Carlos Alvarado sworn in as Costa Rican president

May 8, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Journalist Carlos Alvarado has been sworn in as Costa Rica's president, accepting the sash of office from his predecessor and ally, Luis Guillermo Solis. In Alvarado's words: "Under the clear blue of our skies, there is room for all of us." ...read more
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Carlos Alvarado sworn in as Costa Rican president

May 8, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Costa Rica's President Carlos Alvarado greets the public wearing the presidential sash during his swearing-in ceremony, in San Jose, Costa Rica, Tuesday, May 8, 2018. ...read more
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Election Season In Latin America

May 7, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Sunday's CIO Weekly Perspectives comes from guest contributor Gorky Urquieta, Senior Portfolio Manager and Global Co-Head of Emerging Markets Debt. Latin America has election fever. ...read more
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The Costa Rican press writes about “fugitive Romanians” and Elena …

May 7, 2018 | Costa Rica News
The Diario Extra newspaper published an article entitled "Fugitive Romanians choose Costa Rica as a refuge", referring to Elena Udrea, about whom it says that "she is a very controversial woman in her country", reminding that she is a former minister accused of corruption deeds. The article which also invokes the Romanian press, mentions Alina Bica, too. ...read more
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Port Everglades has a new sister port

May 7, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Broward County's Port Everglades has a new sister. The Port has entered a Memorandum of Understanding with the Port of Limon, Costa Rica, as part of its International Sister Seaport Program. ...read more
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Why Costa Ricans are being paid to marry Chinese migrants

May 6, 2018 | Costa Rica News
It was just a simple question, but it was enough to convince Maria to enter into what seemed like a simple deal. A young woman offered the 46-year-old Costa Rican woman 110 colones to get married to a Chinese man so that he could get residency in the Central American country. ...read more
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President Trump Announces Presidential Delegation to the Republic of…

May 2, 2018 | Costa Rica News
President Donald J. Trump today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to the Republic of Costa Rica to attend the Inauguration of His Excellency Carlos Alvarado on May 8, 2018 in San JosA©, Costa Rica. ...read more
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Scandinavian-inspired hotel emerges from the lush Costa Rican landscape

May 2, 2018 | Costa Rica News
European design elements meet Costa Rican craftsmanship in the newly completed Mint Santa Teresa , a modern hotel set into a steep hillside in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica. San Jose-based architecture firm Studio Saxe completed the upscale hotel for Swedish owners who fell in love with the beautiful area, which has become a hotspot for surfing and yoga. ...read more
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State Dept. Bought $500,000 Of Security Cameras Three Years Ago…

May 1, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Around $500,000 worth of video surveillance equipment meant for Costa Rican prisons sat in the U.S. embassy for years because officials didn't know how to plug in the cameras. The State Department's International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Office at the U.S. embassy in San Jose, Costa Rica, ordered the $540,077 surveillance setup for a high-security prison in 2015 as part of the government's assistance with local law enforcement. ...read more
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Berry Professor awarded Fulbright Research Grant

May 1, 2018 | Costa Rica News
A Berry College professor has received a grant from the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship Program to pursue research in Costa Rica. ...read more
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