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

Business
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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…

Regional investment is key to Central American security, say foreign ministers
Alliance for Prosperity
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Alliance for Prosperity
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Regional investment is key to Central American security, say foreign ministers

Larry Luxner - November 29, 2014

WASHINGTON, D. C. – The influx of immigrants to the United States from the three countries of Central America’s “Northern Triangle” region won’t see significant reduction until…

New report includes paper on what Cuban economists might learn from Costa Rica
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New report includes paper on what Cuban economists might learn from Costa Rica

Larry Luxner - November 21, 2014

Related: Cuba embargo under pressure as Obama urged to pull down barriers WASHINGTON, D.C. – Cuba, whose halting reforms have failed to energize the island’s stagnant, centralized economy,…

Costa Rica among top 3 most competitive economies in Latin America, says report
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Costa Rica among top 3 most competitive economies in Latin America, says report

The Tico Times - September 5, 2014

Costa Rica was among the top three most "competitive" economies in Latin America last year, according to the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report 2014-2015, released on…

Costa Rica named among countries most successfully combating deforestation in new report
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Environment
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Costa Rica named among countries most successfully combating deforestation in new report

The Tico Times - June 6, 2014

Costa Rica can count itself among the world’s most effective tropical forest conservationists, according to a surprisingly upbeat report from the Union of Concerned Scientists on reductions…