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“Tramitomania” Costs The Country Jobs And Uncollected Taxes

The time spent on construction permits each year costs the country 5,284 homes and up to 4,622 jobs. This from the study published this Wednesday by the Cámara Costarricense de la Construcción (CCC) - Costa Rican Chamber of Construction. The research was conducted by the...

Bureaucracy Has No Limits in Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA - The order to start a major road project has been temporarily suspended because of "a change of offices and misplacement of a document" which delayed delivery of a piece of paper required in the contract. The project to expand the road...

Costa Rica Is Tops … In Bureaucracy

QCOSTARICA - Despite its financial constraints, Costa Rica is one of the countries in the world, dedicating more resources to support the public sector. Compared with the nations of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), a group where entry is by invitiation, Costa...