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Transport app drivers ask for subsidy to avoid contagions

The different associations of drivers of transport apps have joined in a single voice,...

The Idea of Suspending Rent Payments Worries Owners

The Cámara de Propietarios de Bienes Inmuebles (Caprobi) - Chamber of Real Estate Owners...

What can we expect for the dollar exchange with the ‘coronavirus effect’?

The dollar exchange rate is currently under strong pressure, towards a rise driven by...

U.S. Dollar exchange rose ¢10.50 in last four sessions

The average price of the U.S. dollar in the Monex market, where amounts greater...

Coronavirus: New law to reduce working hours protects almost 2,800 workers

Costa Rica President Carlos Alvarado signed into law the recently approved bill that allows...

What is the economic blow this new virus will be to the country and people of Costa Rica?

The economic impact of the coronavirus covid-19 is just beginning, as businesses, big and...

Hyatt Hotels confirms temporary closure of Guanacaste Hotel

The Hyatt Andaz Costa Rica Resort hotel, located in the Gulf of Papagayo, Guanacaste,...

Minister of Tourism: ‘We know that there will be an extremely strong economic impact’

The Minister of Tourism, María Amalia Revelo, acknowledged that the entry restriction that will...

Coronavirus: Recope asks for a reduction of up to ¢34 in fuels

The coronavirus pandemic, which has millions of people in their homes due for fear...

Government readies economic support measures for sectors hardest hit by coronavirus in Costa Rica

The Government of Carlos Alvarado is expected to present today, Saturday, March 14, a...

Costa Rica Inflation Accelerates in February

In the second month of the year, the Índice De Precios Al Consumidor -...

Costa Rica’s largest mall looks like a “ghost town” (Photos)

"Avenida Central" or "El Bulevar" (Central Avenue) in the heart of San Jose, ceased...

What will be the impact of the coronavirus on the Costa Rica economy?

The impact of the coronavirus on Costa Rica's economy depends on the extent of...

Intel Said To Retake Chip Manufacturing in Costa Rica

Costa Rica will once again host an Intel processor, which would increase the company's...

Consumer confidence improved in the last six months, but remains pessimistic

Although the Consumer Confidence Index reports increases in the last two quarters, the perception...

Big Drop In Fuel Prices Approved

The impact of the new Covid-19 coronavirus on the international oil price market is...

IMF: Costa Rican Economy Still Underdeveloped

After the slowdown in growth between 2017 and early 2019, the Costa Rica economy...

Bank foreclosures on vehicles on the increase

The sale of vehicles slowed down and, as expected, the financing for their purchase....

Smile Direct lays off more than 100 employees

More than 100 people were laid off from their jobs at the Smile Direct...

President Creates Thousands of Jobs For Bureaucrats

In almost two years (May 8) of is administration, President Carlos Alvarado allowed the...

We Haven’t Hit Bottom Yet

Jobs are in short supply in Costa Rica as a result of low levels...

Unclear Future for Costa Rica’s Commercial Sector

In Costa Rica, the commercial sector faces major challenges such as informality and unemployment;...

Costa Rica’s Finances on Treacherous Terrain

(Bloomberg) Costa Rica’s fear of protesters is proving to be greater than its fear...

Sign Of The Times? BCR Closes 5 Branches

Although the Banco de Costa Rica (BCR) closed 2019 with an increase in profits,...

Number of Small Businesses In Costa Rica Up 10%

On average, microempresas (small businesses) in Costa Rica have 13 years of economic activity,...

Costa Rica Goods Exports Decline

In 2019, exports of goods are estimated to total nearly US$11.5 billion, barely 2%...

Greater Stability in Dollar Exchange Expected

During 2019, the price of the dollar in Costa Rica registered multiple fluctuations; however,...

What Was No Longer Consumed In Economic Slowdown

In the context of the economic slowdown that Costa Rica suffered for much of...

New Investments Planned In Medical Devices Plant

Bayer announced that it plans to expand the operation of its medical device plant...

Costa Rica’s Economic Crisis Blamed For Suspension Of Construction of Residential Tower

HSolís Inmobiliaria, a division of the HSolís construction company announced the suspension of one...

Costa Rica among the 50 richest countries in the world

Costa Rica ranks last among the 50 richest countries in the world, according to...

“Crisis of 2019” was particularly hard on small retail stores and strip centers

The proliferation this year of "Se Alquila" (for rent) signs in store windows and...

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