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Decarbonization will bring significant economic benefits to Costa Rica, study says
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Decarbonization will bring significant economic benefits to Costa Rica, study says

AFP and The Tico Times - November 24, 2020

Costa Rica's decarbonization plan, which seeks to transform the economy through low-emission transport and production systems, will provide the country with net economic benefits of $41 billion…

Costa Rica presents its plan for GAM electric passenger train
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica presents its plan for GAM electric passenger train

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 5, 2020

The Costa Rican Presidency and the Costa Rican Railroad Institute (INCOFER) on Monday provided further details about an ambitious electric train network meant to revolutionize transport in…

Costa Rica bets on infrastructure to overcome economic blow of coronavirus crisis
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica bets on infrastructure to overcome economic blow of coronavirus crisis

AFP and The Tico Times - May 5, 2020

The President of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado, on Monday defended the promotion of large infrastructure works as an engine of the economy to overcome the crisis caused…

Costa Rica says it’s the first country in the region with nationwide electric vehicle charging grid
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica says it’s the first country in the region with nationwide electric vehicle charging grid

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 27, 2020

Costa Rica has more than 100 electric car charging stations within its national territory, according to First Lady Claudia Dobles, making the Central American country the first…

Costa Rica to take decarbonization steps this week
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica to take decarbonization steps this week

The Tico Times - February 24, 2020

Under the direction of the Environment and Energy Ministry (MINAE), Costa Rica this week will take steps toward achieving its goal of decarbonizing its economy by 2050.…

Costa Rica takes first steps to rebuild railroad to the Pacific
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Costa Rica takes first steps to rebuild railroad to the Pacific

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 26, 2019

In the late 1800s and early 1900s, railroads served a major role in Costa Rica's development as a country. Costa Rica hopes to "return to the rail…

Costa Rica takes steps to modernize, expand trains in Caribbean
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica takes steps to modernize, expand trains in Caribbean

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 6, 2019

Casa Presidencial announced Thursday that it has awarded a $595,900 contract to a Spanish-Mexican consortium to explore the technical, economic, social and environmental feasibility of the Limon…

Costa Rica to purchase eight new trains from Chinese company
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica to purchase eight new trains from Chinese company

The Tico Times - December 9, 2018

The Costa Rican Railroad Institute (INCOFER) announced that it will buy eight new trains from CRRC Quingdao Sifang Co. Ltd, a Chinese company dedicated to researching, developing…

Costa Rica seeks to modernize urban transportation with electric train
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica seeks to modernize urban transportation with electric train

AFP and Tico Times - October 4, 2018

Costa Rica wants to reorganize its chaotic transport system and start decarbonizing its economy with a modern electric train that will run through the country's main cities,…

United Arab Emirates mission evaluates investment options in Costa Rica
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United Arab Emirates mission evaluates investment options in Costa Rica

L. Arias - July 27, 2017

Officials from various Costa Rican agencies presented a series of investment projects to members of an official mission from the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The mission is…