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A group of Nicaraguans in Costa Rica demonstrated Friday afternoon in front of their...

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Transnica and Ticabus Suspend Bus Service To And From Nicaragua

The bus companis Ticabus and Transnica announced Saturday their suspension of travel between Manag and San Jose due to clashes between citizens and police forces of the government of Daniel Ortega, ongoing since Wednesday. Mario...
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By 2022, the Metropolitan Area of San Jose (GAM) will have an elevated rapid...

OECD: Lack Of Competition Is Why Costa Rica Is So Expensive!

Costa Rica stands out as a country where a good portion of its markets...

Philip Morris International Will Stop Producing Cigarettes in Costa Rica

The Mendiola & Compañía, a subsidiary and 100% owned by Philip Morris International (PMI),...

Immigration Defers Fine On Overstaying Tourists

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Fiscalia Raids Home Of Former Supreme Court Magistrate Celso Gamboa

This Wednesday at 6 in the morning, the Fiscalia (Prosecutor's Office) raided the home...

Carlos Alvarado Officially Elected President, TSE

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