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Housing Minister proposes three types of rent moratorium due to coronavirus crisis

Housing Minister, Irene Campos, presented to legislators this Monday, a draft bill to establish...

Isolation with great inequality, warns State of the Nation

The measure issued by the central government that the population" stay at home" to...

The Invisible Man: Daniel Ortega Would Have Gotten Medical Treatment in Costa Rica, Report

Costa Rican journalist Glenda Umaña revealed on her official Facebook page details of the...

The Positive Impacts of the COVID-19 Crisis

This originally appeared on Quora written by Michael Laitman. Aside from the ecological benefits that...

Government announces subsidies of ¢200,000 monthly to families affected by the coronavirus crisis

President Carlos Alvarado announced on Friday a plan to give a ¢200,000 per month...

Carlos Alvarado denies solidarity tax on wages of ¢500,000

This Thursday morning, before meeting with legislators at the Museo de Niños (Children's Museum),...

The Idea of Suspending Rent Payments Worries Owners

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

China donates covid-19 tests to detect cases in Costa Rica

The People's Republic of China donated a significant amount of test kits to detect...

The Fearsome March of 1920: A Century Ago, Costa Rica Faced Another Pandemic

The so-called Spanish flu wreaked havoc in Costa Rica exactly 100 years ago: it left almost 2,300 dead, canceled theaters and dances, postponed the school year and tested an incipient health system ... History repeats itself; any resemblance to today may not be coincidental.

Twitter will eliminate false content related to COVID-19

Twitter said it will remove tweets that run the risk of causing harm by...

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...

Covid-19 emergency: Payment of four taxes postponed

With the unanimous vote of 47 legislators present, the Legislative Assembly approved in the...

The Unusual Case of the FANAL

OPINION - The FANAL has temporarily stops focusing on producing its main contribution to...

“No One Checked Me Out”

Rico's TICO BULL - Several arrivals, foreigners, into Costa Rica's Juan Santamaria (San Jose)...

What virus? Families strolled the parks and beaches despite alert for coronavirus

This Sunday Costa Rican families took advantage of the sunny day to go for...

Businessmen laments government mistakes but ask ‘turn the page’ to resume economic recovery

Leaders of the business sector say they understand the situation that the Government is...

Victor Morales resigns as Minister of the Presidency

The Unidad Presidencial de Análisis de Datos (UPAD) has its latest victim, the Ministro...

Carlos Alvarado is the “big chief” of the Data Unit, according to opposition legislators

The Unidad Presidencial de Análisis de Datos (Upad) - Presidential Data Analysis Unit -...

Unstoppable, The Illegal Lottery Business in Costa Rica

"All numbers sold," says a huge makeshift sign placed in a Josefino canton, which...

President and Minister start their day without cell phone or laptop

President Carlos Alvarado and his Chief of Staff (Ministro de la Presidencia), Víctor Morales...

Work to build intersection in La Uruca exchange starts Wednesday, March 4

Beginning on Wednesday, March 4, traffic conditions in La Uruca are expected to get...

Attorney General Raids Government House In “Confidential Information” Case

Attorney General, Emilia Navas Aparicio, at 8 am this Friday morning, led a raid...

Should I Cancel My Trip Because Of Coronavirus?

OPINION - It has been some years since I visited my birth country, Italy....

President acknowledges mistake with UPAD, but leaves more questions than answers

President Carlos Alvarado, on national radio and television, admitted on Monday night that there...

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...

President orders to stop the work of data analysts unit, amid controversy

Costa Rica President Carlos Alvarado ordered on Sunday a stop all the work of...

Presidential Spying?

Two economic advisers in the office of President Carlos Alvarado, Alejandro Madrigal, and Andrés...

What could the end of globalization mean for Costa Rica?

I always seem to see the most dismal future. They used to call economics...

Carlos Alvarado gives up creating an office that would access confidential database

The government reversed and repealed on Friday the decree that created a new office...

Chinese begin the second stage of the National Stadium: Invest $10 million

It's been more than nine years since the Estadio Nacional (National Stadium), built by...

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...

Who is affected by the lifting of bank secrecy?

The decision of the Ministry of Finance to once again discuss the lifting of...

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