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    Culture is not an expense, it is an investment: the Tico Artists’ cry against...

    In mourning, dozens of artists marched the morning and afternoon of this October 24th through the streets...

    8 deputies from 4 parties ask the President to veto the plan to revive...

    Eight deputies from four political parties on October 24th asked the President of the Republic, Carlos Alvarado...

    7 out of 10 Costa Ricans plan to spend less money this Christmas

    The end of an atypical year is approaching. The Covid-19 pandemic meant 2020 with health, economic, and...

    Dozens of Artisanal Fishermen Demonstrated against Trawling in front of the National Assembly

    A group of dozens of artisanal fishermen demonstrated against the reactivation of trawling on October 19 in...

    Soft Skills: Why are they important for Business during the Economic Recovery?

    Businesses face different challenges today. The preparation of employees in technical aspects or hard skills, such as...

    Costa Rica´s “Buyers Trade Mission”, this Year Virtual but equally Successful

    Every year Costa Rica carries out the Buyers Trade Mission (BTM) that seeks...

    “As it is not popular to go to war, it is not popular to...

    "I made an ungrateful commitment, also with these people, which was to preserve stability because it is...

    The Proteger Bonds Program will close in December, confirms the Minister of Social Development

    The Proteger Bonds program will have "its economic closure" in December with the forecast of having delivered...

    Costa Rican ranchers are trained to better manage risks on their farms

    An alliance between the National Insurance Institute (INS), the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAG), and the...

    Citizens Support Costa Rica’s Development Model Amid Economic and Health Crisis

    The impact derived from the health emergency caused by COVID-19 on the country's economic situation is undeniable,...

    Hotel Association Requests to the Government a Controlled Opening of Casinos within Its Accommodations

    The Hotel Association of Costa Rica sent a letter to government authorities in recent days, urging the...

    How Can Costa Rican Companies Operating in Australia Find the Top Criminal Record Check...

    In July 2016, a man in New Zealand was found to have funneled hundreds of thousands of...

    ICT and ACOPROT Launch Employment Exchange with 24 Categories of the Tourism Sector

    The tourism sector has been one of the most affected by COVID-19 pandemic, which has made thousands...

    President Alvarado Gives Important Announcements to the Nation

    President Carlos Alvarado announced, There will be no increases in the Value Added Tax, wages below...

    Franchise Summit Will Prepare this Sector for the Covid-19 Reality

    With more than 360 brands, of which 22% are national, franchises have been a source of employment...

    Central American Tourism Must be Reinvented

    The Secretary-General of the Central American Integration System (SG-SICA), Vinicio Cerezo, made a call in the 4th...

    “Cacao”, the Gift from the Gods that Seeks to Revive the Costa Rican Economy

    Cacao seeks to resurface in Costa Rica with fine and organic products, but also through tourism and...

    AGECO Provides Free Counseling to Those over 45 who are Unemployed or Want to...

    The Costa Rican Gerontological Association (AGECO) provides free advice for unemployed people or entrepreneurs who are over...

    Tico Construction Sector Exempted from VAT until 2021

    As of August 31st, 2021, construction projects will begin to collect VAT, after the exemption was approved...

    Costa Rica Launches Campaign to Attract Tourists from the United States and Canada

    Through the #MadeInCostaRica campaign, Costa Rica seeks to attract tourists from the North American market, driven by...

    Pandemic will Leave 47 million more Women in Poverty Worldwide, Widening the Gender Gap

    The Coronavirus Pandemic will push 47 million women and girls into poverty, thereby dramatically increasing the gap...

    Centaur Considers Absurd Regulation that Obliges Tourists to Pay a Tax to see Whales

    The National Chamber of Tourism (Canatur) considered a contradiction to the reality that the country's tourism faces...

    Sport Fishing Generates 13 thousand Jobs in the Country

    Representatives of the Costa Rican Federation of Sport Fishing (FECOP) stated that the sector generates around 13...

    Looking for a job? 3000 coffee picking opportunities are available in Central Valley

    Coffee cooperatives announced the opening of 3,000 jobs for coffee harvesting in different farms located in the...

    60.3% of Women in Costa Rica Made Adjustments in their Household Habits Due to...

    60.3% of women in Costa Rica made adjustments in household habits to mitigate the economic effects of...

    AyA Suspends Water Service Cuts Due to Delay Payment until September

    The Costa Rican Institute of Aqueducts and Sewers (AyA) announced on August 21st that it will suspend...

    Costa Rica is the Central American Country that has resorted to More Effective Economic...

    Each Central American country has sought a way to alleviate, through economic policy, the effects of the...

    As of Midnight August 18th and Until July 2021, Tourist Activities Will Not Pay...

    Tourist services will not have to pay the Value Added Tax (IVA in Spanish) until July 1st,...

    Bicycle Madness in Costa Rica Shoots up Sales by up to 100%

    Bicycle sales have soared by as much as 100% since mid-April, in numbers only comparable to those...

    46 out of 100 Costa Ricans Have Serious Debt Problems during the Pandemic

    Debt is a problem that has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 Pandemic since 46 out of 100...

    Impoverished Costa Rican Families Will Receive Financial Support for Funerals of Death by COVID-19

    The National Joint Institute for Social Assistance (IMAS) announced a program to finance the burials of those...

    Employers May Reactivate, for Specific Terms, Suspended Employment Contracts

    Employers are now allowed, as of August 12th, to resume, for specific periods, the suspended labor contracts...

    President of Panama, Assured that he is Open to Dialogue with Costa Rica to...

    Laurentino Cortizo, president of Panama, assured that he is open to dialogue with Costa Rica to resolve...

    Value Added Tax for the Tourism Sector is suspended Until June 2021

    Tourist services will not have to pay the 4% of Value Added Tax (VAT), after the approval...

    Costa Rica Declares Coffee as a National Symbol

    The President of the Republic, Carlos Alvarado and the Ministers of Agriculture and Livestock, Renato Alvarado; of...

    Government Intends to Establish a “Coordinated Route Towards a Green Urban Economy”

    In an alliance with local governments, the national administration will seek to promote a bill that aims...

    What are the Alternatives for the Cultivation and Processing of Cannabis/Hemp in Costa Rica?

    In recent days, the TCRN team had a conversation with the Deputy of Costa Rican Legislative Assembly,...

    Costa Rican President Proposes Economic “Vaccine” at OECD Summit to Overcome Effects of the...

    The President of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado, pleaded to the OECD Summit for international financing in favorable...

    Legislative Assembly Fast Tracks Law Project Seeking Moratorium on Value Added Tax for the...

    The project "Law of Moratorium on the Value Added Tax for the Basic Food List, Home Rentals...

    These are the Financial Support Measures Created by CCSS for Overcoming the COVID-19 Pandemic...

    The financial measures adopted by the Costa Rican Social Security Fund (CCSS) have been re-adjusted for allowing...
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