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    Costa Rican tomatoes bound for U.S. market

    “Costa Rica is lining up to fill a gap between the winter and spring tomato greenhouse deal,” said Paul Mastronardi, executive vice president for...

    US Companies see Costa Rica as attractive

    Costa Rica has seen a surge of foreign business investment and expansion interest this year. While there has been some scaling down, the need...

    Costa Rica expects EU offer on bananas next month

    DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 30 (Reuters) - Costa Rica expects the European Union to make a new offer on bananas next month in an attempt...

    Singapore Set to Negotiate Free Trade Agreement

    Costa Rica and Singapore will begin negotiating a free trade agreement on April 20, the foreign trade ministry announced on Thursday. The first meeting will...

    Costa Rica’s Largest Telecommunications Operator Awards Airspan Networks 12.5 Million Contract

    I.C.E. Has Undertaken a Substantial Residential and Business Subscriber Expansion of Next-Generation Advanced Services in the Country With Airspan's WiMAX Productsbr> January 20, 2009:...

    Costa Rica’s first Jatropha Conference

    On April 1st – 4rd 2009 the Costa Rican central pacific region hosted the Jatropha Harvest Experience Costa Rica 2009, a first of its...

    Costa Rica Joins World Green Building Council

    The Costa Rica chapter of the Green Building Council (www.crgbc.org) was notified of induction into the World Green Building Council (www.worldgbc.org) on March 24,...

    Costa Rica and France battle climate change

    Brice Lalone has been appointed by the French Government to lead France's policies in their battle against climate change. Brice and France's Environment, Energy &...

    Major Insurance and Reinsurance Developments in 2008

    Although all of the Latin American jurisdictions had notable regulatory and market developments in 2008, Costa Rica stands out as particularly significant given the...

    Alvarion Bags $6 Million WiMAX Contract from ICE of Costa Rica

    By Rajani Baburajan TMCnet Contributing Editor Alvarion, a provider of Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX (News - Alert)) and wireless broadband solutions, has bagged...

    Medical Tourism and Healthcare in Costa Rica: Part IV

    What is the quality of Costa Rica’s healthcare system? The short answer is very good. It might come as a surprise to many, but a...

    Costa Rica focuses on closer commercial ties

    ISTANBUL - Costa Rica is looking to develop closer commercial and political ties with Turkey, says Serhan Süzer, Costa Rica's honorary consul in Istanbul....

    Costa Rica Leads the Way in Ecotourism

    A world leader in ecotourism, Costa Rica is a country that promotes nature conservation instead of the ruthless exploitation of natural resources, and wildlife-watching...

    Alvarion Awarded 6Million Contract by ICE

    Alvarion to Implement Turnkey Project with Its Leading Mobile WiMAX(TM) Solution, Enable Advanced Broadband Service in San Jose and Rural Areas of Limon The world's...

    Costa Rican Investors shift focus to Biofuels

    Biofuel investing has seen a sharp rise over the past year, but spiked just since President Obama took office. Obama’s push for green energy...

    Medical Tourism and Healthcare in Costa Rica: Part III

    Why would someone from a developed country like the U.S. or Canada go to a developing country like Costa Rica for medical care? Quality! The third...

    Costa Rica Wary of Trade With China

    SAN JOSE -- Costa Rica's manufacturers are asking to be excluded from the free trade treaty the Central American country plans to negotiate with...

    Costa Rica Promotes Greener Air Travel

    Costa Rica is hoping for a big jump in its Clean Trips (Viajes Limpios) programme, which allows air passengers to offset the climate-changing gas...

    Medical Tourism and Healthcare in Costa Rica: Part II

    Why would someone from a developed country like the U.S. or Canada go to a developing country like Costa Rica for medical care? There are...

    Ormat for 65M geothermal deal

    Nevada firm plans second project with utility Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad. Reno, Nev.-based Ormat Technologies (NYSE: ORA) is preparing to start its second geothermal project...

    JetBlue to fly to Costa Rica

    JetBlue announced plans Wednesday to begin service to Costa Rica, a route that would be the carrier's first to Central America. Starting March 26,...

    Medical Tourism and Healthcare in Costa Rica: Part I

    "The closest thing to heaven on earth.” That is how the National Geographic Channel rated Costa Rica in 2008. With its beautiful beaches, numerous volcanoes, and...

    IATA Blasts Proposed Costa Rica Entry TaxIATA Blasts Proposed Costa Rica Entry Tax

    Costa Rica is considering levying a $15 tax on international passengers arriving in the country, causing the airline industry, represented by IATA, to cry...

    Ending 4-year battle Costa Rica approves CAFTA

    SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — Costa Rica is finally ready to join the Central American Free Trade Agreement after a four-year battle in...

    Conscientious Tourism: Costa Rican vanilla crop failure opens a window of opportunity

    Costa Rica has been living through an unprecedented tourism boom that is rapidly transforming the small Central American country. More than two million tourists...

    Jatropha Harvest Experience

    UNITED BIOFUELS OF AMERICA The Jatropha Harvest Experience 2009 is a 3 day hands on workshop of the complete plantation process from planting to...

    Costa Rica takes leading role in Biofuels

    The Costa Rica Seed Company has achieved great success in 2008 and has established themselves as Jatropha Biofuel leaders in North & Central America. The...

    Costa Rica to Lead Executive Council of the World Tourism Organization

    The Country Recognized for Its Leadership in Sustainable Tourism Development Costa Rica, the leader and pioneer of sustainable tourism, has been chosen to head the...

    Costa Rica Min: Ready To Begin China Free-Trade Talks

    SAN JOSE (AFP)--Costa Rica is prepared to negotiate a free trade deal with China next year, the foreign trade minister said here Monday ahead...

    Costa Rica’s Economy is 64.8% Free

    Costa Rica's economy is 64.8 percent free, according to our 2008 assessment, which makes it the world's 49th freest economy. Its overall score is 0.2...

    Costa Rican bananas to achieve carbon neutrality in four years

    The Costa Rican banana industry is the first banana industry in the world to put in place a coherent and holistic environmental strategy in...
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    NatureAir Launches Educational Eco-Tourism Blog

    Today NatureAir, the world's first certified carbon neutral airline, announced the official launch of its Nature Blog. The blog was created to help educate...

    Tours offer glimpse of sea turtle nesting

    The beach is pitch black, except for the light from the stars dancing across the sky. The ocean waves pound. And right in front...
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