Economy

Costa Rica Achieves a “Green Miracle” Thanks to the Citrus Crop

Through the orange wastes that were dumped in the Guanacaste conservation area in northern Costa Rica, 3 hectares that were once deserted were reforested. To get an idea of the proportion of the size of land recovered,...

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...
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Costa Rica Recognized As the Leader in All Latin America for Overcom-ing Breast Cancer

Recently it was made known through the international study: “Facts and figures about cancer in 2018” of...
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Solar Energy in Costa Rica, Its Present Status and the Aim for Future Growth

Everything has a purpose in life, which is why from The Costa Rica News (TCRN), we want on this occasion we want...

Costa Rica Achieves a “Green Miracle” Thanks to the Citrus Crop

Through the orange wastes that were dumped in the Guanacaste conservation area in northern Costa Rica, 3 hectares that were once deserted...

The Costa Rican Health System Aims To Be One of the Best in the World

A report was recently presented at the 57th session of the Directing Council of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) in Washington,...

The Climate Change Crisis Viewed From a Costa Rican Perspective

In The Costa Rica News (TCRN), we have been constantly making known everything that happens in Costa Rica from a positive perspective,...
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