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Costa Rica unemployment falls but remains at historic levels
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Costa Rica unemployment falls but remains at historic levels

The Tico Times - January 7, 2021

Unemployment in Costa Rica was 21.3% in the moving quarter from September to November, a historically high level as a result of the pandemic, although the figure…

Unemployment and underemployment rates remain high in Costa Rica
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Unemployment and underemployment rates remain high in Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 3, 2020

Unemployment in Costa Rica was 21.9% in the August-October quarter, slightly lower than the previous period but still significantly higher than the same time last year, the National Institute…

Costa Rica registers first signs of economic recovery since start of pandemic, Finance Ministry says
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Costa Rica registers first signs of economic recovery since start of pandemic, Finance Ministry says

AFP - November 23, 2020

Costa Rica's economy began to show signs of recovery, its first since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, with an increase in tax collection over the first…

Unemployment in Costa Rica at 22% as pandemic effects continue
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Unemployment in Costa Rica at 22% as pandemic effects continue

AFP and The Tico Times - November 6, 2020

Unemployment in Costa Rica reached 22% in the July-September quarter, slightly lower than the previous period but still severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the official statistical agency…

More than a quarter of Costa Rican households living in poverty: Details
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More than a quarter of Costa Rican households living in poverty: Details

The Tico Times - October 16, 2020

Poverty in Costa Rica reached 26.2% of households, the highest level since 1992, amid the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Here are the key details, announced this…

Poverty rate rises in Costa Rica to highest level in decades
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Poverty rate rises in Costa Rica to highest level in decades

AFP and The Tico Times - October 16, 2020

Poverty in Costa Rica reached 26.2% of households, the highest level in almost three decades, amid the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, the official statistical agency reported…

Unemployment in Costa Rica at 23.2% as pandemic effects continue
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Unemployment in Costa Rica at 23.2% as pandemic effects continue

AFP and The Tico Times - October 8, 2020

Unemployment in Costa Rica reached 23.2% in the June-August quarter, slightly lower than the previous period but still severely affected by the COVID-19 containment measures, the official statistical…

Unemployment in Costa Rica continues climbing to record highs
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Unemployment in Costa Rica continues climbing to record highs

AFP and The Tico Times - September 11, 2020

Unemployment in Costa Rica reached 24.4% in the moving quarter from May to July, the highest ever recorded in the country, as a result of the economic…

Costa Ricans more worried about unemployment than coronavirus, poll finds
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Costa Ricans more worried about unemployment than coronavirus, poll finds

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 19, 2020

The two aspirers for the presidency of Costa Rica, the evangelical preacher Fabricio Alvarado and the former minister Carlos Alvarado, reach the closing of the electoral campaign for April 1st with a technical draw, according to a poll disclosed this Friday.

Unemployment in Costa Rica reaches 24%, the highest in its history
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Unemployment in Costa Rica reaches 24%, the highest in its history

AFP and The Tico Times - August 6, 2020

Unemployment in Costa Rica reached 24% in the April-June quarter, the highest on record, as the country continues to suffer the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic.…