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Distrust of sectors complicate signing an agreement with the IMF this year

QCOSTARICA - Reaching a structural adjustment agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) this year seems like an impossible mission for President Carlos Alvarado, according to analysts consulted by La Republica. This, regardless of the fact that it is one of the few options the...

#DEBUNKED: False tweet circulates in which Donald Trump relates Carlos Alvarado to Nicolás Maduro

#DEBUNKED: NOT TRUE that the president of the United States, Donald Trump, published a message on Twitter in which he relates the president of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado, to Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro. The false publication, in which the president of the United States, supposedly,...

Despite the failure, Alvarado and Cruickshank insist: “The dialogue is still on”

Q COSTARICA - In a meeting with the Bloque Unitario Sindical y Social (Bussco), President Carlos Alvarado, said that "it is urgent to make consensual decisions promptly and that they be the most balanced in order to face the situation in the country." Alvarado acknowledged...

Presidency and Legislative Assembly summon sectors to dialogue to seek solution to crisis

QCOSTARICA - President Carlos Alvarado, and the President of the Legislative Assembly, Eduardo Cruickshank, convened Sunday night a multi-sectoral dialogue table in order to seek agreements to address the fiscal situation and the economic crisis facing the country. Through a national television network, the leaders...

Costa Rica is NOT a poor country… it is a country impoverished

QCOSTARICA - Pilar Cisneros, a renowned journalist, who was the face of television news in Costa Rica for many years until 2013, some calling her "the iron lady of Costa Rica", spoke out on the current situation facing the country. Now, an independent journalist, Pilar...

The President hides while chaos overwhelms the country

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica President, Carlos Alvarado, is being accused of hiding and not give face while chaos and uncertainty take over the country. This is how deputies from different political parties are complaining of the President's inaction to lift the blockades that have obstructed...

#Debunked: Costa Rica President Alvarado DID NOT request asylum in Panama

QCOSTARICA - A doctor and anonymous were behind the reports on Sunday that Costa Rica President Carlos Alvarado and his cabinet requested asylum in Panama due to the demonstrations occurring in different parts of the country. The message was spread by way of Facebook posts...

Government withdraws IMF proposal and calls for dialogue to balance it

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica President Carlos Alvarado announced on national television Sunday night that he will go ahead with the initial proposal of the government and that he will withdraw it in order to balance it. The announcement came after five days of protests across...

President defends tax package and compares himself to national hero

Obfuscated, President Carlos Alvarado defends his tax package. In the caricature, the Minister of Finance (Ministro de Hacienda), Elian Villegas, holds on to the sacred "Marchamo" as Don Carlos navigates the gondola while Juan Tico holds, in a sinking car, holds a sign calling...

Banks warn about the proposed temporary tax on financial transactions

The government of Carlos Alvarado is proposing a set of new taxes, that include a temporary tax (4 years) on banking transactions, to obtain a US$2.25 billion dollar loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to meet the current economic crisis caused by the...

President Alvarado announced 15% pay cut of his cabinet

(QCOSTARICA) President Carlos Alvarado announced Thursday that his has asked his Ministers and executive presidents of public institutions, to join him in a 15% wage cut, to mitigate public spending amid the coronavirus pandemic. The measure will apply to the starting August 31. "The first thing...

Mayors promised some businesses to operate during closings

(QCOSTARICA) The Government committed to orange zone mayors easing vehicle restrictions and allow some businesses to operate during the closure phases (August 10 to 21) of the pandemic. In a meeting with the mayors, President Carlos Alvarado offered to unify the vehicle restriction schedule between...

President has to act quickly on tourist insurance requirements

(QCOSTARICA) OPINION - Today, August 1, is an important day. The day that Costa Rica's international airports reopen to the much-needed tourists that is expected to revive the country's economy. It is also one day after Costa Rica's president ordered to evaluate the use of...

Daniel Salas: “We know there is discomfort in merchants, but we have to avoid further contagion”

(QCOSTARICA) The hammer and dance (martillo y la danza) strategy used by the government of Carlos Alvarado has generated discomfort among different productive sectors, Daniel Salas, Minister of Health, acknowledged on Wednesday. However, the minister said that the restrictive measures will be maintained for the...

Carlos Alvarado: the President who hides behind his Minister of Health

(QCOSTARICA) Crhoy.com says Costa Rica's President Carlos Alvarado is locked in his own information bubble and does not answer questions from the media if they are not about the pandemic. The online news media outlet accuses the president of giving preference to foreign media while...

Alvarado to the press: “They use me to speak things that are insipid”

(QCOSTARICA) Costa Rica's President, Carlos Alvarado, accused the press on Thursday of “using him” to talk about boring things and, therefore, he cannot concentrate, according to him, on dealing with the health crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic. This is how the President responded to...

Legislators fault Carlos Alvarado for unemployment and not the COVID-19

(QCOSTARICA) The inability of the Carlos Alvarado government to boost the economy is the reason why unemployment shot up to 15.7% and not the coronavirus pandemic, according to opposition legislators. To blame the pandemic's health emergency is to want to hide the truth since before...

A “presidential’ dilemma!

The rotation of heads in key ministries hits the "bicentennial" administration of Carlos Alvarado (2018-2022) in mid-term.

Costa Rica President Carlos Alvarado interviewed on BBC

Costa Rica President Carlos Alvarado discusses the containment of the Corona Virus and how it will NOT derail our goals to battle climate change. The interview was from May 15, 2020, when Costa Rica had 755 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 and 6 deaths. Watch the...

“We are the first Central American country to join the OECD! “, Announces Carlos Alvarado

(QCOSTARICA) The 37 Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries approved the entry of Costa Rica, confirmed this morning President Carlos Alvarado. "The OECD Secretary General, José Ángel Gurría, gave me great news: Costa Rica has been invited to be member 38. The 4th...

“Costa Rica will not only defeat the pandemic, but will be reborn as a new nation”

In his annual report to the Legislative Assembly, President Carlos Alvarado on Monday reviewed how Costa Rica has successfully faced the Covid-19 pandemic, reported on the country's achievements prior to the emergency, and outlined the challenges that we must all face in the immediate...

Carlos Alvarado: ‘My pain as president is that today we do not have resources to eliminate poverty’

“Today we have the technical capacity and data analysis to identify all people in poverty, or living marginally, or who suffer a sharp drop in their income. This makes it technically possible to eliminate poverty in Costa Rica, through the proper targeting of resources.” “My...

Caja Is In Trouble, But There Are No Immediate Liquidity or Solvency Problems

In the midst of a crisis due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS) is requiring the government to pay a debt of ¢1.95 trillion colones to face the lack of income from worker-employer contributions. In response, Costa Rica President Carlos...

Costa Rica Needs To Work, Work, Work (Trabajar, Trabajar, Trabajar)

Rico's Digest - It's been some time since I've heard the words "trabajar, trabajar, trabajar" (work, work, work). They were made famous by President Carlos Alvarado during his presidential campaign and then in the first part his presidency that in a few weeks, May 8,...

Covid-19 in Costa Rica: Confirmed 117; “We Cannot Let Our Guard Down”

The confirmed cases of the coronavirus covid-19 in Costa Rica reached 117, according to the report by the Ministry of Health this Saturday, March 21 at noon. An increase of 4 over the previous day, when 113 cases were confirmed. In a mid-day, Saturday covid-19...

Coronavirus in Costa Rica: 23 confirmed cases

The number of confirmed cases in the country with the coronavirus covid-19, rose to 23 this Thursday, the latest a nurse from the San Rafael de Alajuela Hospital, announced the Minister of Health this Thursday afternoon. Health Minister Daniel Salas added that, to date, 206...

President Alvarado Turns To Mendez To Clean The Mess At Casa Presidencial

Costa Rica president Carlos Alvarado has given the task of putting the house (Casa Presidencial) in order to the Minister of Public Works and Transport, Rodolfo Mendez. At 82, Mendez is the oldest of Alvarado's cabinet and perhaps the most experienced in government, with a...

UPAD: Government of Carlos Alvarado Sinks To Bottom

The "decretazo" UPAD has an unleashed a political scandal sinking the government of Carlos Alvarado.

Victor Morales resigns as Minister of the Presidency

The Unidad Presidencial de Análisis de Datos (UPAD) has its latest victim, the Ministro de la Presidencia (Chief of Staff), Victor Morales, who announced his resignation on Wednesday, one day after his appearance before the Legislative Assembly where he faced an interrogation over his...

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 - which has generated a political storm, was promoted and directed personally by President Carlos Alvarado, according to opposition legislators, who earlier this week launched an attack against the Government. The appearance...

Carlos Alvarado is exposed to six years imprisonment for prevarication

Carlos Alvarado and seven other government officials could go to jail for up to six years for the crime of prevarication if the Prosecutor's Office (Ministerio Publico) manages to prove that a crime was committed by the creation of the Presidential Data Analysis Unit...

Attorney General Raids Government House In “Confidential Information” Case

Attorney General, Emilia Navas Aparicio, at 8 am this Friday morning, led a raid on Government House (Casa Presidencial) along with the Oeganismo de Investigacion Judicial (OIJ) and while the Ministero Publico (Prosecutor's Office) executed raids on nine other locations. The raid on is related...

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