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The government reversed and repealed on Friday the decree that created a new office...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

Costa Rica Usury Rate Defined

Legislators of the Legislative Committee on Tax Matters negotiated to establish a ceiling of...

Minister of Finance: ‘The Mortgage Is Killing Us’

In an interview with La Nación, the Minister of Finance (Ministro de Hacienda), Rodrigo...

Costa Rica’s Finances on Treacherous Terrain

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

Joe Biden’s Brother Frank Linked to Real Estate Project In Costa Rica

(Breitbart.com) Frank Biden, the youngest brother of former Vice President Joe Biden, saw his...

How Costa Rica Voted on Sunday

Sunday, February 2, was election day in Costa Rica as Ticos and Ticas went...

Government will present a bill to lower the price of medicines in Costa Rica

A study by the Ministry of Economy, Industry and Commerce (MEIC) determined that the...

Is He In or Out? Enigmatic government reaction to possible resignation of Foreign Minister

In a puzzling and even mysterious way, the government avoided confirming or denying the...

U.S. Explains to Costa Rica why it raised the alert level for travelers

The Office of Consular Affairs of the U.S. State Department reaffirmed to Costa Rica's...

Why do many millennials yearn to leave Costa Rica?

Tania Cordero is 25, from Cartago and a month ago she returned from London,...

Court Lets Alleged Killer of French Tourist Free

Opinion - Was it a rush to have a suspect in custody? Or the...

4 Ticos Living In The Chinese City Quarantined by the Coronavirus

Authorities in China have imposed indefinite travel restrictions on tens of millions of people...

Government and Concessionaire Agree On Roadmap To Expand The Ruta 27

Almost 10 years after the opening of Ruta 27, the highway that links San...

Biden Family Scandal spreads to Costa Rica

Joe Biden’s family’s domestic and international and business dealings are linked to the former...

China tells Pompeo to stop spreading false rumors

China said on Tuesday that U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke “irresponsibly” in...

Mike Pompeo criticizes China’s cooperation in Costa Rica: ‘Offers dependence and erodes sovereignty’

The U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, in San Jose, Costa Rica, on Tuesday,...

Mike Pompeo includes Costa Rica in regional visits

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will be in Costa Rica on Tuesday, January...

Playas del Coco Betting On Cruise Tourism With Dock Construction

Playas del Coco, Guanacaste, could become a tourist destination specialized in the attention of...

Costa Rica flinches as crime taints its reputation for the pura vida

Cleaner and less chaotic, Costa Rica is Latin America-lite. Unlike most of the rest...

Private companies promote megaworks that governments postponed for years

Three projects that governments have postponed for years have returned to the scene in...

TSE Aims To Eliminate Cedulas

The "cedula" is something a Costa Rican never leaves home without. The credit card-sized...

U.S. Travelers Alert for Insecurity in Costa Rica

The United States Department of State earlier this week decided to raise the security...

Perez Zeledon Court Orders Arrest Of Gringa Accused of Killing Millionaire Husband

If at first, you don't succeed, try, try, try and then try again seems...

Costa Rica President Renounces Pension When He Leaves Office in 2022

Costa Rica president Carlos Alvarado, in a show of leadership of his government's push...

Costa Rica President Cancels Official Visit To United Arab Emirates

The armed conflict between Iran and the United States has forced President Carlos Alvarado...

Costa Rica Keeps On Winning In Tourism

Costa Rica got into 2019 on European catwalks, fashion items, French cuisine, public roads,...

Government studies options to subsidize electric train rates

Payments from the State to a company that obtains a service concession would ensure...

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