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    Government Launches Tourism Campaign to Promote Development and Economic Reactivation of Limón

    Intended for national tourists, last Friday was launched the advertising campaign "Come to Limón! What do you like to do in the Caribbean?", an...

    Costa Rican Chamber of Construction Requests National Authorities to Intervene the AyA

    Through an open letter to the President of the Republic, the Costa Rican Chamber of Construction requests the immediate intervention of the Costa Rican...

    Import of Electric Vehicles to Costa Rica Increased 775% from 2017 to 2018

    In Costa Rica, the approval of the Law of Incentives and Promotion for the Electric Transport aroused a greater interest of the...

    Diplomats Appointed by Nicolás Maduro Have 2 Months to Leave Costa Rica

    The 3 diplomats appointed by Nicolás Maduro in Costa Rica will have to retire within the next 2 months, according to the announcement of...

    Government Warns about Online Purchase

    The online purchase of medicines, cosmetics, natural products, plants or living things will bring you more problems than benefits, as they are products that...

    Government Seeks Internet Connection for 4,659 Educational Centers

    The Government of Costa Rica aims to create a nationwide broadband network so that 4,659 schools can have an Internet connection. This was announced...
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    Government of Costa Rica Offered to Receive 10 Million Stateless People

    10 million people could live in Costa Rica thanks to the fact that the President Luis Guillermo Solís and the Chancellor Manuel González signed...
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    Aliens or Atlantis? Who Made Costa Rica’s Stone Spheres?

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Costa Rica is renowned for its biodiversity and hundreds of kilometers of untouched beaches, but it's also home to...
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    Just How Popular Is Trump’s Agenda, Anyway?

    By German Carias Like virtually all of his predecessors, U.S. President Donald Trump has an ambitious policy agenda. And also like virtually all of his predecessors,...
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    The New Colombian Government – Farc Peace Accord

    Most people in Colombia voted for the “NO” option in their recent referendum, and rejected a previous deal signed by the government and the...

    President strictly warns against taxi driver protest

    With strong tone and strict form, the President of the Republic, Luis Guillermo Solis, warned on Friday that he will not tolerate taxi driver blockades...

    Jamaica Pays Oil Debts to Venezuela in Food

    Rather than cash the Jamaican Government has announced it intends to pay oil debts it owes to Venezuela in the form of food, medication,...

    Women from Leon XIII Clean Up Their Community

    Some 50 members of The Association of Improvement in Leon XIII participated in the cleaning of the community of Garabito as a part of...

    Efficient system of public transport, where are you?

    An efficient system of public transport has taken a very long time to be established. Why? It can be explained in part by the...

    Women leaders want half of the Executive Power

    The idea that women occupy half of the high positions of the Executive Branch has the support of various women leaders. Larger feminine participation would...

    Learn why fuel is so expensive in Costa Rica

    Have you ever wondered where the thousands of millions of colones go that drivers spend every day on each liter of fuel? It is common to...

    Government proposes 1.453% of GDP to public universities

    The government proposed Thursday that the percentage of the gross domestic product (GDP) determined for public universities that benefit from the Special Fund for Higher...

    Government project to put non-violent criminals to work

    The government of Luis Guillermo Solis presented a draft law before the Legislative Assembly that aims to put to work criminals convicted of nonviolent crimes...

    Costa Rica and Canada fight climate change

    Costa Rica and Canada are in talks. They expect to work together to reduce climate change and achieve the agreement signed in Paris last...

    Local government maintains faith to finish bicycle path this year

    The local government of San Jose (MSJ) is hoping to finish the bicycle path, which connects the center of the capital with La Sabana...

    Government proposes 0.5% wage increase for the private sector

    The novel continues regarding the wage increases for the private sector. This Wednesday the Government of the Republic proposed an increase of 0.5% for...

    Mayor Petitions Costa Rica Government to Change Forestry Law in Light of Cypress Deforestation...

    The mayor of San Rafael de Heredia, Jorge Isaac Paniagua, has asked the Commission for Environmental Affairs of the Legislative Assembly to reform the...

    Nine More Costa Rican Companies Receive the Carbon Neutral Seal of Approval

    The Costa Rica Ministry of Environment and Energy (MINAE) presented nine more companies with the Carbon Neutral (C-Neutral) seal, reported an official source. Of the...

    President Solis Will Visit Keylor Navas at the Real Madrid Stadium in March

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - President Luis Guillermo Solis will visit the Real Madrid stadium and meet with Keylor Navas during his European...

    Costa Rica Develops New Green Vehicle Program to Further Reduce the Country’s Carbon Footprint

    The Costa Rica government has announced the development of the Acquisition Program for Efficient Vehicles (PAVE) which will promote a reduction of national energy consumption...

    Gallo Pinto for Everyone! Costa Rica Rice Prices Will Go Down 52 Colones Per...

    The Costa Rica government decreed that the price for 2 kilos of rice (quality 80/20) will go down ₡52 per bag starting on June 8...

    Costa Rica Government Admits They Have Not Lowered Electricity Rates as Promised

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The Minister of Environment and Energy (MINAE), Edgar Gutiérrez, acknowledged to ADN Radio 90.7 FM how difficult it...

    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...

    MINAE, SENASA, and the Humane Society International Join Forces to Push Animal Rights Initiatives...

    The National Animal Health Service (SENASA) and the Ministry of Environment and Energy (MINAE) of Costa Rica have joined forces with the Humane Society...

    Costa Rican Government Issues Official Statement in Response to Venezuelan Politicians’ Request for Asylum

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The Costa Rica government has expressed concern about recent events in Venezuela, calling for dialogue where "democratic balances" are...

    Mexican Director Flies Home With Four Oscars for His Film ‘Birdman’; Claims Michael Keaton’s...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Mexican director Alejandro González Iñárritu was the big winner of the 2015 Oscars with his film Birdman, a...

    Savings Alert: Local Costa Rica Bean Producer Lowers Their Prices by 200 Colones Per...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The price of Don Pedro dried beans went down from ¢150 to ¢210 for February. The packaging cost for...

    Costa Rica Moves Forward With Plans to Use Burned Trash for a Waste-to-Energy Recycling...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - A regulation for solid waste management by municipalities will be published in March, allowing local Costa Rica governments to generate...

    Puriscal Proposes Plan to Make the Canton an Eco Destination

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The Costa Rica canton of Puriscal has committed to becoming making the canton an eco tourism destination. President Luis...

    Independent Costa Rica Farmers Will Benefit From Coca-Cola’s Citrus Expansion Project

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The US soft drink giant, Coca-Cola, has presented a proposal to the Costa Rica government to increase citrus...

    Costa Rica Seeks $302.9 Million for Renewable Energy Advancements and Border Crossing Modernizations

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Costa Rica will work on the modernization of its border crossings and boost renewable energy in 2015. To accomplish...

    Is Latin America a Victim of Consumerism? Uruguay’s President Announces This Belief at the...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - What can be more powerful than a nation's army?  According to the President of Uruguay, it's the way...

    Costa Rica Offers Condolences to King Abdullah’s Family and to the Saudi People on...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The Costa Rica government expressed its condolences on the death of the king of Saudi Arabia, Abdullah Bin Abdelaziz,...

    Study Shows That Costa Rica and Uruguay Have the Best Democracies in Latin America

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Uruguay and Costa Rica are the most democratic Latin American nations, according to a report from the Economist...

    Experts Believe 2015 Will be a Good Construction Year for Costa Rica With 15%...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Experts predict that the year ahead will show a drastic rebound in the construction sector of Costa Rica. This...
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