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Costa Rica-based Bayer office to double in size
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica-based Bayer office to double in size

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 13, 2019

Bayer has announced that its Costa Rica-based Shared Services Center will double in size over the coming months. The multi-national pharmaceutical company said the Shared Services Center,…

Apply now: Bean Voyage launches fellowship to drive social change in Costa Rica
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Coffee
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Apply now: Bean Voyage launches fellowship to drive social change in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - May 17, 2019

The non-governmental organization Bean Voyage is currently accepting applications for its new youth fellowship program. The program is meant to "provide young people (ages 20-25) with the…

Coffee expo showcases ‘vandola,’ the Costa Rican coffee pour-over brewer
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Business
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Coffee expo showcases ‘vandola,’ the Costa Rican coffee pour-over brewer

Jacob Spetzler - May 11, 2019

ALAJUELA — Over the course of three days, the south side of the City Mall is turning visitors’ attentions to chocolate and coffee. [caption id="attachment_125645" align="alignleft" width="400"]…

Buying a Property in Costa Rica – Things to Remember
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Real Estate
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Buying a Property in Costa Rica – Things to Remember

Richard Lacey / Coldwell Banker Tamarindo - April 8, 2019

Buying a property in Costa Rica — 5 things you may not have thought of There are a thousand reasons expats love Costa Rica: from the miles…

Starbucks investigating climate-change resistant coffee in Costa Rica
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Coffee
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Starbucks investigating climate-change resistant coffee in Costa Rica

AFP and The Tico Times - March 9, 2019

The United States-based company Starbucks signed an agreement Friday in Costa Rica to support the research of variants of coffee resistant to diseases and adaptable to climate…

Help wanted: Job fair aims to fill 3,800 positions
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Job offers
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Help wanted: Job fair aims to fill 3,800 positions

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 10, 2019

The Costa Rican Investment Board (CINDE) will host its 14th annual job fair on Feb. 22-24 at the Convention Center of Costa Rica in Cariari, Heredia. More than…

Uber: Proposed law a start, but ‘far from a proposal that encourages innovation’
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Uber
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Uber: Proposed law a start, but ‘far from a proposal that encourages innovation’

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 23, 2019

Uber on Wednesday issued a press release criticizing the Costa Rican government's proposed law that would formally legalize ride-sharing platforms in the country. The law would designate…

Costa Rica proposes law to legalize (and tax) ride-hailing app Uber
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica proposes law to legalize (and tax) ride-hailing app Uber

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 23, 2019

Uber’s questionable legal standing in Costa Rica may soon reach a resolution. The country’s Executive Branch on Tuesday proposed a law that will allow “taxi drivers and…

Costa Rica reduces fiscal deficit more than anticipated
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Economy
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Costa Rica reduces fiscal deficit more than anticipated

AFP and The Tico Times - January 22, 2019

Costa Rica closed 2018 with a fiscal deficit of 6 percent of its GDP, below the 7.2 percent that had been projected by the Central Bank, President…

Costa Rican crypto: The Bitcoin economy in Costa Rica
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Bitcoin
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Costa Rican crypto: The Bitcoin economy in Costa Rica

Duncan Anderson - January 4, 2019

Costa Ricans can legally receive part of their salary in cryptocurrency, and given the impending financial crisis in Costa Rica, does it make sense to do so?…

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