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Employment outlook among industrial sector shows no improvement

Industrial entrepreneurs consider the country's high electricity tariffs as the main factor affecting their companies’ competitiveness, as well as costs of social security, high fuel prices, bad road infrastructure, unfair competition from informal businesses, and high taxes.

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Crocodiles Endure “the most polluted river” in Costa Rica

The site of dozens of huge crocodiles are looming...

Rural Tourism in Costa Rica’s Pérez Zeledón

Pérez Zeledón is in the southern region of Costa...

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Costa Rica Travel: Barrio Escalante among ‘Coolest Neighborhoods’

Barrio Escalante, located in Costa Rica's capital city San José, was among those selected in the 'Coolest Neighborhoods' category by Time Out magazine. The...

Waldorf Astoria Hotel to Open in Costa Rica in 2025

The new Waldorf Astoria Guanacaste Hotel from Hilton's luxury portfolio is under construction in Playa Penca, Costa Rica, and will be inaugurated in 2025. The...

Costa Rica Boy Snatched By Crocodile In Front Of His Family

Costa Rica authorities continued their search for a small boy that was attacked by a large crocodile late Sunday afternoon. The boy was spending...

Costa Rica vs Spain World Cup Match: How bad was it?

Costa Rica got their World Cup campaign off to the worst possible start, as they suffered their heaviest-ever defeat at a World Cup, going...

Costa Rica Corporations: Basic Maintenance

Many corporations in Costa Rica are for minimal use, such as, holding a property, a vehicle or other assets. These corporations have no real...

Costa Rica’s Juan Santamaría International Airport Opens New Food Section

On Tuesday, a new commercial area was inaugurated inside the Juan Santamaría International Airport. The two-story building has modern furnishings, state-of-the-art equipment and innovative and...

Migrants Return to Venezuela After US Veto

Amid hugs, tears of joy and frustration, hundreds of Venezuelan migrants returned to their country on Wednesday after a failed attempt to reach the...

Gisele Bündchen Enjoys Costa Rica Vacation Following Brady Divorce

Brazilian Supermodel Gisele Bündchen was spotted enjoying a relaxing vacation in Costa Rica after some tough weeks following her divorce from NFL superstar Tom...

Costa Rica Ends Search for Plane Crash with German Fitness Billionaire

Costa Rican authorities on Tuesday ended the search for the plane in which German billionaire Rainer Schaller and his family were traveling, nearly two...

The Race for Lithium in Latin America

The immense puzzle of turquoise pools contrasts with a salt desert that seems infinite, a recurring landscape in the confines of Chile, Argentina and...
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The Proposed Digital Asset Law for Costa Rica

There is a formal proposal to create a new law that will regulate the digital asset (DA) market in Costa Rica. This proposal, which...

FECOP Shows How VR Helps Fight Illegal Fishing in Costa Rica

Officials from the Public Ministry, judges, prosecutors, Judicial Investigation Agency (OIJ), the National Coast Guard (SNG), and INCOPESCA received a specialized course on illegal...

1621 Was Not the First Time Thanksgiving was Celebrated

Those of us from the United States might think we hold the patent on the concept of Thanksgiving. Indeed, the November observance is one...

America’s Greatest Gift: A Costa Rica Thanksgiving Story

Wondering where I was going to get the pan drippings for the gravy and mashed potatoes I agreed to make for an expat Thanksgiving...

Wildlife Summit in Panama to Vote on ‘Historic’ Shark Protections

A summit on the international trade in endangered species will decide Thursday whether to ratify a "historic" proposal to protect sharks, a move that...
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