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In Costa Rica, companies make social and environmental commitments
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In Costa Rica, companies make social and environmental commitments

AFP and The Tico Times - November 3, 2019

An international business organization met Friday with its colleagues in Costa Rica in search of allies willing to adhere to the commitment to seek a social and…

Walmart now sells Costa Rican coffee under its ‘Great Value’ brand
Business
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Business
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Walmart now sells Costa Rican coffee under its ‘Great Value’ brand

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 17, 2019

Walmart's presence in Costa Rica is seemingly inescapable. In addition to the 12 Walmart Supercenters it operates in Costa Rica, the multinational retail corporation also owns 210…

Government will present plan hoping to spark Costa Rica’s economic growth
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Government will present plan hoping to spark Costa Rica’s economic growth

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 2, 2019

President Carlos Alvarado has said that addressing Costa Rica's economy is among his administration's biggest challenges. Now, President Alvarado will be getting into specifics. Over the coming…

Hivos celebrates 50 years in Costa Rica, Latin America
Changemakers
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Changemakers
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Hivos celebrates 50 years in Costa Rica, Latin America

Alissa Grosskopf - August 30, 2018

The development organization Hivos, headquartered in the Netherlands, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year – and events marking the milestone in Costa Rica showcased how the…

Now in Costa Rica: Amazon direct delivery
Shopping
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Shopping
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Now in Costa Rica: Amazon direct delivery

The Tico Times - April 18, 2018

It seems Roger Waters is coming to Costa Rica, and now Amazon direct delivery, too? What's going on this week? The sales giant announced the launch of…

Inside Costa Rica’s new Conventions Center
Tourism
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Tourism
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Inside Costa Rica’s new Conventions Center

The Tico Times - April 9, 2018

On April 5th, the National Congress and Conventions Center, located in Barreal, Heredia, was inaugurated.

Venezuelan company to furlough workers in Costa Rica
Business
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Business
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Venezuelan company to furlough workers in Costa Rica

AFP - April 6, 2018

A Venezuelan state-owned aluminum firm has announced it wants to furlough more than 300 workers at its Costa Rica plant because of lack of raw goods to…

Panama investigates owner-manager row at Trump hotel
Business
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Business
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Panama investigates owner-manager row at Trump hotel

AFP - February 27, 2018

PANAMA CITY, PANAMA – Panamanian prosecutors are investigating a dispute between owners and the management of a Trump hotel, a skyscraper that cuts a distinctive figure among the…

Central American nations to sign trade deal with South Korea
Foreign trade
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Foreign trade
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Central American nations to sign trade deal with South Korea

AFP - February 20, 2018

Five Central American nations are to sign a free trade deal with South Korea on Wednesday after more than two years of talks to ease tariffs and…

The growth of the Tamarindo Diria Hotel
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Business
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The growth of the Tamarindo Diria Hotel

The Tico Times - January 24, 2018

It's a landmark on Tamarindo's main road and in many ways a symbol for the rapid growth of the area: the Hotel Diria, a hotel that has…

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