"Albania, Costa Rica, Mauritius, Serbia and Switzerland have implemented ahead of their deadline all necessary reforms to comply with EU tax good governance principles," the bloc's 28 finance ministers said.
One year ago, the Swiss ambassador to Costa Rica, Yasmine Chatila Zwahlen, learned that the Camerata Bern was scheduled to perform at the Morelia Festival in Mexico. The famed Swiss orchestra has toured extensively since it was founded in 1963, and Zwahlen wondered whether the Camerata could make a pit stop in Costa Rica.
It's a tourism boom, but not one to crow about: The number of people traveling to Switzerland to end their lives is growing. And it seems that more and more people with a nonfatal disease are making the trip.