Aside from their opinions about RECOPE’s monopoly, candidates agreed on most of the other economic issues discussed at the debate.
The change in the calculation methodology is possible since the Central Bank now has online information on all exchange transactions performed each day.
The Ombudsman’s Office called the hike petition excessive and said it would affect both households and businesses.
Union leaders demanded that President Luis Guillermo Solís ensure the immediate dismissal of Caja Executive President María del Rocío Sáenz Madrigal.
The project spans 1,500-hectares, representing almost eight times the area of the SJO airport.
Traffic Police officials will completely close off a stretch of Route 32 between San José and Río Frío.
The selling price of the dollar at the country’s banks on Thursday fell ₡4 from ₡598.49 to ₡594.47. The average purchase price closed at ₡581.71.
Caja Pension Manager Jaime Barrantes said they will evaluate the unions’ petition along with others that they have received from other groups in recent days.
President Luis Guillermo Solís on Thursday ruled out meeting with Central Bank officials to intervene in their dollar exchange rate policies.
Union leaders hope to block vehicle traffic along the capital’s Second Avenue, in front of the Caja’s main building, to get the institution’s attention.