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President-elect Solís announces upcoming US trip to court investors
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President-elect Solís announces upcoming US trip to court investors

L. Arias - April 30, 2014

President-elect Luis Guillermo Solís pledged on Tuesday to maintain and improve the business climate in Costa Rica to help draw more foreign investment to the country. Solís…

As Intel scales down, Costa Rica looks to boost medical equipment manufacturing
Foreign investment
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Foreign investment
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As Intel scales down, Costa Rica looks to boost medical equipment manufacturing

The Tico Times - April 11, 2014

President Laura Chinchilla and President-elect Luis Guillermo Solís wrangled this week with the political consequences of microchip giant Intel’s exit from Costa Rica, while observers search for…

Bank of America, Intel announce thousands of layoffs in Costa Rica
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Business
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Bank of America, Intel announce thousands of layoffs in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - April 8, 2014

Costa Rica’s high-tech and service industries took a hard hit Tuesday as microchip manufacturer Intel and Bank of America announced roughly 3,000 layoffs between the two companies.…

Bill to discourage short-term investments from abroad too little, too late, says Central Bank president
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Business
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Bill to discourage short-term investments from abroad too little, too late, says Central Bank president

L. Arias - February 11, 2014

All but eight of 44 lawmakers present in the Legislative Assembly Monday night passed a bill in a first-round vote to discourage short-term investments from abroad when…

Starbucks to open fourth store in Costa Rica in March
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Business
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Starbucks to open fourth store in Costa Rica in March

L. Arias - January 29, 2014

Seattle-based coffee chain Starbucks will open its first store in eastern San José in March, the company’s fourth in Costa Rica. The new store will be located…

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