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....

Blockade points for taxi driver protest against Uber on Tuesday

Tomorrow (Tuesday) will be the second day this week with a protest, this time from taxi drivers calling for action against Uber and its...

Hard Rock Cafe Opens in Late September in Costa Rica

The Costa Rica News (TCRN)- Hard Rock Café Franchise developers expect to open their first restaurant in Costa Rica by the end of September....

Why You Should Eat More of Costa Rica’s Award-Winning Bananas

The European Union-Central America partnership recently declared Costa Rican bananas the best in the world. Learn why you should be eating more of the...

Costa Rica Eyes Poland as a New Market for Their Flowers

Costa Rica News - Costa Rica seeks to expand its export market for plants, flowers and foliage and has set their sights on Poland....

The Potential Benefits of Industrial Hemp in Costa Rica

The question of industrial hemp and its possible benefits has been pondered by many governments in recent years. Not only has the international debate...
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Walmart says new stores will lead to a strong growth platform

The retail monolith Walmart has announced 24 new store openings in Costa Rica this year. Manager of Corporate Affairs at Walmart Centroamérica says the openings will give the company a stronger platform for growth
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Colombian bank buys BAC-Credomatic and wants to extend credit

Banco de Bogotá is looking to expand commercial credit to Central American customers after the purchase of Grupo BAC-Credomatic, which concluded Wednesday of last...

Uber Launches Microbus Option in Costa Rica, Set Rates for Tourism Hotspots

Uber users will now be able to us request a larger vehicle for groups of 7-14 people. Starting today, UberVANs will be available for hire...

Banana Producers Earn Estimated $639,8 Million

Last year, Costa Rica produced some 105 million boxes of banana (18.14kg each box), in a total of 42,650 hectares.If taken into account that...
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