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Costa Rica’s exports grow to record level despite pandemic

The dynamism of the export sector made it possible to cushion the economic impact of the pandemic, which led to a projected fall of 4.5% in GDP in 2020.

Route 32 expansion project receives environmental permits

Construction associated with the $495 million contract to expand Route 32 between San José and Limón is slated to begin during the second half of 2017.

New Moín container terminal set to open in 2017

A new container terminal under construction in Costa Rica's Caribbean port of Moín is more than one-quarter of the way finished, the government said Friday.

Lack of financing delays construction of Moín Port access road

In several years the Caribbean city of Limón will have one of the world's most modern container ports, but due to financing issues there may be no road to get to it.

Protestor convicted for vandalism during protests against Moín port

Labor leaders and some politicians denounced the conviction, while the court said it would not allow vandalism during protests.

Moín terminal construction to create 700 jobs

The Moín Container Terminal is set to quadruple the port of Moín’s current capacity.

Costa Rica’s Solís announces 75 development projects for the Caribbean province of Limón

President Luis Guillermo Solís signed an executive order Tuesday establishing a committee to coordinate 75 development projects and initiatives ranging from sewers to job training for the country’s depressed Caribbean region. The president also named writer and intellectual Quince Duncan head of the Commission on Afro-Descendent Affairs during his weekly press conference at Casa Presidencial.

APM Terminals set to begin construction in 2015 on $1 billion Costa Rica port after environmental study approved

After years of lawsuits, court cases and a strike in October that paralyzed the ports in Limón, APM Terminals is finally set to start construction on its new $1 billion terminal in Moín in 2015, according to a statement issued Wednesday afternoon by the Environment Ministry.

Dockworkers strike declared illegal after union loses appeal

Soon after striking longshoremen reached a partial deal with the Atlantic Port Authority, JAPDEVA, to return to work Thursday, a court in Limón declared the strike illegal, rejecting the union’s appeal filed Monday.

Libertarian lawmaker Otto Guevara files criminal complaint against port authority officials for paying striking dockworkers

More than 1,500 dockworkers affiliated with the union SINTRAJAP went on strike for 16 days, yet the Atlantic Port Authority's (JAPDEVA) board of directors on Wednesday voted to pay them full wages for their time away from the job. In response, the Libertarian Movement Party's top lawmaker, Otto Guevara, on Thursday filed a criminal complaint alleging embezzlement against JAPDEVA’s Executive President Anne McKinley and other top officials at the agency.

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