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Why Affirmations do not Work

Get-rich quick schemes are not a sustainable, ethical way to build legacy wealth. Many people want the easy and fast way to create abundance....

Costa Rica Wants To Increase Taxes

The government asserts that the debt level is so high, that for every 100 colones allocated to expenditures, 46 must be financed with new...

Expo Vivienda 2016 offers help for buying homes this weekend

Looking to buy or build? Well, this Friday, July 29 through Sunday, July 31 Expo Vivienda 2016 will exhibit offers and credit opportunities for...

Government proposes sales tax of 14% in fiscal reform

On Tuesday, the Costa Rican government presented to Congress a fiscal reform plan that proposes to transform the sales tax on a value added tax (VAT) and increase its rate from 13% to 14%.

The Long Road To Residency in Costa Rica

Living in Costa Rica is a pleasure, but the path to becoming a legal resident here is anything but. Not only are the laws written in Spanish, but the rigorous process itself is complicated, confusing, and fairly costly. Without a sense of humor, parts of it can be a royal pain. However, the benefits outweigh the difficulties and the lessons I learned in gaining legal status here may be of value to anyone considering a permanent move to this beautiful tropical land.

13 million investment

For planes flying into Juan Santamaría International Airport, the Central Valley's overcast skies and low, lingering clouds often pose a problem for landing. Many...

ICE Will Auction 222 Vehicles Next October 17th, 2018

The Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) announced the auction of 222 sedans, ATVs, trucks, pickups, and motorcycles, among others, on October 17th, at the...

New Shopping Center Including Fresh Market and New York Pizza Arrives in Los Yoses

The Costa Rica News (TCRN)- A new shopping center will open next October in San Martin Avenue, Los Yoses, San Pedro.  This new shopping...

Chinchilla Negotiating Mega Chinese Free Zone in Costa Rica

The President of Costa Rica, Laura Chinchilla, while visiting one of the largest industrial parks in China, Suzhou, said the Chinese experience can help...

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...
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