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Portafolio Inmobiliario Starts Construction of the Costa Rica Green Valley Free Trade Zone Project in Grecia

•The first phase of this mixed-use development, located in Grecia, Alajuela, will reside under Free Trade Zone status.•Project land will total more than 1,000,000 m2 (10,763,910 ft2). The first phase of the free zone project will develop 140,000...

JUNE 16th 2020
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Coursera and Costa Rica Launch a Joint Program to Strengthen Industry 4.0 Skills and Train - Free of Charge - 50,000 People to Confront the COVID-19 Crisis

•Collaboration between Coursera and Costa Rica will allow for the development of strategic and technical skills in cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, and sustainability, among others, which are key to post-COVID-19 business transformation on...

JUNE 15th 2020
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GSK launches its Finance Hub for Americas in Costa Rica

• This center is delivering critical finance activities for the Americas region • More than 100 Finance professionals hired in the past 6 months • GSK has three regional Finance hubs performing similar activities worldwide in Costa Rica,...

JUNE 11th 2020
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The Advantages of Investing in Costa Rica, Latest OECD Member

•Costa Rica became the organization’s member number 38 and the fourth in Latin America, last May 15th. •Joining the organization is a clear acknowledgment that Costa Rica meets the most demanding world standards including those related to f...

MAY 27th 2020
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Free Trade Zone Companies Have Contributed with Over $1,1 Million to Combat the COVID-19 Outbreak in Costa Rica

•Free trade zones support more than 180,000 direct and indirect jobs, amid the challenging situation Costa Rica is currently facing.•Multinationals have developed projects in technology transfer, innovation, and collaboration with the national a...

MAY 27th 2020
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5 reasons Costa Rica has Latin America’s Lowest COVID-19 Mortality Rate

•Reports from BBC News World and DW highlight why Costa Rica is one of the countries with fewest deaths due to the novel coronavirus.•The country doesn’t report community transmission. By May 28, Costa Rica had registered 10 deaths due to C...

MAY 27th 2020
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Multinational NI Supports Economic Reactivation of Costa Rican Local Suppliers

•National Instrument’s COVID-19 crisis response plan includes help to ventures, keeping supply contracts, and free access to training programs and education licenses, among other measures.San José, May 25, 2020. National Instruments Corporation (...

MAY 25th 2020
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Microtechnologies Costa Rica Manufactures Components for Ford’s Artificial Ventilators

•Company located in Alajuela is creating 100,000 switches for the automaker’s production line.•Ford innovated with this production to help in the care of patients infected by the novel coronavirus. Costa Rica. May 22, 2020. The COVID-19 pan...

MAY 22nd 2020
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Roche Services & Solutions for the Americas Will Double its Operations in Costa Rica

•Roche announced today that it will hire 370 collaborators throughout this year; will have more than 700 direct employees by the end of 2020. •As part of Roche’s global strategy, Costa Rica will now provide Human Resources solutions for the...

MAY 21st 2020
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Intel and Costa Rican Health Authorities Develop Predictive Behavior Models for COVID-19

* Article originally published by INTEL Costa Rica.•Statistical modeling will help estimate the behavior of the pandemic’s epidemiological curve in Costa Rica and its different geographic and demographic segments.•Nine engineers of Intel Costa R...

MAY 20th 2020
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Multinational Companies Partner with the University of Costa Rica to 3D Print Protection Masks

•Boston Scientific Costa Rica and Akamai Costa Rica are collaborating with the University of Costa Rica for COVID-19 frontline workers in the country.San José, Costa Rica. May 19, 2020. Even though 3D printing started in the 80s, it has recently ...

MAY 19th 2020
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La Lima Free Trade Zone Companies Donate 6,000 Masks and 3,000 Pairs of Gloves to the National Emergency Commission

*Article originally published by La Lima Free Zone •The business park also carried out a food donation campaign that helped 150 neighboring Cartago families who have been economically affected by COVID-19.•The Cartago Special Economic Zone ...

MAY 14th 2020
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Costa Rica: Grow Smarter, Grow Better, Grow Together

“Grow smarter. Grow better. Grow Together. That’s what Costa Rica has in mind for its FDI strategy, reaping the benefits of a world-class talent platform, a collaborative and prosperous business ecosystem, and a productive sustainability approach....

MAY 14th 2020
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Establishment Labs Makes a Second Donation of More Than 1,800 Reusable Face Shields

*Article originally published by Establishment Labs. The medical technology company focused on women’s health supported 30 organizations and institutions by donating personal protective equipment to its employees. San José, May 12th, 202...

MAY 13th 2020
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Intel Costa Rica Donates $70,000 in the Fight Against COVID-19

*Article originally published by INTEL Costa Rica •The company will also donate 16,000 surgical masks and 1,500 N95 masks to the Costa Rican Social Security Fund (CCSS)•An Intel Corporation initiative will distribute similar aid in countrie...

MAY 12th 2020