Cielo Vista
Court orders new hearing to discuss proposed changes in mobile Internet rates
Business
674 views
Business
674 views

Court orders new hearing to discuss proposed changes in mobile Internet rates

L. Arias - October 7, 2014

The Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court, or Sala IV, on Monday evening ordered the Telecommunications Superintendency (SUTEL) to conduct a new study on current mobile market…

Supreme Court’s Constitutional Chamber to hold hearing on proposed mobile Internet rate changes
Business
662 views
Business
662 views

Supreme Court’s Constitutional Chamber to hold hearing on proposed mobile Internet rate changes

L. Arias - September 17, 2014

The Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court, or Sala IV, scheduled a hearing on Thursday at 9 a.m. for advocates and opponents of a proposed change in mobile Internet…

New banking consumer watchdog agency to open in November
Business
1031 views
Business
1031 views

New banking consumer watchdog agency to open in November

L. Arias - August 26, 2014

Not happy with your bank? Angry customers soon will be able to file complaints with a new Financial Services Ombudsman’s Office, which begins operating in November. The Costa…

Watch out for Mother’s Day sales tricks, says Economy Ministry
Business
999 views
Business
999 views

Watch out for Mother’s Day sales tricks, says Economy Ministry

L. Arias - August 12, 2014

Mother's Day, celebrated on Friday in Costa Rica, is one of the country's most popular – and lucrative – holidays, with some businesses offering month-long special pricing…

Supreme Court’s Constitutional Chamber suspends public hearing on proposed changes to mobile Internet rates
Business
828 views
Business
828 views

Supreme Court’s Constitutional Chamber suspends public hearing on proposed changes to mobile Internet rates

L. Arias - June 27, 2014

The Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court, or Sala IV, on Friday ordered the suspension of a July 1 hearing at the Telecommunications Superintendency (SUTEL) during which the…

President Solís to weigh in on proposed changes to Internet rates
Business
786 views4
Business
786 views4

President Solís to weigh in on proposed changes to Internet rates

L. Arias - June 26, 2014

President Luis Guillermo Solís has asked Guy de Teramond, a former minister of science and technology and one of the pioneers of the Internet in Costa Rica, and Alonso Castro, director…

Mobile users angry over proposed change in Internet rates
Consumer rights
1360 views3
Consumer rights
1360 views3

Mobile users angry over proposed change in Internet rates

L. Arias - June 12, 2014

The Telecommunications Superintendency (SUTEL) on July 1 will host a public hearing to propose a change in the way carriers charge for mobile Internet services. But angry…

Costa Rican rice producers fight elimination of gov’t-backed price controls
Business
1517 views1
Business
1517 views1

Costa Rican rice producers fight elimination of gov’t-backed price controls

L. Arias - May 7, 2014

According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, the per-kilogram price of rice in Costa Rica is the seventh highest in the world. The ranking was…

Study shows that Auto Mercado is the most expensive grocery chain in the country
Business
1495 views2
Business
1495 views2

Study shows that Auto Mercado is the most expensive grocery chain in the country

L. Arias - March 18, 2014

A comparative study of prices conducted by Costa Rica's Economy Ministry (MEIC) in 48 supermarkets across the country found huge differences in prices of basic foodstuffs. MEIC…

40 Costa Rican businesses called out for violating consumer law on exchange-rate use
Business
819 views1
Business
819 views1

40 Costa Rican businesses called out for violating consumer law on exchange-rate use

L. Arias - February 27, 2014

The Costa Rican Consumers Association filed complaints against 40 businesses for allegedly using dollar prices without visibly displaying the official exchange rate and for failing to use…

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!