Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court gives tax reform bill the go-ahead
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Sala IV
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Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court gives tax reform bill the go-ahead

Alexander Villegas - November 25, 2018

The Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court declared on Friday that Costa Rica's tax reform bill is constitutional. The bill will now go back to congress, where…

Carlos Alvarado urges global push to end Nicaragua crisis
The Alvarado Administration
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The Alvarado Administration
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Carlos Alvarado urges global push to end Nicaragua crisis

Katherine Stanley - November 15, 2018

PARIS – Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado called Wednesday for a multinational effort to help end the political crisis gripping neighbouring Nicaragua, a conflict which risks destabilizing…

Why hello there
The Alvarado Administration
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The Alvarado Administration
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Why hello there

AFP - November 14, 2018

Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado posed for a photo shoot while in France at the invitation of President Emmanuel Macron. Alvarado participated in the Paris Peace Forum…

PHOTO: Carlos Alvarado and Emmanuel Macron
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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PHOTO: Carlos Alvarado and Emmanuel Macron

AFP - November 12, 2018

French President Emmanuel Macron delivered a speech ahead of the Paris Peace Forum at the Villette Conference Hall in Paris on Nov. 11, 2018 while Costa Rican…

Venezuela accuses Costa Rica of ‘subordination’ to U.S.
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Venezuela accuses Costa Rica of ‘subordination’ to U.S.

AFP - October 20, 2018

Venezuela criticized Costa Rica this week for expressing support for several countries that have asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate the government of Nicolás Maduro…

Costa Rica grants asylum to Nicaraguan activist Alvaro Leiva
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News
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Costa Rica grants asylum to Nicaraguan activist Alvaro Leiva

AFP - October 18, 2018

Costa Rica granted the Nicaraguan human rights activist Alvaro Leiva political asylum last week. Leiva is the secretary of the Nicaraguan Association for Human Rights (ANPDH), which…

Nicaragua calls Carlos Alvarado’s statements “disrespectful” and “intrusive”
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News
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Nicaragua calls Carlos Alvarado’s statements “disrespectful” and “intrusive”

AFP / The Tico Times - October 16, 2018

The Nicaraguan government described statements by Costa Rican president Carlos Alvarado about Nicaragua's “internal affairs” as “disrespectful” and “intrusive.” The government did not mention what Alvarado said…

Costa Rican government seeks agreement with unions to end strike
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rican government seeks agreement with unions to end strike

AFP and The Tico Times - September 16, 2018

President Carlos Alvarado urged the Catholic Church and university presidents on Friday to serve as mediators in talks with the unions that have been protesting a tax-reform…

Costa Rica plans to put broadband internet in every public school
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Bicentennial
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Costa Rica plans to put broadband internet in every public school

AFP - August 4, 2018

Costa Rica announced a project to connect its 4,659 public schools with a fiber-optic network that would give students broadband internet with speeds of 10 Mbps. The plan…

Economy faces downturn due to lack of tax reform
Costa Rica's Fiscal deficit
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Costa Rica's Fiscal deficit
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Economy faces downturn due to lack of tax reform

AFP and Tico Times - July 24, 2018

The Central Bank of Costa Rica (BCCR) warned Monday that the economy will face a growing public deficit and stunted growth if Congress doesn’t pass tax reform.…