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Costa Rica to begin IMF negotiations on January 11
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Costa Rica to begin IMF negotiations on January 11

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 6, 2021

Costa Rica will begin negotiations for a loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on January 11, the Finance Ministry announced. "Costa Rican economic authorities will begin…

Costa Rica’s dire financial situation
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Costa Rica’s dire financial situation

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 17, 2020

Two years after passing a controversial fiscal-reform project, Costa Rica remains on tenuous financial grounds. At an individual level, the pandemic and related measures have exacerbated unemployment.…

Costa Rica news highlights to start your Thursday
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Costa Rica news highlights to start your Thursday

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 17, 2020

Happy Thursday from The Tico Times! Here's the news you should know as a new day starts in Costa Rica. **** Costa Rica's newest trains arrived on…

President of Legislative Assembly tests positive for COVID-19
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President of Legislative Assembly tests positive for COVID-19

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 15, 2020

Eduardo Cruickshank, president of the Costa Rican parliament, has tested positive for the coronavirus, his political party announced Tuesday. Cruickshank has "mild symptoms" and is able to…

Costa Rica news highlights to start your Tuesday
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Costa Rica news highlights to start your Tuesday

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 15, 2020

Happy Tuesday from The Tico Times! Here's the news you should know as a new day starts in Costa Rica. **** Costa Rica plans to start negotiations…

Costa Rica will begin negotiations with IMF in January
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Costa Rica will begin negotiations with IMF in January

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 14, 2020

Costa Rica will begin negotiations for a loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) during the second week of January, Finance Minister Elian Villegas announced. "It's a…

Costa Rica news highlights to start your week
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Costa Rica news highlights to start your week

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 14, 2020

Happy Monday from The Tico Times! We hope you had a wonderful weekend. Here's the news you should know as a new day starts in Costa Rica.…

Costa Rica presents bills resulting from economic dialogue
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Costa Rica presents bills resulting from economic dialogue

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 9, 2020

The Costa Rican Presidency on Tuesday introduced two new bills and supported six others meant to help the country cut costs in context of a growing financial…

Costa Rica news highlights to start your Tuesday
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Costa Rica news highlights to start your Tuesday

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 8, 2020

Happy Tuesday from The Tico Times! We hope you're having a great morning. Here's the news you should know as a new day starts in Costa Rica.…

Costa Rica still plans to negotiate with the IMF, Alvarado says
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Costa Rica still plans to negotiate with the IMF, Alvarado says

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 4, 2020

President Carlos Alvarado still intends for Costa Rica to negotiate with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to address the country's looming financial crisis. In an interview with…