Costa Rican Electricity Institute appeals ₡2 billion fine by regulators
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Costa Rican Electricity Institute appeals ₡2 billion fine by regulators

L. Arias - June 4, 2015

The Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) is challenging a ₡2.2 billion ($4 million) fine levied by the Telecommunications Superintendency (SUTEL) for unfair competition involving discounted offers for ICE phone service.…

Costa Rica’s telecom regulator sanctions state-owned ICE for unfair competition
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Business
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Costa Rica’s telecom regulator sanctions state-owned ICE for unfair competition

L. Arias - May 29, 2015

The Telecommunications Superintendency (SUTEL) on Thursday slapped the Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) with a ₡2.2 billion ($4 million) fine for unfair competition carried out on two separate ocassions in…

New website, social-media campaign fight sexism in Costa Rica
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New website, social-media campaign fight sexism in Costa Rica

L. Arias - October 1, 2014

The National Institute for Women is challenging Ticos to find out if they behave as “machistas” and are in need of rehabilitation. The agency has launched a media campaign and website called “Machista…

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Telecom giant Claro (still) thinks sexist ‘jokes’ are good publicity

David Boddiger - April 28, 2014

https://twitter.com/Claro_CostaRica/status/460659047566671873 Update: Claro Costa Rica posted a brief apology on Monday on its Facebook and Twitter accounts. Read it below, at the end of our story.  You'd…