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Costa Rica unemployment rate at 17.7%

Unemployment in Costa Rica was 17.7% in the moving quarter from March to May 2021, according to the  National Institute of Statistics and Census (Inec).

Costa Rica unemployment rate falls slightly to 17.3%

Unemployment in Costa Rica was 17.3% in the moving quarter from February to April 2021, according to the National Institute of Statistics and Census (Inec).

Costa Rica unemployment rate remains elevated at 18.7%

Unemployment in Costa Rica was 18.7% in the moving quarter from January to March 2021, according to the National Institute of Statistics and Census (Inec). 

Costa Rica unemployment rate remains among world’s highest

Unemployment in Costa Rica fell to 18.5% in the moving quarter from December to February, according to the National Institute of Statistics and Census (Inec).

Fitch maintains Costa Rica’s ‘B’ rating with negative outlook

It’s déjà vu all over again for Costa Rica’s investment rating.

Costa Rica creates commission to address gender unemployment gap

In context of International Women's Day, Costa Rican leaders on Monday signed a decree to create a commission to address the country's unemployment gap. 
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Guatemala Issues Historic Apology for Black Market Adoptions

Guatemala's president on Friday offered an official apology to one of the many families whose children were taken away and adopted abroad in a...

Central American Countries Declare Emergency as Dengue Deaths Rise

A hundred people have died this year from a dengue outbreak in Central America, where the most affected country is Guatemala, with half of...

Maritime Patrols Intensify as Panama Tightens Border Control

Panama reinforced maritime surveillance on Thursday, after closing some passages in the Darién jungle to control the arrival of migrants traveling to the United...