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Higher gas prices, taxi fares in Costa Rica start Friday
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Higher gas prices, taxi fares in Costa Rica start Friday

L. Arias - August 27, 2015

A decree setting higher taxi fares and gas prices appeared Thursday in the official newspaper La Gaceta, meaning the hikes will take effect starting Friday. The Public Services Regulatory…

Gas prices, bus fares in Costa Rica could soon drop
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Gas prices, bus fares in Costa Rica could soon drop

L. Arias - August 17, 2015

The Public Services Regulatory Authority (ARESEP) on Monday started evaluating a request to lower gas prices that could benefit motorists starting in September. Costa Rica's National Oil Refinery (RECOPE)…

Gas prices to drop in August
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Gas prices to drop in August

L. Arias - July 6, 2015

Fuel prices at the pump will be ₡4.74 cheaper per liter starting next month, following orders signed by the Public Services Regulatory Authority (ARESEP) last Friday. ARESEP officially…

Costa Rica’s oil refinery wants to increase fuel prices – again
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Costa Rica’s oil refinery wants to increase fuel prices – again

L. Arias - May 27, 2015

Higher fuel prices approved last Friday haven't even gone into effect yet, but that hasn't stopped the National Oil Refinery (RECOPE) from seeking a new hike of ₡9…

Gas prices could rise in Costa Rica following request from state oil refinery
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Gas prices could rise in Costa Rica following request from state oil refinery

L. Arias - May 11, 2015

Per liter prices of gas could go up again in June if a petition filed last Friday by the Costa Rican Oil Refinery (RECOPE) gets approved. The refinery submitted…

State-owned oil refinery forced to return improperly spent funds through new cut in fuel prices
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State-owned oil refinery forced to return improperly spent funds through new cut in fuel prices

L. Arias - April 29, 2015

The Public Services Regulatory Authority (ARESEP) on Wednesday ordered the state-owned Costa Rican Oil Refinery (RECOPE) to lower fuel prices in order to return to the public ₡1,109…

Regulatory Authority approves lower prices for most fuels
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Regulatory Authority approves lower prices for most fuels

L. Arias - April 27, 2015

Following an increase approved earlier this month, the Public Services Regulatory Authority (ARESEP) on Friday authorized a new reduction in the prices of diesel, "Super" gasoline and…

Higher gas prices expected this week
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Higher gas prices expected this week

L. Arias - April 6, 2015

Costa Ricans who spent their wad over the Holy Week holiday will have to face higher gas prices as part of their welcome back to reality. The Public…

Gas prices to go up this week
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Gas prices to go up this week

L. Arias - March 2, 2015

The Public Services Regulatory Authority approved an increase in fuel prices that will raise the per-liter price up to ₡42 later this week. The increase is the first this…

This year’s first price increase at the pump could start next month
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This year’s first price increase at the pump could start next month

L. Arias - February 13, 2015

The National Oil Refinery (RECOPE) on Friday filed its first request of the year for a fuel price increase, which would take effect in March, if approved. The Public…