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Japan donates 9 million dollars to protect preserved areas in Costa Rica | Costa Developers

Japan donates 9 million dollars to protect preserved areas in Costa Rica | Costa Developers

The Government of Japan donated nine million dollars for the protection of its properties where national parks are located in Costa Rica and to combat forest land fires, an official source said. State Instituto Costarricense de Turismo (ICT) and the Ministry of environment and energy (Minae) announced the donation in […]

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Costa Rica gets removed from US Human Trafficking blacklist | Costa Developers

Costa Rica gets removed from US Human Trafficking blacklist | Costa Developers

According to the Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP) 2012, the US State Department has removed Costa Rica from its blacklist of countries for people trafficking. The report was presented yesterday by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. “These victims of modern slavery are women and men, girls and boys, and […]

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Legalizing foreigners’ status in Costa Rica becomes easier | Costa Developers

Legalizing foreigners’ status in Costa Rica becomes easier | Costa Developers

The Migration General Direction opened its doors for foreigners in Costa Rica to regularize their status through four transient that seek to improve the status of those residing in the country in irregular status. Gladys Jimenez, Executive Director, mentioned that the first of these transient began to govern from May […]

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Costa Rica is again ranked as the happiest country in the world | Costa Developers

Costa Rica is again ranked as the happiest country in the world | Costa Developers

Happy Planet Index, which every two years marks the level of happiness of the countries of the world named this morning to Costa Rica in the first place for the second consecutive time, followed by Vietnam and Colombia. This report measures three things: the well-being that the inhabitants of a […]

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Banks in Costa Rica finance green entrepreneurship projects | Costa Developers

Banks in Costa Rica finance green entrepreneurship projects | Costa Developers

Financing business projects that reduce, control, mitigate or compensate for their emissions is the most recent plan of the National Bank. The credit line is focused on the micro, small and medium-sized Costa Rican businesses. The opening of this line of credit is due to the interest of enterprises to […]

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Costa Rica among the 5th best investment destinations in Latin America | Costa Developers

Costa Rica among the 5th best investment destinations in Latin America | Costa Developers

A study that measures the ability of countries to attract foreign direct investment, places in the post Costa Rica 19 a world ranking. The research was performed by the firm Ernst and Young in collaboration with the Institute of SKOLKOVO, headquartered in Moscow. Is through the variable “soft power” is […]

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Government reassures its compromise with environment conservation | Costa Developers

Government reassures its compromise with environment conservation | Costa Developers

In the framework of the world day of the environment, the President of the Republic, Laura Chinchilla, expressed once again the commitment her Government has made with the environment. On 5th of June, during the inauguration of the environmental fair organized by the Ministry of Environment, Energy and Telecommunications (Ministry), […]

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Foreigners in Costa Rica will now have special information office | Costa Developers

Foreigners in Costa Rica will now have special information office | Costa Developers

Immigration Department and local Municipalities join efforts to provide better information services to immigrants and foreigner who live here part time or full time, or those who are planning for relocate or retiring in Costa Rica. Last week, the Costa Rican Immigration Department (DGME) inaugurated an immigration training program for […]

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A great doing business climate attracts foreign investment to Costa Rica | Costa Developers

A great doing business climate attracts foreign investment to Costa Rica | Costa Developers

Costa Rica is positioning itself more and more in the world as an attractive country for investment, business and tourism. Just today the President of China, Hu Jintao, congratulated the Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla for five years of diplomatic relations this month. During that time, both countries have cooperated […]

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