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Costa Rica’s struggle with fiscal reform highlights its governance problems
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Costa Rica’s struggle with fiscal reform highlights its governance problems

John McPhaul - August 13, 2015

The Costa Rican government’s struggle to launch fiscal reform to deal with its large and growing budget deficit brings into sharp focus the ongoing governance problems faced…

Moody’s downgrades Costa Rica’s credit rating
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Moody’s downgrades Costa Rica’s credit rating

The Tico Times - September 17, 2014

The ratings agency Moody Investors Services downgraded Costa Rica’s government bond rating to Ba1 from Baa3 with a stable outlook Tuesday. The decision came weeks after President…

Business confidence drops to lowest levels in 2 years, says new survey
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Business confidence drops to lowest levels in 2 years, says new survey

The Tico Times - May 15, 2014

Costa Rica’s fiscal deficit and other structural concerns weigh heavily on the country’s business confidence, dropping to its lowest level in the last two years, according to…

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Costa Rica’s deficit hits 5.4 percent of GDP with no sign of shrinking

The Tico Times - January 23, 2014

Finance Minister Edgar Ayales announced Wednesday that Costa Rica’s deficit reached 5.4 percent of gross domestic product at the end of 2013, 1 percent higher than during…