After Much Debate, Costa Rica Approves the $395 Million Chinese Loan for Route 32...

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - After an intense discussion and amid doubts from some lawmakers, Congress approved a loan for $395 million with...

Central Bank Projects Export Decline but Balance with Higher Profits

Rodrigo Bolaños, President of the Central Bank of Costa Rica (BCCR), said this year may reduce the level of the country's exports, the result...

National Parks in Costa Rica Will Offer Free Internet to Their Visitors

Within the framework of the Digital Transformation Strategy towards Costa Rica of Bicentennial 4.0, work is being carried out on the implementation of the...

Chinchilla Secures $35 Million for New Technologies in Costa Rica

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - President Laura Chinchilla has signed a bill to allocate $35 million (17 billion colones) to promote competitiveness, productivity...

Prices of Goods and Services Increased 1.02% During February

Prices of goods and services increased 1.02% during the month of February, in relation to the level of prices in January, according to the...

Bright outlook for Central American Coffee

An increased investment in coffee farms, climate forecasts and high harvest expected in the coming months will help to boost coffee production in Central...

Costa Rica's Rainy Season Increases Landslides for Over Half the Country

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Over  60% of the Costa Rica is mountainous, so this percentage is prone to landslides and mudslides, especially...

Costa Rican Congressman Introduces New 'Sextortion' Bill with Penalties

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Deputy Jose Alfaro presented a bill on Tuesday to sanction what they call "revenge porn" or "sextortion" which...

Dominican Republic working to eradicate child laborRepública Dominicana busca erradicar el trabajo infantil

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic – The number of children working in dangerous or illegal jobs fell 14% in the past 10 years in the...

Julian Assange Granted Asylum by Ecuador But Britain May Enter Embassy

In a televised announcement Thursday, Foreign Minister Ricardo Patiño said Ecuador will grant asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. The British government called the decision...
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