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Skyscrapers is NOT Something Costa Rica is Famous For

Skyscrapers is NOT Something Costa Rica is Famous For

However a USA-based real estate developer plans on changing that with the upcoming Torre 40. Slated to begin construction in the 1st quarter of next year (2017), Torre 40 will measure nearly 500′ tall and consist of 41 floors. This will make it 11 floors taller than the current tallest building in the country Torre


Moody’s warns Costa Rica could face downgrade if fiscal reform delayed

April 23rd, 2014 ( Ratings agency Moody’s is warning that Costa Rica could lose its current Baa3 credit rating should the new government of Luis Guillermo Solís delay fiscal reform until next year. The warning comes as part of Moody’s latest credit opinion on the country, published on April 15th. Costa Rica’s c urrent ‘Baa3-negative’


‘Potentially Dangerous’ Dog Breed Ownership Would be Strictly Regulated Under Proposed Law

The ownership of “potentially dangerous” dog breeds would be strictly regulation under a Bill introduced to the Commission on Environment of the Costa Rica Legislative Assembly by Rep. Ileana Brenes (PLN), on April 21, 2014, reports InsideCosta The Bill states: “[The people of Costa Rica] insist that measures be taken to ensure the safety


Water-Smart Gardening in Costa Rica

These Gardener’s Supply-designed self-watering planters make good use of a growing waste challenge in developing countries: 55-gallon plastic drums. I had two goals when I started Gardener’s Supply back in 1983. First, I wanted to establish an earth-friendly gardening company that would help people have better gardens and learn to be environmental stewards of their


Costa Rica’s Pacific coast surfing

Costa Rica is dream paradise of dense jungles, misty mountains, and just over 900 miles of coastline between the Caribbean and Pacific coasts. Home to almost 5% of the world’s biodiversity, this small tropical Central American country is just 9 degrees above the equator which means warms weather all year round with water temperatures in