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...

Solís’ visit to Chile is decisive for The Pacific Alliance

To be part of the bloc of The Pacific Alliance (AP) or not will be decided later on through The Government Summit which is...

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...

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...

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,...

Heart valve producing company sets sights on Costa Rica

Costa Rica is the second largest exporting country of medical devices on the continent, so the leading producer in heart valves is going to put...
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