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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
Business
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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…

VIDEO: Retablos, the most durable picture frame you’ve never heard of
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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VIDEO: Retablos, the most durable picture frame you’ve never heard of

Robert Isenberg - December 22, 2017

All over the world, people frame their pictures. They take a work of art – a painting, a photo, even a diploma – and press it between…

Four presidential candidates in favor of breaking fuel monopoly
Business
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Business
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Four presidential candidates in favor of breaking fuel monopoly

L. Arias - July 31, 2017

Four of five presidential candidates who took part in a debate late last week said they would support breaking up the fuel monopoly held by the Costa Rican Oil Refinery…

Employment outlook among industrial sector shows no improvement
Business
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Business
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Employment outlook among industrial sector shows no improvement

L. Arias - April 25, 2017

The employment and production outlook among industrial sector companies does not look very positive for the rest of this year, a survey from the Costa Rican Chamber of…

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