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...

Government prioritizes projects to reduce pensions

The motion approved this Wednesday to prioritize discussion of three projects that intend to reform excessive pensions in the public sector is the first...

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....

Salary adjustment proposal would benefit agricultural workers

This Monday a negotiation started to adjust the private sector salary, and amongst three proposals implemented by the worker's representatives one is much higher...

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...

Opposition Party questions President Solís’ strategies

The leaders of the division of opposition had lots of questions for the President of The Republic, Luís Guillermo Solís, during their meeting this...

Two thirds of corporations stopped paying millions in taxes during 2015

By October 2015 a total of 365,482 corporations registered with taxation had not paid the tax for which they are required by law 9.024....

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,...

Friendly Relations Continue Between Costa Rica and Cuba

With thousands of migrants at the border, Presidents Solis and Castro discuss trade and tourism. Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solis arrived this week to...

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....
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