Costa Rica strikes, marches against tax plan, testing new president

September 13, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Thousands of Costa Ricans kept up a fourth day of marches and a wide public workers strike on Thursday to protest a proposed fiscal reform, dealing their centre-left president his first major test since taking office in May. University students and public sector employees on indefinite strike march against a tax reform proposed by the government in San Jose, Costa Rica September 13,2018. ...read more
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Plans to deploy an intelligent network, distribution automation and sensing devices.

September 11, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Landis+Gyr announced it has been selected to provide smart grid automation technology and data services to Costa Rican utility ESPH as part of a comprehensive grid modernization project. Based in Heredia, Costa Rica, ESPH provides electric, water, sanitation and telecommunications services to residential and commercial customers in the northern suburbs of the nation's capital, San Jose. ...read more
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Ron DeSantis slams Andrew Gillum for ties to Tallahassee corruption probe

September 10, 2018 | Costa Rica News
When Florida's Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum chose a former primary opponent as his running mate Thursday, he did more than add another sharply progressive voice to the ticket in November's election. He went with Chris King, who had backed him in the clutch when prompted to talk about a sprawling FBI investigation into city hall corruption in Tallahassee, where Mr. Gillum is mayor. ...read more
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S. Korea blank Costa Rica 2-0 in Bento’s coaching debut

September 7, 2018 | Costa Rica News
South Korea defeated Costa Rica 2-0 in a men's football friendly match on Friday, giving their new coach Paulo Bento a victory in his debut before a sellout home crowd. Midfielder Lee Jae-sung knocked home a rebound after Son Heung-min's penalty attempt rang off the post in the 35th at Goyang Stadium in Goyang, north of Seoul, while fellow midfielder Nam Tae-hee scored his first international goal in nearly two years for second-half insurance. .
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Paint in words, speak in colors: “Conversations with Diego Rivera”

September 7, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Diego Rivera and Alfredo Cardona PeA a, taken at their last interview, July 30, 1950; photo Lola Alvarez Bravo, courtesy New York University Press and New Village Press Diego Rivera: JuchitA n River , 1953-1995, oil on canvas on wood, Mexico; Museo Nacional de Arte A© 2017 Banco de MA©xico Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico, D.F./Artists Rights Society Diego Rivera and Alfredo Cardona PeA a, taken at their last interview, July 30, 1
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Haley: Nicaragua Risks Becoming Another Venezuela or Syria

September 5, 2018 | Costa Rica News
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley addresses the U.N. Security Council at U.N. headquarters in New York, March 12, 2018. She said on Sept. ...read more
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Farrah Abraham flashes tan lines while totally nude during cheeky photo shoot in Costa Rica

September 5, 2018 | Costa Rica News
The 27-year-old took Costa Rica's famous slogan Pura Vida, which means pure life, very literally over the weekend and hit the country's sandy beach in her purest form ... totally nude. Farrah flashed some tan lines while in the buff for the racy photo shoot in new photos that were released on Wednesday. ...read more
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The Costa Rican Immigration Office reduces by 60% the delivery time of residency cards

September 5, 2018 | Costa Rica News
For the first time, the Immigration Office reduced the times for the initial delivery and renewals of residency cards, better known as Immigration Identity Document for Foreigners . Foreigners who have a migratory status approved for the first time or who renew their DIMEX at the Immigration central or regional offices, Banco de Costa Rica agencies or select Costa Rica post offices, will receive their document in nine business days from the day i
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San Jose, Costa Rica

September 4, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Once I arrived torrential rains came down, so I ducked into a little bistro nearby, Ollio Bar, and had BBQ chicken and blackberry juice for lunch. National Theater of Costa Rica was impressive, so I decided to have a coffee and hang out for a while. ...read more
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Sutel greenlights Tigo acquisitions

September 3, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Sector watchdog the Superintendency of Telecommunications has approved the takeover of regional cablecos Cable Television Doble - which operates under the Cable Max brand - and Cable Zarcero by Tigo Costa Rica, El Financiero reports. In its decision, Sutel noted that acquisitions would not 'produce adverse results for end users'. ...read more
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