Costa Rica is the Latin American country with the highest percentage of immigrants living in its territory, making up 9 percent of the total population, according to data compiled by the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), released earlier this month.
Photos from Nature Air’s new flight to Limón.
Justices of the Criminal Chamber of the Supreme Court, or Sala III, on Friday overturned a 2012 ruling that acquitted Costa Rica’s former President Miguel Ángel Rodríguez Echeverría on charges of influence peddling in a case that made international headlines and forced Rodríguez to step down as secretary-general of the Organization of American States.
Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís has won perhaps one of his biggest challenges to date, as lawmakers on Thursday struck down three separate proposals to slash the administration’s ₡7.9 trillion ($14.5 billion) budget proposal for 2015.
According to Costa Rica’s former trade minister, Alberto Trejos, Cuba, whose halting reforms have failed to energize the island’s stagnant, centralized economy, may have a thing or two to learn from Costa Rica – which over the last 30 years has made strides in slashing poverty, promoting trade and luring foreign direct investment.
A roundup of events taking place Nov. 21 – 27.
RITEVE says vehicle inspection rates haven’t increased in 10 years, and blames the Public Works and Transport Ministry for failing to issue a methodology to calculate them.