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Increase In Passenger Arrivals Saturates San Jose Airport

The hundreds of tourists arriving at Costa Rica's main international airport, the Juan Santamaria (SJO), in San Jose...

OIJ Raids Cosevi Central Offices

The Consejo de Seguridad Vial (Cosevi) - road safety council - offices in La Uruca was raided this...

Tigo To Invest US$30 Million This Year

Tigo (Millicom) is set to invest US$30 million in Costa Rica this year to substantially expand coverage, double...

Ziad Akl To Remain In Immigration Custody Pending Deportation

Ziad Akl, brother of Elias Akl, the Canadian-Lebanese national murdered last May 15, in front of a school...

Slim’s Flagship Telecom Shudders Into Biggest Loss In 16 Years

Mexico's America Movil, the crown jewel of Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim’s empire, better known as "Claro", with extensive...

Presidential Candidates “Light” On Economic Plans

With only weeks to go for the second round of Costa Rica's presidential election on April 1, little...

Tourism Generated US$228 Billion In The Last Decade

Tourism has become the great machine for obtaining dollars for the Costa Rican economy, and the data supports...

Central Bank To Replace SINPE With IBAN For Interbank Transfers

The Central Bank announced it will end the SINPE (Sistema Nacional de Pagos Electrónicos) transfers format by the...

Costa Rica Economic Activity Up 3.5%

The performance of the construction sector at the end of the year explained the acceleration registered in the...

Work Begins To Speed Up Traffic At The Juan Santamaría Airport Crossing

On Monday, the first works began for a series of road changes in the area of the Juan...

A New Airport in the Northern Zone

A contract has been awarded to a French-Spanish consortium to carry out the location study and master plan...

Costa Rica Raises New Flag On Old U.S. Coast Guard Patrol Boats

The Costa Rican flag rose Tuesday in Baltimore on a refurbished former U.S. Coast Guard patrol boat, one...

Which Nationalities Work The Longest Hours? Costa Rica Is Second.

Though Costa Rican workers are often branded "lazy", they are in fact in second place for the most...

Liberty Latin America to Acquire Controlling Interest in Cabletica

Liberty Latin America, the newly split-off unit of Liberty Global focused on Latin America and the Caribbean, has...

Acoustic imaging reveals hidden features of megathrust fault off Costa Rica

Geophysicists have obtained detailed three-dimensional images of a dangerous megathrust fault west of Costa Rica where two plates...

Costa Rica ‘Best Country’ In The Region

With high scores on travel and doing business, Costa Rica is the best country in Central America, according...

Twenty Schools Padlocked By Parents In Protest Against Sex Education

Parents padlocked the gates of 20 schools in Costa Rica on Thursday to protest sex education classes for...