No menu items!
44.5 F
Costa Rica
Saturday, May 21, 2022
- Advertisement -spot_img

TAG

Costa Rica poverty

Costa Rica Neighborhood La Carpio gets a Bad Rap

On a recent trip to Costa Rica, I had the good fortune of traveling with a local through the downtown neighborhoods of the capitol,...

A Poorer Costa Rica, the Challenge of the Next Governor

La Carpio was born poor, and now it is poorer. In this neighborhood of precarious houses and narrow streets in San José, several of...

Nearly a quarter of Costa Rican households living in poverty

Poverty in Costa Rica reached 23% of households in 2021, representing a 3.2% decrease compared to last year.

One in three minors in Costa Rica lives in poverty, UNICEF says

One in three children under 18 years of age in Costa Rica lives in poverty.

Thousands of Costa Rican small businesses closed in 2020

More than 7% of Costa Rica’s microenterprises closed in 2020, according to the National Institute of Statistics and Census (INEC). 

More than a quarter of Costa Rican households living in poverty: Details

Poverty in Costa Rica reached 26.2% of households, the highest level since 1992, amid the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Poverty rate rises in Costa Rica to highest level in decades

The last time that Costa Rica registered such a high level of poverty was in 1992, when it reached 29.4%.

Latin America could reach 215 million impoverished people, ECLAC warns

These figures represent perhaps the worst economic crisis that Latin America has experienced in its history.

Poverty rate remains stable at 21% in Costa Rica, government says

Poverty in Costa Rica remained stable at 21% in the last year, while extreme poverty had a slight reduction of half a percentage point to 5.8%, the official statistical agency said Thursday.

Guanacaste nonprofit raises money to install cost-saving solar panels

Savings generated by the new solar panels will eventually help fund CEPIA’s many programs including classes, training and meal provisions for its constituents.

Latest news

- Advertisement -spot_img

Compare