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Walmart and Gessa ask Coprocom to revoke blockade of purchase

Walmart and the Grupo Empresarial de Supermercados S. A. (Gessa) filed, separately, an appeal to the Comisión para la Promoción de la Competencia (Coprocom) - anticompetition commission - to allow Walmart's purchase of Perimercados, Súper Compro and Saretto supermarkets. The filing was made on Monday...

Walmart Blocked From Purchase Of Competition

Costa Rica’s competition regulator considers the merger would generate risks, giving Walmart "even more market power"

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 have little competition, which affects the poorest, says OECD Economic Survey of Costa Rica published presented Tuesday in San José by the Paris-based Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)...

Costa Rica: The Footballing Country Where 56 Other Sports Are Played

Costa Rica is full of sports. From the most traditional such as basketball and baseball, to some that went from being a simple pastime to competing in other latitudes. There are also other activities that aspire to be recognized in a short time. Not bad...

Deregulate Taxis, Don’t Regulate Uber

(By David Kemp, Fee.org) A recent New York Times article discussing taxi medallion owners in New York City illustrates how innovation and increased competition can lead to calls for new regulations.  Platforms such as Uber and Lyft have displaced taxi owners and devalued their medallions, permits that...

NO To Fixing Rice Prices In Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA - The Comisión para la Promoción de la Competencia (Coprocom) - Commission for the Promotion of Competition) - is opposed to the fixing of grain prices, the only commodity in the country whose price is established by decree Although Corporación Arrocera Nacional...

Red Bull Challenged 158 Athletes To Escape San Lucas Island

Under the hot Puntarenas sun, 158 athletes took part in the second edition of the Red Bull San Lucas Escape challenge. The competition challenged the intrepid athletes to run 10 kilometres through the rugged terrain of San Lucas island (off the coast of the town...

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