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Costa Rica reached in 2019 its worst fiscal deficit in decades
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Costa Rica reached in 2019 its worst fiscal deficit in decades

AFP - January 30, 2020

Costa Rica's fiscal deficit reached 6.96% of GDP in 2019, the highest of the last three decades, the Ministry of Finance reported Wednesday. The result exceeded the…

Inflation in Costa Rica closed in 2019 at 1.52%, below the official target
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Business
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Inflation in Costa Rica closed in 2019 at 1.52%, below the official target

AFP and The Tico Times - January 8, 2020

Inflation in Costa Rica reached 1.52% in 2019, below the 3% target set by the Central Bank, the official statistical agency said Wednesday. According to the National…

Five keys to Argentina’s economic crisis
Argentina
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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…

In Costa Rica, companies make social and environmental commitments
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Business
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In Costa Rica, companies make social and environmental commitments

AFP and The Tico Times - November 3, 2019

An international business organization met Friday with its colleagues in Costa Rica in search of allies willing to adhere to the commitment to seek a social and…

Costa Rica falls seven spots in Global Competitiveness Index
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica falls seven spots in Global Competitiveness Index

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 10, 2019

Costa Rica fell seven spots to 62nd in the latest Global Competitiveness Index rankings, which were released by the World Economic Forum this week. The index considers…

Costa Rica passes law to implement telecommuting
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica passes law to implement telecommuting

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 19, 2019

In the words of Fifth Harmony, Costa Ricans can now work from home. Wednesday, President Carlos Alvarado signed the Law to Regulate Teleworking in Costa Rica, which…

Costa Rica reduces fiscal deficit more than anticipated
Economy
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Economy
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Costa Rica reduces fiscal deficit more than anticipated

AFP and The Tico Times - January 22, 2019

Costa Rica closed 2018 with a fiscal deficit of 6 percent of its GDP, below the 7.2 percent that had been projected by the Central Bank, President…

What you need to know about tomorrow’s strike in Costa Rica
Politics
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Politics
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What you need to know about tomorrow’s strike in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - September 9, 2018

Unions across the country are striking around Costa Rica tomorrow. Here are some things you need to know. Who’s striking? Unions. On Aug. 24, the High School…

Costa Rica and China sign agreement to encourage investment and commerce
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China
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Costa Rica and China sign agreement to encourage investment and commerce

AFP - September 5, 2018

Costa Rica and China signed a cooperation agreement on Monday regarding the Silk Road Economic Belt, a Beijing initiative that aims to encourage trade and investment. The…

World Bank supports Costa Rican spending cuts
Economy
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Economy
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World Bank supports Costa Rican spending cuts

AFP - June 1, 2018

The World Bank expressed support Thursday for the spending cuts proposed by the government of Costa Rica to address the country's fiscal deficit, which has reached 6.2…

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