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Costa Rica to become first Central American country in the OECD
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Costa Rica to become first Central American country in the OECD

AFP and The Tico Times - May 15, 2020

Costa Rica was invited Friday to join the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), an international forum to coordinate economic and social policies. "OECD Secretary General…

Costa Rica announces productive credits and infrastructure investments to revive economy
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Costa Rica announces productive credits and infrastructure investments to revive economy

AFP and The Tico Times - May 9, 2020

Costa Rica announced on Friday loans for $1.5 billion to support companies from all sectors, along with a $5.45 billion investment in infrastructure to relaunch the economy,…

Deficit leads Moody’s to downgrade Costa Rica’s credit rating
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Costa Rica
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Deficit leads Moody’s to downgrade Costa Rica’s credit rating

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 13, 2020

Moody's Investor Services, a United States-based financial company, downgraded the Government of Costa Rica's long-term bond credit ratings to B2 from B1, it announced this week in…

Five keys to Argentina’s economic crisis
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Argentina
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Five keys to Argentina’s economic crisis

AFP - December 27, 2019

South America's third biggest economy is in "virtual default," according to Argentina's President Alberto Fernandez, who claims it is suffering a similar crisis to the worst of…

Government will present plan hoping to spark Costa Rica’s economic growth
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Costa Rica
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Government will present plan hoping to spark Costa Rica’s economic growth

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 2, 2019

President Carlos Alvarado has said that addressing Costa Rica's economy is among his administration's biggest challenges. Now, President Alvarado will be getting into specifics. Over the coming…

Costa Rica’s upbeat economic projections may not be enough to lower unemployment rate
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Costa Rica’s upbeat economic projections may not be enough to lower unemployment rate

The Tico Times - January 12, 2016

The Costa Rican Central Bank (BCCR) and Casa Presidencial both released upbeat economic forecasts for the coming years with predictions of continued low inflation, exchange rate stability…

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Mexico cuts 2015 growth forecast

AFP - August 20, 2015

MEXICO CITY – Mexico again slashed its 2015 economic growth forecast Thursday after its expansion in the second quarter came in at a sluggish 0.5 percent. Latin America's…

US economy revives in 2nd quarter
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US economy revives in 2nd quarter

Veronica Smith | AFP - July 30, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. economy revived in the second quarter, shaking off its winter slumber as consumers flung open their wallets and exports rebounded, official data released…

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Latin American economic growth just 0.5 percent this year, says UN

AFP - July 29, 2015

SANTIAGO, Chile – The economy of Latin America and the Caribbean will grow just 0.5 percent this year, half the previous forecast and the lowest level in six…

World Bank offers encouraging prognosis for Central America in 2015
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World Bank offers encouraging prognosis for Central America in 2015

Larry Luxner - December 15, 2014

WASHINGTON, D. C. – A strong U.S. economy and lower world oil prices will only mean good news for Central America next year, predicts the World Bank…