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CHRISTMAS IN COSTA RICA 14 BANDS CONFIRMED FOR THE FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS

CHRISTMAS IN COSTA RICA 14 BANDS CONFIRMED FOR THE FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS

The preparations for the Christmas holidays in Costa Rica has begin.  Starting around December 20th almost everything will shit down in Costa Rica expect for businesses in the service industry. Music from a total of 14 bands will fill the streets of San Jose on the 15th of December at […]

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Spain interested in financing metropolitan train in Costa Rica

Spain interested in financing metropolitan train in Costa Rica

The Spanish government offers a long-term loan of $300 million. Costa Rican Vice President Luis Liberman said Wednesday following a trip to Spain that the government of that country is interested in financing an electric train that connects the provinces of Alajuela, San José and Cartago. Liberman met Monday with […]

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Costa Rican exports increase by 8.4 percent in first three quarters of 2012

Costa Rican exports increase by 8.4 percent in first three quarters of 2012

Most buyers of Tico exports are countries with free trade agreements with Costa Rica. The value of Costa Rican exports increased by 8.4 percent in the first nine months of this year, totaling $8.5 billion, the Foreign Trade Ministry (COMEX) Recent figures show consistent growth in exports of free-zone and […]

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Scientists name Costa Rica fern after Lady Gaga

Scientists name Costa Rica fern after Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga will give a concert at San José’s National Stadium on November 3. Duke biologists named 19 species of ferns (part of the same genus), located throughout Middle America and discovered in Costa Rica. Two of the species have not been discovered before, according to scientists at Duke University, […]

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Cerverceria Costa Rica buys major U.S. independent beer company for $388 million

Cerverceria Costa Rica buys major U.S. independent beer company for $388 million

The enormous Costa Rican beer producer and distributor bought the brewery that makes brands like Magic Hat, Pyramid and Labatt. Cerveceria Costa Rica bought North American Breweries, one of the largest independent beer companies in the United States, for $388 million. North American Breweries produces the brands Labatt, Genesee, Seagram’s […]

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Will Donald Trump develop a hotel in Costa Rica?

Will Donald Trump develop a hotel in Costa Rica?

View of the Trump Ocean Club tower located in the Pacific coast of Panama City. The Trump Ocean Club, the tallest building in Latin America, was inaugurated in July 2011. U.S. billionaire business magnate Donald Trump could expand his brand into Costa Rica. Trump is looking to develop hotels in […]

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Female employment grows in Costa Rica.

Female employment grows in Costa Rica.

  Data from World Bank (WB), claim that female employment in Costa Rica increased 15 percent from 2000 to 2010. A representative of the World Bank, said that the report entitled “The effect of the economic power of women in Latin America and the Caribbean”, shows the consequences of the […]

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Training´s Tourism, a new incursion into Costa Rica.

Training´s Tourism, a new incursion into Costa Rica.

  If the costarican’s ´s surgeons succeeded with medical tourism, now is the turn for the Information Technology professionals to exploit their niche in Training´s Tourism. With this premise, a year ago Babel Learning, Babel Group company, began offering academic enrichment trips combined with rafting, canopy and horseback. The trainings […]

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TOSS POTATOES IS EASIER THAN EVER!

TOSS POTATOES IS EASIER THAN EVER!

The game Pota-Toss debuts in the web, as an application for iPhone and aspire to surprise the entertaining world including geolocation (GPS) in the formula to have fun. The game, Pota – Toss created by the Sabor Studio, a company funded by three costarican young people, which is their first […]

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KNOWING COSTA RICA: THE TAX SYSTEM.

KNOWING COSTA RICA: THE TAX SYSTEM.

Is your wish to live or retire in Costa Rica, this information can be useful. Individual Income Tax :General Provisions Under the Costa Rica tax system, residents and corporations are taxed only income earned in Costa Rica. The tax year begins in October 1 and ends September 30, both for […]

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