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Op-ed: Let’s see a Trans-Pacific Partnership that respects workers’ rights

The Trans-Pacific Partnership being negotiated between the United States and 11 other Pacific Rim nations has been characterized as the most progressive trade agreement in our history, with the strongest labor and environment provisions ever. But what is the benchmark?

US lawmakers ease Obama’s path to Pacific trade deal

The Trans-Pacific Partnership is a trade framework negotiated between Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States and Vietnam. Costa Rica has expressed interest in joining.

US, Latin American leaders push hard for proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership

WASHINGTON, D.C. – If someone asked you to excite your friends and colleagues about the potential of TPA and what it could do for TPP – and ultimately TTIP – the request might sound like an alphabet-soup of gibberish.

Chilean entrepreneurs looking for business partners in Costa Rica

A group of small and medium Chilean companies, mostly providers of health and cosmetics products and services, this week are visiting the country to seek business opportunities.

Costa Rican legislature ratifies free trade agreement with Colombia

The Legislative Assembly of Costa Rica ratified a free trade agreement with Colombia on Thursday night that covers approximately 70 percent of exports from both countries, according to an official source on Friday.
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Preserving Costa Rica’s Sloths Through Education and Habitat Conservation

The lack of public awareness regarding the specific needs of sloths and how to protect them, as well as uncontrolled and unplanned urban expansion...

Red Cross Rescues Seven in Costa Rica’s Braulio Carillo National Park

On Sunday, a coordinated rescue operation by the Red Cross successfully located and rescued seven individuals who had been reported missing in Braulio Carillo...

Costa Rica’s President’s Controversial Statement on Gandoca Manzanillo Refuge Development

President Rodrigo Chaves addressed the environmental complaint about the illegal logging of trees in the Gandoca Manzanillo Refuge. "We have to keep an eye...