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Nov 23, 2012
A recently released report offers another great reason to invest in Costa Rica real estate. Costa Rica has overtaken Chile as the country with the highest level of “democratic development” in Latin America, according to the 2012 Latin American Democratic Development Index by the Argentinean consulting company Polilat and the Konrad Adenauer...
Nov 22, 2012
According to the Foreign Trade Promotion Office (Procomer), Costa Rican exports of goods increased by 7.8 percent between January and October this year compared to the same period in 2011. During the period, the Costa Rica sold products worth $9.4 billion, which represents $678 million more than in 2011. Procomer reported that...
Oct 28, 2012
Great news for Canadians! It's easier than ever to reach Costa Rica's spectacular Guanacaste Gold Coast to enjoy some of the world's most fabulous beaches and eco-reserves.   Canadian low-fare air carrier WestJet Airlines announced Sunday that it will launch non-stop seasonal flights from Toronto to the Daniel Oduber...
Oct 06, 2012
The protection of Costa Rican wildlife and preservation of our world-renowned biodiversity wins in a land slide vote. The Costa Rica government lawmakers took steps this week to be the first Latin America country to ban hunting as a sport. The final vote was 41 in favor and 5 against. The Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT) reported that 2.1...
Sep 26, 2012
On Sept 14, 2012 the World Travel  Awards (WTA) recognized two Tamarindo Hotels  - the JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort and Spa and the Westin Resort and Spa Conchal - as the best in the Central America and Mexico Region. Both Tamarindo Hotels enjoy the highest quality amenities including signature golf courses...
Aug 17, 2012
China gives Costa Rica $25 million for police academy, 4,800 computers for schools and teachers, and another $8 million for the Costa Rican government to use at its discretion. At 5 p.m. in Beijing on Thursday, August 16, 2012, Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla shook hands and posed for photos with China's leader Hu Jintao. Afterwards,...
Jul 10, 2012
Costa Rica made the number one spot for another year on the Happy Planet Index, beating out the United States and Western European Nations for the title of the planet's most content.  This is the second time that Costa Rica has earned the top ranking on the Happy Planet Index, published by the New Economics Foundation, a...
Jun 22, 2012
According to Ernst & Young Study, Costa Rica Ranks 19 in the Top 20 Emerging Economies   Costa Rica is more than just exotic wildlife, spectacular beaches, great climate, exciting eco-adventures, and tropical rainforests. For serious investors around the world, Costa Rica is also a great location for...
Jun 19, 2012
Canada–Costa Rica Free Trade Agreement to be Updated The first Canada-Costa Rica Free Trade Agreement (CCRFTA) went into effect on November 1, 2002. The stated objectives of the Free Trade Agreement were primarily to: Create economic development Establish free trade Elimate trade barriers...
May 30, 2012
Trip Advisor's recently released Eco-Friendly Travel Survey awards pristine Costa Rica as the world's most popular eco-destination. Costa Rica has been on the forefront of the ecotourism trend, establishing a Certification for Sustainable Tourism (CST) program in 1999, an internationally-recognized certification program that grades the...

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