Economy

Costa Rica Is the Most Exporting Country in Central America

The Presidents and Executive Directors of COEXPORT of El Salvador, AGEXPORT of Guatemala, FPX of Honduras, APEN of Nicaragua, CADEXCO of Costa Rica, APEX of Panama, and ADOEXPO Dominican Republic, who are members of the Federation of...

How Much Does It Cost To Live In Costa Rica?

If you are one of the people who want to live in this tropical paradise called Costa Rica for an indefinite period, you might want to know how much it costs to live here, especially with regards...

European Union Highlights Costa Rica’s Huge Business Potencial

The European Union (EU) since 2013 has been making commercial deals within the framework of the association agreements with Central American countries, highlighting among these Costa Rica for its enormous commercial potential.

Dollar Exchange Rate Keeps Falling as the Year Ends

Alarms went on at the end of 2018 for debtors in US currency and importers, when the dollar rate was around ¢ 630. But then, there were times when an exchange rate was reported that is currently...

The Money Factor in a Romantic Relationship: a Delicate Subject

You do not have to bring up the subject on the first date, nor on the second but at some point in your relationship have you to deal with the uncomfortable issue of money. How much do you earn?...

Banco Nacional Saved € 474 Million through Environmental Management

Recently Costa Rica's Banco Nacional hit a note of excellence in terms of its environmental management. The bank achieved this by creating sustainable consumption habits, fostering the formation of committees and by developing good environmental practices.  Its efforts also...

Differences Among the Low Cost Airlines that Fly to Costa Rica

"Low cost” airlines all try to offer their passengers the best prices on the routes they operate, meaning the cheapest air tickets possible. A way to differentiate from the competition is the extras offered. They are associated with services...

Tourism: One of the Main Driving Forces of Costa Rica’s Economy

Tourism in Costa Rica is one of the fastest-growing economic sectors of the country. Since 1995 it represents the first source of foreign exchange in the economy, generating more income than the export of its traditional crops such as...

Costa Rica’s Demographic Behavior: Present and Future

Costa Rica’s population structure is in the so-called "demographic bonus", which means a relative increase in the population in active ages, concerning the population in ages of economic dependence; this scenario represents an opportunity for the generation of a...

Five Successful Years Celebrating the National Seed Festival

For the fifth consecutive year, Costa Ricans and tourists alike have enjoyed the Costa Rican "Seed Festival" for free in the Tinamastes de Barú lounge, held from nine in the morning until five in the afternoon on August 3.
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Dengue Fever Is Doing The Rounds in Costa Rica

Recently it was known through the Ministry of Health of Costa Rica an increase of 160% in...
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Only through Science the World Population Will Be Fed in 30 Years

Science and innovation seem to be the answer to the problem of how to feed the world population in 2050, with fewer...

Have You Visited La Amistad International Park?: A World Heritage Site

La Amistad International Park (PILA) is located in the Cordillera de Talamanca, about 280 kilometers (km) from San José, the capital of...

San Carlos Hospital Opens Yoga Course for Pregnant Teenagers

A new opportunity to help pregnant teenagers get ahead, forgive and empower themselves opened the San Carlos Hospital through a prenatal yoga...

10 reasons why Costa Rica is the Most Beautiful Country in the World

The beauty of its beaches, the attractive landscapes of its national parks, impressive volcanoes, imposing mountains, a variety of flora and fauna,...
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