ANTTEC Proposes Rescuing RACSA

In a letter to the board of the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE), the...

Gold Mining Firm Threatens Suits

If you thought that the Canadian gold mining firm Industrias Infinitas had shot its...

Costa Rica Ratifies OECD Tax Convention

Costa Rica has notified the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) that it...

Costa Rica To Use Chemicals To Fight Roya (Coffee Rust)

In an effort to save crop for the 2013-2014 season, Costa Rican authorities say...

Costa Rica brings 49 MW Toro hydro facility into operation

Costa Rica's state-run power company Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) has begun operations of...

Costa Rica’s Export Of Drugs, Melons and Textiles Fell

In general, the Banco Central de Costa Rica (BCCR) - Central Bank - had...

Mexico’s Sigma Buys Costa Rica’s Monteverde

The Mexican company Sigma Alimentos announced Monday its purchase of the Costa Rican dairy...

Costa Rica Dairy Headed For China

Costa Rica has obtained authorization from China's top quality watchdog to export dairy product...

Costa Rica Banks Moving Towards EMV Credit Cards

The days of the credit card's magnetic stripe appear numbered, with special-chip, or EMV,...

Banco Central Spends US$185 Million To Shore Up Dollar Exchange

The Banco Central  de Costa Rica (Central Bank) this month has doled out US$185...

Starbucks Plans To Buy Costa Rica Coffee Farm

The Seattle coffee store chain Starbucks announced it plans to buy its first coffee...

Sagicor Life to invest in Costa Rica

Insurance giant Sagicor Life Jamaica (SLJ) will initially invest US$6 million to enter the...

Unemployment, Rising Costa Worry Ticos

The latest Unimer opinion poll contracted by the national newspaper La Nacion reveals that...

Infosys opens new delivery centre in Costa Rica

Infosys announced it has expanded its presence in Latin America with a new delivery...

Costa Rica – Colombia Free Trade Deal Done

Costa Rica and Colombia inked a Tratado de Libre Comercio (TLC) - Free Trade...

UAE, Costa Rica discuss trade relations

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Costa Rica discussed bilateral relations and ways to...

IMF Tells Costa Rica To Act Fast To Reduce Deficit

The deputy-manager of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Naoyuki Shinohara, recommends Costa Rica move...

Expomóvil Reports Success Despite Closure Of Fair Grouds

Despite that the doors of the Pedregal convention centre were shut by the municipality,...

Hilton Worldwide Names Miguel Eugéne as Cluster General Manager of Two Hotels in Costa Rica

Hilton Worldwide today announced the appointment of Miguel Eugéne as cluster general manager of...

Costa Rica coffee exports fall 12% in February

Coffee exports from Costa Rica fell 12.2%t in February compared with the same month...

Autopistas Minority Shareholder Sells To Major Shareholder

Autopistas del Sol, the concessionaire of the Ruta 27 or commonly known as the...

Subway Costa Rica Expansion Underway

The Subway chain of restaurants in Costa Rica is targeting at least eight more...

Costa Rica Constructing Oil Terminal in Limón

Construction has started on a $96 million oil terminal in Moin, a port on...

China-Costa Rica Economic Zone Under Discussion

“We’d like to see more Chinese investment in Costa Rica,” says Costa Rica's Trade...

State Bank Finances First Private Hospital in Guanacaste

The Banco Popular is continuing its support of the Guanacate region, providing financing for...

English No Longer Enough for Call Centres in Costa Rica

In the past, just being fluent in English was enough to qualify the 14,000...

Fitch: credit restrictions in Costa Rica neutral for ratings

Despite credit restrictions sanctioned by the Central Bank of Costa Rica (BCCR) in January,...

Taxman Shuts Down 18 Retailers Last Week

The Dirección Nacional de Tributación (National Directorate of Taxation) shut down last week, 18...

Presidenta Chinchilla Says Ready To Act To Defend Currency

In an interview with Isabella Cota of Reuters on Thursday, Presidenta Laura Chinchilla said...

Costa Rica – Colombia FTA Negotiations Remains Open

The negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Costa Rica and Colombia did...

Small Businessmen Can Take Out Loan Without Risking The Family Home

The government of Laura Chinchilla is promoting a bill that would allow micro, small...

HP Restructuring Threatens 400 Jobs In Costa Rica

Hewlett-Packard has announced that as part of HP’s global multi-year restructuring plan that was...

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