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Costa Rica Imposes Temporary Travel Restrictions due to Covid-19

•Only Costa Rican citizens and residents can enter the country during the temporary ban.•Classes are suspended at private and public schools and high schools. San José, Costa Rica. March 16th, 2020. The Costa Rican government declared today...

MARCH 16th 2020
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Costa Rica Joins the Gender Parity Initiative

•The plan was presented at the UN General Assembly near the end of September, as a Costa Rican strategy to increase women’s participation in the economy. •CINDE joins the project, which the government will develop over the next three years,...

SEPTEMBER 25th 2020
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Costa Rican Goods Exports Grow by 10% in Q1 of 2020

*Article originally published by PROCOMER: https://bit.ly/2VNppBj •Service exports closed out a successful 2019 as well, at 5% more than in 2018.•FDI was up by 13.4% in 2019 from 2018.    San Jose, April 23, 2020. Export...

APRIL 28th 2020
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Costa Ricans can pursue doctorates with full scholarships at prestigious US university

•Initiative was coordinated during the promotional tour to the USA organized by CINDE and in which the president Luis Guillermo Solís Rivera participated.•Dole will fund full scholarships for doctorates that will focus on pineapple and banana ge...

SEPTEMBER 18th 2015
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Costa Rica Puts in Work to Promote Investment

Country working hard to attract investment while doing right by citizensBy: Gregg Wassmansdorf. Article originally published at https://www.fdiintelligence.com/article/77867 July 10, 2020. Here’s an example of two kinds of news story rel...

JULY 23rd 2020
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Costa Rica shines in the latest edition of 'The European' magazine

Costa Rica stands out in the latest edition of The European, a renown international magazine that reviews topics such as business, foreign direct investment, finances, technology, among others.Costa Rica: The Natural Choice of Business, is the art...

JUNE 24th 2019
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Costa Rica, the Latin American home for Service Centers

English adaptation of the article by
Daniel Zueras, E&N Magazine; May 6, 2016.

Costa Rica, the Latin American home for Service Centers

 

"The world calls, Costa Rica answers" might be the welcome phrase for the small Central Ame...

MAY 12th 2016
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Costa Rica to Develop its Own COVID-19 Detection Tests

*Article originally published by the Government of Costa Rica: https://bit.ly/2xZzwtoThe task force is made up of Costa Rican experts in molecular biology, physiology, virology, microbiology, genetics, and biotechnology.This will eliminate depende...

APRIL 24th 2020
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Costa Rica to host tourism development, model in sustainability, that will generate 4000 jobs

• Global company Discovery will invest ¢224 thousand million, construction will begin in 2018•Project will benefit Guanacaste's development and will generate 2,000 new jobs in its construction phase and 4,000 direct and indirect jobs in full oper...

APRIL 18th 2017
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COVID-19 Calls on Workforce to Turn Up the Volume on Lifelong Learning

*Article originally published at CR Biz from Howler Magazine: https://bit.ly/3gH8echJuly 1, 2020. Ready or not, life implies change. Many of us have reflected on this over the last four months since COVID-19 arrived in Costa Rica. Our wo...

JULY 7th 2020
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Coyol Free Zone donates equipment to increase COVID-19 diagnosis in Costa Rica

*Article originally published by the Coyol Free Zone.Costa Rica. April 1st, 2020 Furthering its commitment to the health of Costa Rica, the Coyol Free Zone (CFZ) is donating an Abbott m2000 RealTime System and 5,000 COVID-19 diagnostic kits, to su...

APRIL 1st 2020
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ECLAC and UNCTAD Discuss Prospects for Regional Investment and Highlight the Strategic Role of Agencies to Promote Economic Reactivation

*An original article released by ECLAC in Spanish: https://bit.ly/2EmZnifInstitutions organized a virtual meeting to present the "2020 Report on Investments in the World: International Production Beyond the Pandemic.CINDE and Invest Chile particip...

AUGUST 24th 2020
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Edwards Lifesciences, leading heart valves manufacturer chooses Costa Rica to expand its global production network.

The company Edwards
Lifesciences, headquartered in the US, looks to hire 150 people for its facilities.

San José, Costa
Rica, June 29, 2016 — Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in innovations for structural heart d...

AUGUST 10th 2016
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Edwards Lifesciences: Strengthens its Life Sciences Manufacturing presence in Costa Rica

• The Company invested $100 million in the country due to its political and economic stability, as well as the qualified workforce it offers.• Facilities designed to achieve LEED Certification, with cutting edge technology, and welcoming...

MAY 23rd 2019
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Essential COSTA RICA: Costa Rica's ICTs Deliver Big!

Highly skilled workers and superior R&D provide solutions in global digital commerce*Article originally published by PRNewswire: https://prn.to/33SuPPkSAN JOSE, Costa Rica, Oct. 9, 2020, PRNewswire/ -- With over 300 experienced informatio...

OCTOBER 12th 2020