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Costa Rica Has A System To Measure Effective Fight Against Global Warming

The Sistema Nacional de Métrica del Cambio Climático  (Sinamecc) - National System of Metrics of Climate Change - is the tool with which Costa Rica will begin to measure the effectiveness of its fight against global warming. It is a software that will store the information...

Costa Rica Has The Most Expensive Energy in Central America

Which Country Has the Most Expensive Energy in Central America? In 2016, the average cost of 1 kWh in Central America was 13.48 cents, while in Costa Rica, it was 18.47 cents. A report from the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean,...

Central America Hashes Out Agenda for Sustainable Use of Water

(IPS)- The countries of Central America are striving to define a plan to promote the sustainable use of water, a crucial need in a region that is already suffering the impacts of climate change. This effort has materialised in Central America’s Water Agenda, the draft...

Costa Rica Rejoins SICA

Costa Rica has rejoined the Sistema de la Integración Centroamericana (SICA) - Central American political bloc - six months after abandoning it over a disagreement about Cuban migrants. Costa Rica's Deputy Foreign Minister, Alejandro Solano, made the announcement on Thursday during the XLVII Cumbre (summit)...

250 Stranded Cuban Migrants To Leave Costa Rica Next Week

QCOSTARICA - 250 is the number of Cuban migrants in Costa Rica that will be leaving for El Salvador next week, as part of a plan to end the crisis that has left almost 8,000 of the islanders stranded in the country. The first group,...

Costa Rica Withdraws From SICA

QCOSTARICA - Citing a lack of support and failure to include the Cuban migrant crisis on the agenda for discussion, Costa Rica on Friday withdrew from the summit of the Sistema de la Integración Centroamericana (SICA) - Central American Integration System - meetings in...

One Visa For Central America

QCOSTARICA - The Central American Parliament (Parlamento Centroamericano - PARLACEN) is calling on Central America and the Dominican Republic to implement a regional visa, such as Europe, to promote multi-destination tourism in the area. The implementation of a regional visa would boost economic relations and...

Solis Asks Obama For A Strategy To Promote PYMES and Support Education For Women

QCOSTARICA - Developing a strategy for small and medium businesses (PYMES in Spanish) in the region, investing in technical education for women, the indigenous and Afro-descendents, were part of the proposals made by President Luis Guillermo Solis to U.S. President Barak Obama, participating in...

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