Four Seasons Resort hosting job fairs across Costa Rica
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Four Seasons Resort hosting job fairs across Costa Rica

Alissa Grosskopf - September 19, 2018

The Four Seasons Resort at the Peninsula Papagayo is looking for employees. The resort is hosting job fair events throughout Costa Rica to find bilingual receptionists, airport…

Costa Rican government and unions willing to start a dialogue to end the strike
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News
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Costa Rican government and unions willing to start a dialogue to end the strike

AFP - September 18, 2018

President Carlos Alvarado told NC Once news that the government is set to talk with unions and announced that the Minister of Labor, Steven Núñez, will appear…

Free press accuses Daniel Ortega’s dictatorship of wanting to impose a reign of silence
La Prensa
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La Prensa
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Free press accuses Daniel Ortega’s dictatorship of wanting to impose a reign of silence

La Prensa / Leonor Álvarez - September 17, 2018

On Saturday, Sept. 8, while reporters around the world were celebrating the International Day of Solidarity of Journalists, reporters, and directors of independent media organizations in Nicaragua…

Afro-descendant culture in Costa Rica: Celebrating black excellence in August
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Arts and Culture
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Afro-descendant culture in Costa Rica: Celebrating black excellence in August

Natasha Gordon-Chipembere - September 10, 2018

In August, everywhere you turn there is some incredible event celebrating Afro-Costa Ricans and their profound historical contributions to Costa Rica. This year also marked the 50th anniversary…

The Nicaraguan war hero accused of “terrorism”
La Prensa
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La Prensa
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The Nicaraguan war hero accused of “terrorism”

La Prensa / Julian Navarrete - September 6, 2018

Ex-colonel Carlos Brenes was a guerrilla fighter and high-ranking military man in Nicaragua's two wars. He's a friend of Camilo Ortega and well-respected in the army. There…

What to do in Costa Rica in September
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Arts & Culture
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What to do in Costa Rica in September

Alissa Grosskopf - September 6, 2018

The hustle over the World Cup has ended, along with the pilgrimage to Cartago and Mother's Day. If you're wondering what on earth to do with yourself,…

New competition will fund green projects for small companies
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Changemakers
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New competition will fund green projects for small companies

Alissa Grosskopf - September 5, 2018

The Promoter of External Trade of Costa Rica (PROCOMER) and the Costa Rica United States Foundation for Cooperation (CRUSA) have joined forces to launch a new contest…

Costa Rica and China sign agreement to encourage investment and commerce
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China
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Costa Rica and China sign agreement to encourage investment and commerce

AFP - September 5, 2018

Costa Rica and China signed a cooperation agreement on Monday regarding the Silk Road Economic Belt, a Beijing initiative that aims to encourage trade and investment. The…

Hivos celebrates 50 years in Costa Rica, Latin America
Changemakers
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Changemakers
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Hivos celebrates 50 years in Costa Rica, Latin America

Alissa Grosskopf - August 30, 2018

The development organization Hivos, headquartered in the Netherlands, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year – and events marking the milestone in Costa Rica showcased how the…

Uber drivers protest in San José
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Uber drivers protest in San José

AFP - August 30, 2018

Dozens of Uber drivers protested in Costa Rica on Tuesday and blocked traffic demanding the right to work. The protest came in the midst of police operations…