San José tops rankings of most competitive cities in Latin America
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San José tops rankings of most competitive cities in Latin America

L. Arias - November 25, 2015

The Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE) this week reported that San José leads the region in four of the 12 categories of “The World's Most Competitive Cities 2015”…

Equifax to offer 400 jobs in Costa Rica
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Equifax to offer 400 jobs in Costa Rica

L. Arias - November 2, 2015

Multinational credit services company Equifax Inc. announced plans Monday to hire 400 employees over the next three years for its shared services center in Costa Rica. The expansion…

President Solís to support reforms, female leadership at United Nations
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Diplomacy
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President Solís to support reforms, female leadership at United Nations

Zach Dyer - September 25, 2015

Costa Rica’s President Luis Guillermo Solís travels to New York Friday to address the United Nations General Assembly before meeting with U.S. lawmakers in the District of…

Hewlett-Packard’s split will not affect Costa Rica operation, company says
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Hewlett-Packard’s split will not affect Costa Rica operation, company says

L. Arias - June 27, 2015

Hewlett-Packard's (HP) decision to split into two companies on Sept. 1 will not involve any staff cuts at its operations in Costa Rica, the company said in a statement. HP…

Costa Rica’s Solís prepares for his 16th trip abroad in a year
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Costa Rica’s Solís prepares for his 16th trip abroad in a year

L. Arias - May 28, 2015

President Luis Guillermo Solís just returned from a 10-day tour of the United States last Friday, where he held several meetings hoping to attract investment. On Wednesday,…

Costa Rica unemployment reaches 10.1 percent
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Costa Rica unemployment reaches 10.1 percent

George Rodriguez and AFP - May 19, 2015

Unemployment in Costa Rica reached 10.1 percent in the first quarter of this year, a slight increase over the same period last year, the National Statistics and Census Institute (INEC) reported…

Wanted: bilingual professionals in Costa Rica
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Wanted: bilingual professionals in Costa Rica

L. Arias - May 19, 2015

U.S. companies will open a total of 450 new jobs in Costa Rica in the coming months. On a recent business-attraction tour in the U.S., President Luis Guillermo Solís got…

President Solís confirms trip to Europe in March
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President Solís confirms trip to Europe in March

L. Arias - February 10, 2015

Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís on Monday announced that next month he will embark on an official visit to France, Spain and Italy. During a ceremony…

Coca-Cola CEO meets with Costa Rica president on expansion plans
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Coca-Cola CEO meets with Costa Rica president on expansion plans

Zach Dyer - February 4, 2015

President Luis Guillermo Solís and Muhtar Kent, CEO of U.S. soft-drink giant Coca-Cola, met at Casa Presidencial Wednesday morning to discuss the company’s expansion here and an…

Costa Rica, China to explore creation of ‘special economic zones’
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Costa Rica, China to explore creation of ‘special economic zones’

Zach Dyer - January 6, 2015

Costa Rica could find itself once again as a center of high-tech manufacturing, including cars and renewable energy equipment, after President Luis Guillermo Solís and Chinese President…