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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…

News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to start your Tuesday
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Costa Rica
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News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to start your Tuesday

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 3, 2020

Happy Tuesday from The Tico Times! We hope you're staying safe (and dry) this morning. Here's the local news you should know today. **** We're tracking Hurricane Eta, which…

News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to start your week
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Costa Rica
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News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to start your week

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 2, 2020

Happy Monday (and happy November) from The Tico Times! We hope you're reading this Costa Rica news while drinking a delicious coffee and eating a traditional gallo pinto.…

News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to start your Friday
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Costa Rica
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News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to start your Friday

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 30, 2020

We hope you're reading this Costa Rica news while drinking a delicious  coffee and eating a traditional  gallo pinto. Here's the local news you should know today. Happy…

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

Some 34 million jobs lost in Latin America due to pandemic
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Business
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Some 34 million jobs lost in Latin America due to pandemic

Carlos MANDUJANO / AFP - September 30, 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 continues climbing to record highs
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Costa Rica
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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…

News briefs: JobLink virtual job fair is underway
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Costa Rica
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News briefs: JobLink virtual job fair is underway

The Tico Times - August 11, 2020

The coronavirus crisis has transformed life in Costa Rica, which has enacted measures to protect the capacity of its health system. Here’s what you should know as…

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

Pandemic could widen economic gender gap, IMF warns
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Costa Rica
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Pandemic could widen economic gender gap, IMF warns

AFP and The Tico Times - July 21, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic could jeopardize progress made by women over the last three decades in narrowing the economic gap between themselves and their male counterparts, the International…