Starwood’s Sizzling Aloft Brand Makes Latin America Debut

Opening of Aloft Bogota Airport and Aloft San Jose in Costa Rica STAMFORD, Conn., Feb 14, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- With the highly anticipated debut...

Costa Rica companies join forces to increase competitiveness

by TCRN StaffTen private companies and four public institutions joined together in order to improve and raise the competitiveness of the country as part...

Unions Demand 3.96% Pay Raise for Costa Rica’s Private Sector Wages

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Union representatives have requested an increase of 3.96% for private sector wages in Costa Rica for the first...

Costa Rica Currency is the Western Hemisphere’s Best Performer this Year

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - According to a report on Bloomberg Business, Costa Rica’s currency (the Colón) is the Western Hemisphere’s best performer...

CINDE’s Gabriela Llobet Interview

Gabriela Llobet is the Director General for the Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency, CINDE.Gabriela joined CINDE in July 2007. Prior to joining CINDE, she...
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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

Like European Wines of the Past, Experts Say Coffee Must Genetically Evolve in Order...

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – At the XXVIII International Coffee Week (Sintercafé) conference in Costa Rica, experts claimed that the future of coffee in...

French IT services company expands operation

by SERGIO ARCE ABy the end of the year, the French firm Teleperformance services recruit 300 people, who will join the 310 who now...

Costa Rica Retirement: You Have Questions? We Have Answers!

With the extensive coverage in TheCostaRicaNews.com of retirement, residency processes and other aspects of expat life in Costa Rica, this weekly publication has developed a loyal following of readers interested in getting questions answered before making the big move to retire here.

Low price of the dollar affects finances of private banks

by TCRN StaffThe sharp depreciation that has taken the dollar against the colon since August last year, have taken their toll on the finances...
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