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Poverty hits thousands of seniors in Costa Rica

Every year, poverty in Costa Rica reaches more seniors (adultos mayores), a situation that, paradoxically, condemns thousands to have a worse quality of life in what should be the stage of development of greater fullness of people: old age. Between 2010 and 2018, the percentage...

Vargas Activates His “Pension Chute”

In the caricature by Crhoy.com, we see Albino Vargas, the leader of one of the most powerful public sector unions, the Asociación Nacional de Empleados Públicos (ANEP), heading for retirement now that the end of the strike is around the corner Vargas was pretty peeved when...

¢112.5 million Will Cost Ticos Retirement of Chief Justice

Can you imagine what you could do with ¢112.5 million colones?   Well, that is what it will be the cost all Ticos (Costa Ricans) to pay Supreme Court Chief Justice Carlos Chinchilla, who on Monday announced his surprise retirement.   Chinchilla, 55, decided to leave the bench...

“El Carretero De Chepe”

Don Romualdo, who is 78 years old, every day he takes to the streets, wheeling his cart (carretica) from the Mercado Bourbon, in the center of San Jose, to Zapote and back. El Carretero De Chepe (the carteman of San Jose) told Teletica's +QN that...

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