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...

Costa Rica Dollar Exchange Falling

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

Intel Downsizing In Costa Rica, Cutting 200 Jobs

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

Dollar Exchange Rate Keeps Increasing in Costa Rica

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

One Step Closer to a Tax Reform

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

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...

More Warnings Over Fiscal Deficit

Standard & Poor's maintained Costa Rica's debt rating at BB, but warned that it...

Costa Rica Banks Also Graded as Negative

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

Costa Rica Bonds Fall In Price After Latest Poll Of Fabricio Alvarado In The Lead

The University of Costa Rica (UCR) poll released on Tuesday revealing Fabricio Alvarado of...

Nicaragua’s economy is growing, but the poor may be falling behind

TODAY NICARAGUA – The International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s recent assessment of Nicaragua reinforces the...

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...

Costa Rica’s Central Bank Gets US$1 Billion Credit Line To Strengthen Foreign Reserves

Costa Rica's Central Bank (Banco Central de Costa Rica - BCCR) is getting a...

Costa Rica Tourism Leads Service Exports

Of the US$8.792 billion generated from services exports in Costa Rica between April 2016...

Damages Over Nate Expected To Fuel New Increases In Food Prices

An expected lower supply of vegetables, some fruits, meats and dairy products due to...

Costa Rica With The Largest Deficit in Central America

This year marks a decade of the last fiscal surplus that Costa Rica had....

Fitch Revises Costa Rica’s Outlook To Negative; Affirms Ratings At ‘BB’

Fitch Ratings revised the rating of the Costa Rican economy from stable to negative,...

Costa Rica Tourism Big Business

Costa Rica tourism, foreign travel to the country,  generated US$4 billion dollars in income between...

Costa Rica Unemployment Rises to 10.3%

The unemployed population with respect to the labor force increased 1.2%, going from 9.1%...

Costa Rica Economic Activity Continues to Decline

The economic slowdown recorded in October is mainly due to the adverse weather effects...

Proposed Metro (Subway) For San José Could Be Ready In 2021

COSTA RICA NEWS - The Colegio de Ingenieros y Arquitectos de Costa Rica (CFIA)...

Doing Business in Costa Rica Is More Difficult, Study Reveals

Eight out of ten entrepreneurs claim that an excess of formalities and the high...

“No Hay Plata” – No Free Lunch In Costa Rica!

After recognizing the serious liquidity problems, last week the government of Luis Guillermo Solis...

Costa Rica: A Step Backwards for Debt Issuance

Arguing that the financial conditions and the term of the operation were not adequate,...

Costa Rica Economic Outlook Up To May

THE Q - Although the gradual process of credit dedollarization continues, the Central Bank...

Opened In Costa Rica First Clothing Store Accepting Bitcoins

On Thursday, December 14, the first clothing store that will accept bitcoins opened in...

ICE Seeking Electricity Rate Increase To Offset Lower Sales And Higher Financing Costs

When sales drop and financing costs go through the roof, in the real world...

U.S. Companies May Be Forced To Shut Down Costa Rica Call Centers

Q COSTA RICA - A bill in the U.S. Congress aims to force call...

Costa Rica Stock Market Activity Shrinking

The failure of the Central Government's latest effort sell bonds on the local financial...

President-elect Alvarado Faces Biggest Deficit In Three Decades

The challenge facing the next government led by President-elect Carlos Alvarado, is a Costa...

Another Megaport For Limón

Q COSTA RICA - A rumour that has been in the streets of port...

Costa Rica to strengthen ties with the UAE

Costa Rica is planning to use the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as a hub...

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