Who Are The Richest Men in Central America and Why

As is usual every year, Forbes magazine has released its list of richest people...

No Residency Required To Open Bank Account At The BCR

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The 10 brands Preferred by Costa Ricans

Q COSTA RICA - Ever wonder, when grocery shopping at Automercado, Masxmenos or Pricesmart,...

Nature Air Aims To Return To Operation In 15 Days, But With Fewer Flights

Nature Air is waiting for approvals from the General Directorate of Civil Aviation (DGAC)...

Amazon Now Allows Purchases Delivered Directly in Costa Rica

Amazon today (April 17) announced the launch of the international shopping platform within the...

Walmart Opens In Guanacaste

QCR - Walmart last Friday, July 14, opened its 10th store in the country,...

Here’s What Could Happen to Costa Rica’s Malls

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Costa Rica Government Faces “Liquidity” Problems

President Luis Guillermo Solis announced Tuesday night that the government "faces liquidity difficulties to...

‘Nobody Wants Costa Rica To Be Another Greece’, President Solis

  President Luis Guillermo Solis shakes off criticism following his Tuesday evening's television address to...

Rawlings Announced Closure of Costa Rica Plant, 200 Lay Offs

(qCOSTARICA) Operating in the country since 1987, Rawlings, the manufacturer of balls for Major...

Costa Rica Dollar Exchange Falling

In the last three months, the exchange rate of the U.S. dollar against the...

What is Costa Rica’s ‘Aguinaldo’ and Who Must Pay It?

Q COSTA RICA - It's December and it's 'Aguinaldo' time, the year-end employee “holiday”...

Costa Rica Colon / US Dollar Exchange Rate Expectations

It is expected that under current economic conditions, the local currency will depreciate on...

Nature Air In Mass Firings

On Friday, March 9, Nature Air fired 31 people, according to the company in...

‘Corporations Tax’ Amnesty For 90 Days

From September 1 to December 1, companies can take advantage of an amnesty to...

What Will Happen With The Rise In The Dollar Exchange?

The increases in the dollar exchange rate surprised many this week, who were confident...

Taxation Evaluating Asking The U.S. For Information On Airbnb Hosts in Costa Rica

Although Airbnb has offered to collect the sales tax for transactions made on rentals...

Shopping Malls Vs. Shopping Online In Costa Rica

A growing trend in online shopping is forcing mall operators in Costa Rica to...

Dollar Exchange Rate Keeps Increasing in Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA - In the last couple of weeks the Banco Central de...

Costa Rica Has The Most Expensive Energy in Central America

Which Country Has the Most Expensive Energy in Central America? In 2016, the average...

Costa Rica Imposes New Restrictions On Bank Transfers

Q COSTA RICA - Banks in Costa Rica have reached an agreement to amend...

Latam And Avianca In A Battle For The Skies

Over the past couple of decades, consolidation and bankruptcies have reshaped the airline industry...

Proposed Development Would Turn Limon Into The Cancun of Costa Rica

An ambitious project of the Cámara de Comercio, Industria y Turismo de Limón (Limon...

5 Costa Rican Startups to Watch Out For

Costa Rica is home to many of the world's most exciting and innovative startups....

Intel Downsizing In Costa Rica, Cutting 200 Jobs

Intel, which maintains a research center and a mega laboratory in Costa Rica, initiated...

The 2018 Marchamo Explained (Q&A)

This is the last week of the week for more the owners of more...

How Costa Rica Exporter Used Fruit to Cheat U.S. Consumers

Ricardo Rudin Mathieu ran a racket. He put labels bearing the U.S. Department of...

What Happents To Property Of Dissolved Corporations For Not Paying The ‘Corporations Tax’??

In less than two weeks, on September 1, the 'Corporations Tax', (Impuesto Personas Juridicas...

Costa Rica Breaks Record In Banana Exports

Q COSTA RICA - Costa Rica is breaking records. Earlier this week we learned...

Rise in the Price of the US Dollar in Costa Rica

A rebound in demand for US dollars explains the increase of just over 5.36...

Costa Rica Banks Also Graded as Negative

In line with last week's revision from stable to negative for Costa Rica's economy...

Pollo Campero Will Close Its Doors In Costa Rica

Pollo Campero, with 20 years of operating in Costa Rica, will close its 11...

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