Costa Rican companies launch Competitiveness CouncilEmpresas crean el Consejo de Promoción de la Competitividad

San José, Costa Rica. Several Costa Rican companies united to create the Competitiveness Council (CPC), which was launched during the Competitiveness Summit 2011, held last...

Costa Rica Retirement: ¿Habla Español?

If I needed any reminder why it’s important for retirees to learn Spanish, today was an object lesson: trying to communicate by phone with...

Ecological Quintas: A new housing option in Costa RicaQuintas Ecológicas: Nueva opción residencial en...

San Jose, Costa Rica. Ecological Quintas have become a new housing trend in Costa Rica, as several of these projects are currently being developed...
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Muchas Fiestas for Costa Rica Retirees

With Halloween behind us and the December holidays and New Year’s festivities just ahead, it seems like a good time to talk about días...

Retiring to Costa Rica: Some Mysteries Unraveled

Let’s pick up where we left off in my last column on the importance of a “due diligence” tour of Costa Rica before zeroing...

Carlson Wagonlit Travel acquires Centenial Group in Costa Rica

Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) announces it has acquired the assets of Centenial Group, an international partner of CWT in Costa Rica since 2004. Centenial Group based...

IT Outsourcing: Ranking Nearshore Locations for US Customers

U.S. outsourcing customers seeking nearshore alternatives to offshore outsourcing hot spots need not look far for the leading options. Mexico is their best bet, according...
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Biofuels Make a Comeback

Global production of biofuels increased 17% in 2010 to reach an all-time high of 105 billion liters, up from 90 billion liters in 2009. High...

A Costa Rica Retiree Explores the Food Aisles

For anyone considering retirement in another country, the final months of preparation are often filled with unanswered questions about the future home. Issues of...

Medical Tourism Continues to Grow in Costa Rica

Global Health Voyager Inc., a full service Web-based medical tourism company, has signed an agreement with the oldest private hospital in Costa Rica, Clinica...
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