Thursday 27 February 2020

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Movie Making in Central America and the Caribbean

Local and inter­national filmmakers came together at the European Film Market on Sunday, February...

Hortor commits to Central America with extension of Costa Rica Office

Hortor, the global strategic resourcing consultancy with its UK headquarters in Yorkshire, is set...

SKECHERS Launches New Subsidiary in Latin America

SKECHERS USA, a global leader in the lifestyle and performance footwear industry, announced that...

IMF: Costa Rican Economy Still Underdeveloped

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

Coronavirus: What are the Impacts for the Region?

Business people in Central America agree that because of the Coronavirus that has been...

Costa Rican Consumer Interests: Clothing and Accessories

An analysis of consumer interests and preferences in Costa Rica, prepared by the Trade...

Tony Roma’s Closes Costa Rica Operations

Tony Roma’s international food restaurant closed operations in Costa Rica, although the sign at...

President Carlos Alvarado is criminally denounced for the creation of UPAD

Costa Rica president, Carlos Alvarado, was criminally denounced by lawyer Gloria Navas, for the...

Man who raped a dog pleads “Don’t take it away from me, it’s my girlfriend”

A 55-year-old homeless man, identified by his last names Rojas Araya, could become the...

Paul Speckmann and Master Blast Their Way Through Costa Rica

An enthusiastic black-clad crowd at el Chivo Bar in Desamparados welcomed back legendary death...

Hologic opens Costa Rican financial services center

Massachusetts-based medical device manufacturer Hologic, Inc. on Tuesday (February 18) inaugurated its 32-employee financial...

Forever 21 gets a new lease on life

Reuters - Forever 21 has a new lease on life after Simon Property Group...

Costa Rica To Tax Cement

Costa Rica's Legislative Assembly approved in first debate a bill that seeks to tax...

Don’t take “tico time” for granted: 5 minutes late is enough to lose driving test

A total of 744 people were unable to complete the driving test during 2019...

Gene Simmons, the demon of Kiss: Rock is dead because fans don’t pay for it

The KISS concert in Costa Rica on April 28 at the National Stadium in...

Green alert for the North Zone, Central Valley, North Pacific and Caribbean due to strong wind and waves

The National Meteorological Institute - Instituto Meteorológico Nacional (IMN) - points out that a...

Big Drop In Gasoline Prices Expected

The Refinadora Costarricense de Petróleo (Recope) - Costa Rican Petroleum Refinery, on Friday presented...

Coronavirus Fears Make Toilet PaperThe Hot New Currency in Singapore and Hong Kong

In the risky world of gifts in Asia's financial axes, Montblanc pens and leather...

Taxistas abandon traditional service and join Beego platform

If you can't beat them, join them. That is the decision of some 380...

President Alvarado defends lifting bank secrecy, that “it does not affect honest people”

President Carlos Alvarado said earlier this week that lifting bank secrecy should not be...

Plane Makes Emergency Landing At SJO

An Alaska Airlines plane had to make an emergency landing at Juna Santamaría Airport...

A coronavirus ‘super spreader’ was identified

(CNBC)A British businessman who likely contracted coronavirus in Singapore, and traveled to France, Switzerland...

3 New Tented Camps That Amp Up Glamping

A tent with a skylight? These new camps in Costa Rica, Canada and the...

Costa Rican cyclist captures queen stage of Petronas

Costa Rica's Kevin Rivera emerged victorious in the queen stage of Petronas Le Tour...

Walmart has new line of Costa Rican coffee

Walmart and Mas X Menos locations in Costa Rica now sell Great Value coffee...

Quiznos to open five restaurants this year

As part of a 20-store development deal, Quiznos is on track to open five...

Less deaths on the road in January

January 2020 had the lowest number of deaths on the road in the last...

PBS prepares US$3 million investment for aggressive growth in Costa Rica

PBS Group, whose capital is mainly Jamaican and is present in 16 countries within...

Three-level vehicular passage in La Uruca will begin construction this month

Starting sometime this month (February), the construction order for the three-level crossing will be...

Number of Small Businesses In Costa Rica Up 10%

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

Interest Rates Caps and Debtor Exclusion

In Costa Rica, a bill under discussion seeks caps on interest rates on loans,...

Women’s Leadership in Trade Costa Rica-United States

(Press Release) Gisela Sánchez assumes the presidency of the Board of Directors of AMCHAM...

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