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…

800 new jobs coming to Costa Rica
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800 new jobs coming to Costa Rica

L. Arias - October 30, 2015

Two firms announced plans this week to hire a total of up to 800 people in Costa Rica in the coming years. U.S. consulting firm Auxis said Friday…

Medical device manufacturer hiring for its Costa Rica operation
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Medical device manufacturer hiring for its Costa Rica operation

L. Arias - October 2, 2015

U.S. industrial manufacturer Okay Industries reported plans this week to hire more staff in Costa Rica following a ₡345 million (some $638,000) investment in its local operation. This is the…

Bosch opens business outsourcing company in Costa Rica
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Bosch opens business outsourcing company in Costa Rica

L. Arias - September 24, 2015

German outsourcing services supplier Bosch Service Solutions on Wednesday opened its first business service center in Costa Rica. The center will provide business support for the company’s operations…

Roche expands Costa Rica operation with new service center
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Roche expands Costa Rica operation with new service center

L. Arias - August 12, 2015

Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche opened a new service and distribution center in Heredia province on Wednesday, representing a $5.5 million investment. The company expects the expansion will allow…

OECD lays down Costa Rica’s ‘roadmap’ to membership
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OECD lays down Costa Rica’s ‘roadmap’ to membership

Zach Dyer - July 15, 2015

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development announced its roadmap for Costa Rica’s accession to the exclusive club of nations Wednesday. This is the latest step in…

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…

US businesses love Costa Rican workers, there’s just not enough of them
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US businesses love Costa Rican workers, there’s just not enough of them

Zach Dyer - June 26, 2015

Costa Rica’s best kept secret is its talent pool, according to several international business leaders speaking at a foreign investment conference Thursday. Business leaders met to discuss…

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,…

UN: Foreign investment in Latin America falls 16 percent in 2014
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UN: Foreign investment in Latin America falls 16 percent in 2014

AFP - May 27, 2015

SANTIAGO, Chile – Foreign direct investment in Latin America and the Caribbean fell 16 percent in 2014, reversing a decade-long growth trend as the region's economies slowed, a…