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Politics


Political News


  • President 'Carlitos' and Costa Rica's generational shift
  • Carlos Alvarado sworn in as Costa Rican president
  • Costa Rica's new president promises plan to speed clean transport
  • President of Panama seeks ideas in Costa Rica to boost football ...
  • Presidential Inauguration Ceremony in Costa Rica Will Be Carbon ...
  • Costa Rica to ban fossil fuels and become world's first decarbonised ...
  • 6 Presidents, 4 Chancellors, and Numerous Ambassadors Will Be in ...
  • Lima Group recalls Venezuela ambassadors, condemns vote
  • Canadian Actress Margot Kidder Dies at 69
  • Carlos Alvarado sworn in as Costa Rica's new president
  • Transfer of Powers Will Be An Austere Ceremony
  • Cyber minister tight-lipped on law enforcement access to encrypted ...
  • Bahrain congratulates Costa Rica elected President
  • PM briefs Advisory Council on Permanent Residence ID draft law
  • A Costa Rican model for an economy for all
  • Showing the way in San José – how Costa Rica gets it right
  • OECD Economic Survey of Costa Rica Breaks Down the Country's ...
  • How tiny Costa Rica gets it right
  • Global Tampa Bay initiative seeks to grow direct foreign investment ...
  • Costa Rica Signs Agreement to Attract More Cruises
  • Volaris Celebrates Inaugural Flight From Dulles International To El ...
  • Country of the month: Costa Rica
  • Coloplast Will Construct a Modern Plant in Costa Rica
  • Global Tampa Bay initiative seeks to grow direct foreign investment ...
  • Bank and Insurance in Costa Rica
  • The nine Harvard GSD Loeb Fellows for 2019
  • GraceKennedy showcases its work to the diaspora
  • Global Food Grade Aloe Extract Market Rising Trends and New ...
  • Wind Energy Market and Wind Turbine Market is expected to reach ...
  • CONTROVERSY OVER THE SEED LAW PROJECT IN COSTA RICA
  • Costa Rica: A Paradise For Retirees From Around The World
  • Costa Rica Gets It Right in Politics and Policy
  • Showing the way in San José – how Costa Rica gets it right
  • Country of the month: Costa Rica
  • Volaris Celebrates Inaugural Flight From Dulles International To El ...
  • The great challenge of the 21st century is learning to consume less ...
  • Country of the month: Costa Rica
  • Coloplast Will Construct a Modern Plant in Costa Rica
  • Global Tampa Bay initiative seeks to grow direct foreign investment ...
  • Pakistan and GSP Plus
  • Asian expansion propels global pineapple market
  • Economies in the Americas are poised to expand but plenty of ...
  • Costa Rica-China cooperation enjoys more opportunities, says ...
  • Petro's Aguacate Economy: the myth of agriculture as Colombia's ...
  • Costa Rica Plans To Eliminate Fossil Fuels By 2021
  • Planning a Trip to Costa Rica? Here's What You Need to Do First
  • Finding Luxury Homes in Costa Rica on a Budget of Under 200K
  • The Complete Guide To: Costa Rica
  • 10 Costa Rica stories to watch in 2014
  • Once Again “La Platina” Is Damaged!
  • Costa Rica Credit Card Debt Up 14%
  • US-Costa Rica Debt-for-Nature Swap Will Provide $1M for Forest ...
  • Gay-Marriage Clash Throws Costa Rica Presidential Race Wide Open
  • More Warnings Over Fiscal Deficit
  • Fitch Downgrades Costa Rica to 'BB'; Outlook Revised to Stable
  • Serving time with Mom in prison: cruel sentence, or a child's right?
  • US Forgives Costa Rican Debt to Help Environment
  • Costa Rica With An Average Of 2 Homicides Per Day In The Past 34 ...
  • Costa Rica & The Debt Crisis

    Costa Rica Leaders


    President


  • Carlos Alvarado sworn in as Costa Rican president
  • President 'Carlitos' and Costa Rica's generational shift
  • President of Costa Rica Signs Executive Decree to Take Steps ...

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Nicaragua Establishes Truth Commission
  • Iranian Leadership Should Takes Some Tips From North Korea or it ...
  • Former House Speaker Is Jailed in Indonesia Over $170 Million Fraud

    Prime Minister


  • 6 Presidents, 4 Chancellors, and Numerous Ambassadors Will Be in ...
  • Canadian Actress Margot Kidder Dies at 69
  • Lima Group recalls Venezuela ambassadors, condemns vote

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Bahrain congratulates Costa Rica elected President
  • Trump pick for UN migration job says he is sorry for anti-Muslim tweets
  • Carlos Alvarado sworn in as Costa Rica's new president

    Minister of Economy


  • Costa Rica Plans To Eliminate Fossil Fuels By 2021
  • NZ's CERT gets budget boost
  • Costa Rica Launches a Green Cryptocoin

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Costa Rica receives first Mexican avocados since closure of borders
  • Minister reviews smart agricultural technologies in US
  • Costa Rican coffee exports rose 20.3 percent

    Minister of Culture


  • Costa Rica's arts scene: vibrant and ready to surprise you
  • Costa Rica appoints new Tourism Minister: María Amalia Revelo ...
  • The Project “Sense of Arrival” Aims to Offer Travelers at the Juan ...

    Minister of Defense


  • Costa Rica Presents its New Map Including Additional Maritime ...
  • Pence calls on Latin America to join US in isolating Venezuela ...
  • NRA's New Head Has Grim History with Latin American Dictators ...

    Minister of Education


  • NZ's CERT gets budget boost
  • Costa Rica appoints new Tourism Minister: María Amalia Revelo ...
  • 6 Presidents, 4 Chancellors, and Numerous Ambassadors Will Be in ...

    Minister of Energy


  • Businesses And Residents Of The Poas Volcano Desperate To ...
  • Costa Rica Plans To Eliminate Fossil Fuels By 2021
  • Costa Rica's Minister of Security Will Take Steps to Control Illegal ...

    Minister of Finance


  • Cyber minister tight-lipped on law enforcement access to encrypted ...
  • This Is The Unity Government Offered by Carlos Alvarado
  • New Transito Chief Determined To Reduce Congestion, Tough On ...

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Costa Rica Does Not Recognize Legitimacy of Elections in Venezuela
  • Venezuelans in Costa Rica Chose Not to Vote
  • Costa Rica, Panama refuse to acknowledge Venezuelan election ...

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • China, Russia Call for Respecting Venezuela Elections, Condemn ...
  • PM briefs Advisory Council on Permanent Residence ID draft law
  • The Latin American View of Jus ad Bellum

    Minister of Justice


  • NZ's CERT gets budget boost
  • Costa Rica Presents its New Map Including Additional Maritime ...
  • Cyber minister tight-lipped on law enforcement access to encrypted ...

    Minister of Health


  • Costa Rica Launches a Green Cryptocoin
  • Costa Rica: A Paradise For Retirees From Around The World
  • Cuba Plane Crash: Company 'Had Safety Complaints'

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Costa Rica's Minister of Security Will Take Steps to Control Illegal ...
  • New Minister of Public Works and Transportation in Costa Rica is ...
  • Costa Rica Plans To Eliminate Fossil Fuels By 2021

    Minister of Sports


  • NZ's CERT gets budget boost
  • Cyber minister tight-lipped on law enforcement access to encrypted ...
  • Olympic Highlights

    Director of State Security Service


  • Cyber minister tight-lipped on law enforcement access to encrypted ...
  • Group calls for satellite and mobile spectrum sharing
  • The week in security: During Privacy Awareness Week, warnings ...

    Chairman National Bank


  • CSG chairman steps down
  • Are you exercising your way out of a home loan?
  • US Senate approves net neutrality bill

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • Costa Rican Representative to the UN Elayne Whyte Received ...
  • Spring Commencement Speaker is Alumna Who Negotiated ...
  • Bahrain congratulates Costa Rica elected President

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • This Is The Unity Government Offered by Carlos Alvarado
  • Tax Reforms To Suffer New Impasse
  • Branson to speak to ocean summit attendees

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • The 5 Biggest Winners (And One Loser) In The Supreme Court ...
  • The Daily 202: The Supreme Court has a blockbuster season
  • Your daily 6: President admits porn star payoff, inside Las Vegas ...

    Opposition


  • Nicaragua's Ortega holds crisis talks with opposition
  • Costa Rica, Panama refuse to acknowledge Venezuelan election ...
  • Constitutional Chamber in Costa Rica Declares Bill on Trawling ...

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Country of the month: Costa Rica
  • Costa Rica Exported More Than US$3.3 Billion In Technology
  • OECD Economic Survey of Costa Rica Breaks Down the Country's ...
  • Women elected to 5 of 6 leadership roles in Costa Rica's new ...
  • TCS market-cap more than the GDP of these countries
  • Showing the way in San José – how Costa Rica gets it right
  • Costa Rica Credit Card Debt Up 14%
  • Country of the month: Costa Rica
  • Costa Rica Exported More Than US$3.3 Billion In Technology
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    Investment

  • Country of the month: Costa Rica
  • Coloplast Will Construct a Modern Plant in Costa Rica
  • Global Tampa Bay initiative seeks to grow direct foreign investment ...
  • Bank and Insurance in Costa Rica
  • The nine Harvard GSD Loeb Fellows for 2019
  • GraceKennedy showcases its work to the diaspora
  • Global Food Grade Aloe Extract Market Rising Trends and New ...
  • Wind Energy Market and Wind Turbine Market is expected to reach ...
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    Demographics

  • CONTROVERSY OVER THE SEED LAW PROJECT IN COSTA RICA
  • Costa Rica: A Paradise For Retirees From Around The World
  • Costa Rica Gets It Right in Politics and Policy
  • Showing the way in San José – how Costa Rica gets it right
  • Country of the month: Costa Rica
  • Volaris Celebrates Inaugural Flight From Dulles International To El ...
  • The great challenge of the 21st century is learning to consume less ...
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    Export/Import

  • Country of the month: Costa Rica
  • Coloplast Will Construct a Modern Plant in Costa Rica
  • Global Tampa Bay initiative seeks to grow direct foreign investment ...
  • Pakistan and GSP Plus
  • Asian expansion propels global pineapple market
  • Economies in the Americas are poised to expand but plenty of ...
  • Costa Rica-China cooperation enjoys more opportunities, says ...
  • Petro's Aguacate Economy: the myth of agriculture as Colombia's ...
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    Public Spending

  • Costa Rica Plans To Eliminate Fossil Fuels By 2021
  • Planning a Trip to Costa Rica? Here's What You Need to Do First
  • Finding Luxury Homes in Costa Rica on a Budget of Under 200K
  • The Complete Guide To: Costa Rica
  • 10 Costa Rica stories to watch in 2014
  • Once Again “La Platina” Is Damaged!
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    Public Debt

  • Costa Rica Credit Card Debt Up 14%
  • US-Costa Rica Debt-for-Nature Swap Will Provide $1M for Forest ...
  • Gay-Marriage Clash Throws Costa Rica Presidential Race Wide Open
  • More Warnings Over Fiscal Deficit
  • Fitch Downgrades Costa Rica to 'BB'; Outlook Revised to Stable
  • Serving time with Mom in prison: cruel sentence, or a child's right?
  • US Forgives Costa Rican Debt to Help Environment
  • Costa Rica With An Average Of 2 Homicides Per Day In The Past 34 ...
  • Costa Rica & The Debt Crisis
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    Recent Econ Stats

    MomentCountryEventActualPreviousConsensusForecastpreviewpupdatedreviewrupdated
    2017-05-11CRUnemployment Rate Q10.0919.5% 0.09601
    2017-05-08CRInflation Rate YoY APR0.01641.58% 0.01840
  • 2017 opens with 8,2% inflation
  • Inflation reached 7,3% in December
  • Downgrade not automatic – Shiimi
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    2017-05-08CRInflation Rate MoM APR0.0015-0.42% -0.0010
  • Credit Act amendment awaits Geingob's signature
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