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

QCOSTARICA - One of the problems of many foreigners non-residents in Costa Rica is...

The 10 brands Preferred by Costa Ricans

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

Walmart Opens In Guanacaste

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

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)...

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”...

Amazon Now Allows Purchases Delivered Directly in Costa Rica

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

Residential Landords Must Provide Electronic Invoices Starting September 1

Property owners renting a room, an apartment or a house, even if it is...

Costa Rica Imposes New Restrictions On Bank Transfers

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

The 2018 Marchamo Explained (Q&A)

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

Costa Rica Has The Most Expensive Energy in Central America

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

Shopping Malls Vs. Shopping Online In Costa Rica

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

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

TODAY IN COSTA RICA - Today is Saturday and good chance you'll end up...

Intel Downsizing In Costa Rica, Cutting 200 Jobs

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

446 Direct Flights Connect Juan Santamaria (SJO) With Europe and The Americas

With the start of the flight from Frankfurt, Germany by Lufthansa, Costa Rica now...

Costa Rica Dollar Exchange Falling

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

Costa Rica Colon / US Dollar Exchange Rate Expectations

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

Dollar Could Hit ¢700 By The End of the Year

The dollar exchange rate could close 2018 and start 2019 in a range between ...

Costa Rica – El Salvador Ferry To Be Reactivated To Avoid Impact On Trade Due To Nicaragua Crisis

The more than two-month-old protests in Nicaragua have had a strong impact on the...

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...

PriceSmart Announces New Store Location For Costa Rica, To Be Built In Santa Ana

Q BUSINESS - PriceSmart, the U.S.-style membership shopping warehouse clubs in Latin America and...

What Will Happen With The Rise In The Dollar Exchange?

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

A Government Job In Costa Rica Is Better Than Winning The Lottery

It is said, getting a government job in Costa Rica better than winning the...

Walmart Announces Purchase of Perimercados, Super Compro, and Saretto

Pending approval from regulating authorities, Walmart announced Thursday the purchase Perimercados, Super Compro and...

Costa Rica Breaks Record In Banana Exports

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

One Step Closer to a Tax Reform

The Costa Rican Legislature has accepted a fast track bill that would transform the...

5 Costa Rican Startups to Watch Out For

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

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...

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