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...

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...

Costa Rica proves that GDP does not measure quality of life

Two recent reports prove that GDP does not measure quality of life, using Costa Rica as an example for other countries. The two reports are...

Everything in line to continue export of milk to Nicaragua

After nearly a month since Nicaragua banned the export of milk from Costa Rica to their country, it seems that that fire now has smoke...

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...

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...

Universal to expand business, opening 3 new stores

The department store Universal announced the expansion of its business and the creation of 3 more stores in the country for the second half...

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...

National Household Survey to measure poverty and inequality

 Staff of the National Institute of Statistics and Census (INEC) began developing the traditional National Survey of Households (ENAHO) today to again measure the...

Brexit will have little impact on investments in Costa Rica

Jeffrey Mountevans, Lord Mayor of London, spoke to La Republica about the possible implications Brexit will have in Costa Rica, as well as the...
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