced it intends to pay oil debts it owes to Venezuela in the form of food, medication,...

Central Bank: No preference for stability in the exchange rate

The Central Bank of Costa Rica shook off criticisms in recent days about the increase in the exchange rate, and noted that there is...
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