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Unemployment and underemployment rates remain high in Costa Rica
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Unemployment and underemployment rates remain high in Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 3, 2020

Unemployment in Costa Rica was 21.9% in the August-October quarter, slightly lower than the previous period but still significantly higher than the same time last year, the National Institute…

OECD expects gradual economic recovery in Costa Rica but worries about debt
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OECD expects gradual economic recovery in Costa Rica but worries about debt

AFP - December 2, 2020

After enduring the effects of Covid-19, Costa Rica will experience a gradual economic recovery starting in 2021, but it must rush structural reforms to put its public…

Decarbonization will bring significant economic benefits to Costa Rica, study says
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Decarbonization will bring significant economic benefits to Costa Rica, study says

AFP and The Tico Times - November 24, 2020

Costa Rica's decarbonization plan, which seeks to transform the economy through low-emission transport and production systems, will provide the country with net economic benefits of $41 billion…

Costa Rica registers first signs of economic recovery since start of pandemic, Finance Ministry says
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Costa Rica registers first signs of economic recovery since start of pandemic, Finance Ministry says

AFP - November 23, 2020

Costa Rica's economy began to show signs of recovery, its first since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, with an increase in tax collection over the first…

Unemployment in Costa Rica at 22% as pandemic effects continue
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Unemployment in Costa Rica at 22% as pandemic effects continue

AFP and The Tico Times - November 6, 2020

Unemployment in Costa Rica reached 22% in the July-September quarter, slightly lower than the previous period but still severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the official statistical agency…

Unemployment in Costa Rica at 23.2% as pandemic effects continue
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Costa Rica
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Unemployment in Costa Rica at 23.2% as pandemic effects continue

AFP and The Tico Times - October 8, 2020

Unemployment in Costa Rica reached 23.2% in the June-August quarter, slightly lower than the previous period but still severely affected by the COVID-19 containment measures, the official statistical…

Some 34 million jobs lost in Latin America due to pandemic
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Some 34 million jobs lost in Latin America due to pandemic

Carlos MANDUJANO / AFP - September 30, 2020

The two aspirers for the presidency of Costa Rica, the evangelical preacher Fabricio Alvarado and the former minister Carlos Alvarado, reach the closing of the electoral campaign for April 1st with a technical draw, according to a poll disclosed this Friday.

Unemployment in Costa Rica continues climbing to record highs
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Unemployment in Costa Rica continues climbing to record highs

AFP and The Tico Times - September 11, 2020

Unemployment in Costa Rica reached 24.4% in the moving quarter from May to July, the highest ever recorded in the country, as a result of the economic…

Costa Rica proposes reducing salaries of Central American Bank directors
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Costa Rica proposes reducing salaries of Central American Bank directors

AFP - August 28, 2020

The two aspirers for the presidency of Costa Rica, the evangelical preacher Fabricio Alvarado and the former minister Carlos Alvarado, reach the closing of the electoral campaign for April 1st with a technical draw, according to a poll disclosed this Friday.

Costa Ricans more worried about unemployment than coronavirus, poll finds
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Costa Ricans more worried about unemployment than coronavirus, poll finds

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 19, 2020

The two aspirers for the presidency of Costa Rica, the evangelical preacher Fabricio Alvarado and the former minister Carlos Alvarado, reach the closing of the electoral campaign for April 1st with a technical draw, according to a poll disclosed this Friday.