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Growth in Costa Rica to be Higher than Expected in 2014

Growth in Costa Rica to be Higher than Expected in 2014

Costa Rica would grow slightly higher than expected next year according to the Central Bank; thanks to the international economy that achieved a better recovery then expected and local interest rates that will remain low and stable. By 2014, the real GDP growth will be between 3.80% and 3.95%, which would be higher than projected…

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Costa Rica Submits Reports to ICJ in Nicaragua Trial

Costa Rica will submit 7 scientific and technical studies at the second hearing to be held November 6 at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in response to the claim of Nicaragua for alleged environmental damage to the river San Juan, Gioconda Ubeda, Deputy Foreign Minister said. “We have seven studies that complement each other,…

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Manuel Antonio Resorts Finest Pick

Are you thinking about booking at one of the Manuel Antonio hotels? Well before you do… You may or may not be aware but the most active tourism destination in the country is by far Manuel Antonio along the Central Pacific. Located only minutes outside the fishing community of Quepos, Manuel Antonio has attracted some…

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Plastic bags provoked a fire in the Estadio Nacional

Héctor Chavez, chief of the fire department in Costa Rica, explained this noon in a press conference that the plastic bags were the ones that provoked the fire that occurred last night at the National Stadium. Chavez added that the accident happened due to a mistake from the company hired to perform the fireworks from…

Costa Rica Will Discover The Benefits Of NOT Having Reserve Currency Status

It’s easy to see why people like Costa Rica so much. The country is gorgeous, and the climate can be excellent. There are plenty of cooling breezes to keep it comfortable year-round, despite the tropical location. And during the dry season, the country is bathed in constant sunshine. The higher altitudes on the slopes of…

Puntarenas hospital works in 12 different places across El Puerto

To all of the staff from the Hospital Monseñor Sanabria, in Puntarenas, and thousands of insured ones from this province, the Nicoya Earthquake, hasn’t finished yet. Even though six months have passed since that morning of September 5th in which an earthquake moved the country with the strength of 7.6 degrees in magnitude, today the…

Jails open controversy due to food contract for prisoners

The ministry of Justice and Peace wants to acquire food for prisoners from a private company, even though the law forces them to replenish their supplies from the CNP, The Council of National Production. The management from this institution caused great controversy after requesting, in July 2012, a contract of “deliver by needs” of food…

Costa Rica has to pay 420.000 dollars for banning In-Vitro Fertilization

Costa Rican Government will have to pay a total of $420.000 in compensation to 18 couples that were affected by the banning of In-vitro Fertilization by an order from the Internamerican Court of Human Rights; this was informed this Tuesday officially. “The payment will be effective this February 25th”, announced the ministry of communication to…

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