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Unemployment in Costa Rica was rising even before coronavirus crisis
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Unemployment in Costa Rica was rising even before coronavirus crisis

AFP and The Tico Times - May 8, 2020

Unemployment in Costa Rica reached 12.5% ​​in the first quarter of this year, up from 11.3% in the same period of 2019, the official statistical agency reported…

How many jobs will the coronavirus eliminate in Costa Rica?
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Business
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How many jobs will the coronavirus eliminate in Costa Rica?

Fabiola Pomareda G. / Semanario Universidad - May 7, 2020

The numbers of new unemployed people in Costa Rica range from 129,000 to 500,000. Without income and with scant savings running out, these people await proposals for…

Unemployment in Costa Rica rose to 12.4% at the end of 2019
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Costa Rica
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Unemployment in Costa Rica rose to 12.4% at the end of 2019

AFP and The Tico Times - February 6, 2020

Unemployment in Costa Rica grew to 12.4% at the end of 2019 and is one of the highest in Latin America, the country's official statistics agency said…

Unemployment in Costa Rica registers slight decline but remains high at 11.4%
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Costa Rica
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Unemployment in Costa Rica registers slight decline but remains high at 11.4%

AFP and The Tico Times - October 31, 2019

Unemployment in Costa Rica, the government's main economic concern, registered a slight decline in the third quarter of the year but remained at a high level of…

Unemployment figures ‘don’t alarm me, but put me to work,’ President Alvarado says
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Costa Rica
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Unemployment figures ‘don’t alarm me, but put me to work,’ President Alvarado says

Rita Valverde / Semanario Universidad - August 5, 2019

The President of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado, said the country's growing unemployment rate does not alarm him, but puts him to work. Data published last Thursday by…

New Minister of the Presidency of Costa Rica assumes with challenge of reviving economy
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Costa Rica
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New Minister of the Presidency of Costa Rica assumes with challenge of reviving economy

AFP and The Tico Times - August 1, 2019

The deputy Víctor Morales was appointed Thursday as the new Minister of the Presidency, a position equivalent to that of the chief of staff, with the mission…

Costa Rica-based Bayer office to double in size
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica-based Bayer office to double in size

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 13, 2019

Bayer has announced that its Costa Rica-based Shared Services Center will double in size over the coming months. The multi-national pharmaceutical company said the Shared Services Center,…

Six Costa Rican students win scholarships to study in United States
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Changemakers
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Six Costa Rican students win scholarships to study in United States

The Tico Times - August 9, 2018

Their outstanding academic performance, English fluency, leadership, and interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) have paid off: six Costa Rican students have won a scholarship…

Microsoft to hire 280 new employees for its Costa Rican operation
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Microsoft to hire 280 new employees for its Costa Rican operation

L. Arias - February 27, 2017

Technology giant Microsoft is set to expand its operations in Costa Rica, hiring 280 new employees over the course of this year, company representatives said during a meeting…

Recruiters: Preparation is key to success at upcoming CINDE Job Fair 
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Recruiters: Preparation is key to success at upcoming CINDE Job Fair 

L. Arias - February 16, 2017

The annual job fair of the Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE) kicks off Friday, and recruiters from 57 companies will be on the look to fill out…