ICE Executive President Carlos Obregón and CNFL General Manager Víctor Solís will have to appear before a Legislative Assembly committee to explain the impact of the agencies' investments on electricity rates.
Burger King Corporation U.S. ordered the immediate closure of all 29 restaurants in Costa Rica as of today, Oct. 5. The closures mean 434 employees will lose their jobs, the owner of the local franchise BK Costa Rica said in a news release. The decision reportedly stems from a dispute between BK US and BK Costa Rica.
Costa Rica's restaurant sector – and specifically its fast-food sector – is showing improvement in the number of openings in the second half of this year, a trend Costa Rican Restaurants Chamber President Jorge Figueroa said is good news for job growth.