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Regulatory agency drops electricity rates for all distributors in Costa Rica
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Regulatory agency drops electricity rates for all distributors in Costa Rica

L. Arias - September 29, 2014

A day after it approved rate hikes last week for the Costa Rican Electricity Institute, or ICE, the Public Services Regulatory Authority (ARESEP) on Friday approved a…

Electricity rates for ICE customers to increase in October
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Electricity rates for ICE customers to increase in October

L. Arias - September 26, 2014

The Public Services Regulatory Authority (ARESEP) approved a 3.7 percent increase in electricity rates requested by the Costa Rica Electricity Institute (ICE). The new rate was published in…

Costa Rica’s industry sector leaders fed up with high electricity rates
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Costa Rica’s industry sector leaders fed up with high electricity rates

L. Arias - September 12, 2014

The Costa Rican Chamber of Industries (CICR) on Thursday blasted a new 3.7 percent increase in electricity rates requested by the Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE). Chamber leaders…

Costa Rican Electricity Institute rules out blackouts in coming months
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Costa Rican Electricity Institute rules out blackouts in coming months

L. Arias - July 17, 2014

Although the National Meteorological Institute (IMN) confirmed a drop in rainfall levels for the current rainy season, the Costa Rica Electricity Institute (ICE) has ruled out power outages later this year. A lack…

Electricity rates to remain unchanged through December 2015
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Electricity rates to remain unchanged through December 2015

L. Arias - July 4, 2014

Although President Luis Guillermo Solís had promised not to use Ticos' euphoria over Costa Rica’s performance at the World Cup to promote increases in public utility rates, a…

Study shows that Auto Mercado is the most expensive grocery chain in the country
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Study shows that Auto Mercado is the most expensive grocery chain in the country

L. Arias - March 18, 2014

A comparative study of prices conducted by Costa Rica's Economy Ministry (MEIC) in 48 supermarkets across the country found huge differences in prices of basic foodstuffs. MEIC…

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