Costa Rica economy

Costa Rica becomes 38th member of the OECD

Costa Rica has now joined the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) like its 38e member, making it one of the most attractive markets for foreign investment in the region. Costa Rica is the fourth Latin American country to join the Paris-based organization, which accounts for 80% of global …

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Cartago would be Costa Rica’s new tourist hub

the “Tecnológico de Costa Rica” (TEC), through sustainable tourism management career, leads a strategy that seeks to make Cartago and the Los Santos region the new cradle of tourism in Costa Rica. “The idea is that when a national or foreign tourist asks: what should I know in this Central …

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Huawei joins Responsible Business 2021 virtual event

Responsible Business 2021, a virtual event hosted by Reuters Events, served as a platform to deliver critical and actionable information. Speakers from governments, international organizations and businesses shared their views on international agreements, commitments and actions supporting the global transition to sustainability. Catherine Chen, Senior Vice President and Director of …

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Blinken’s visit to Costa Rica is a smart first step

During his first in-person foray into inter-American affairs, the Secretary of State Antony BlinkenAntony BlinkenBiden walks the fine line with investigation into origins of coronavirus White House urged to evacuate Afghan allies as time is running out China is already winning World War III, via cash MORE visit Costa Rica …

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El Salvador holds the World Surfing Championship.

The Government of President Nayib Bukele reiterates to Salvadorans and the international community the pride in organizing the ISA 2021 World Surfing Games, from May 29 to June 6 at Beaches of La Bocana (El Tunco) and El Sunzal, in the municipality of Tamanique, department of La Libertad, El Salvador. …

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Fifteen years in five keys

This content was published on May 30, 2021 – 9:19 a.m. May 30, 2021 – 9:19 a.m. Paris, May 30 (EFE). – Fifteen years after assuming the post of Secretary-General of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, Mexican Angel Gurria will hand over to Australian Matthias Corman next Tuesday, …

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Costa Rica becomes the new member of the OECD

Flags of Costa Rica. / VCG Flags of Costa Rica. / VCG Costa Rica has joined the “club of rich nations”. The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on Tuesday welcomed the small Central American country as its 38th member. The Paris-based organization, which has been accused of promoting …

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These countries lack oxygen – 24/7 Wall St.

As COVID-19 has spread across the world, one of the most valuable commodities has become oxygen, which is used to treat terribly ill people. There are consistent accounts, most recently in India, where oxygen has been depleted in some areas and this has caused deaths. Several countries have the most …

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Welcoming Costa Rica to the OECD

I am very happy to welcome Costa Rica as the 38th member of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The OECD is a unique forum of like-minded democracies dedicated to promoting our common values ​​and meeting our common challenges. Costa Rica’s membership follows a broad multi-year effort to …

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Now is the time for ASEAN member states to join a global effort to protect at least 30% of Earth’s land and oceans

AsiaNet 89706 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 25, 2021 (Antara / Bernama-AsiaNet) – On World Biodiversity Day, a growing number of elected officials, indigenous leaders, scientists and other experts are calling on leaders of ASEAN to endorse ambitious proposals to protect biodiversity and advance the rights of indigenous peoples through the …

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The initiative encourages and facilitates entrepreneurship of Costa Rican women in the fields of science and technology

Constellar is the name of a new initiative that aims to help and develop Costa Rican women entrepreneurs in specific areas. It is a program developed by the Costa Rica-United States Foundation for Cooperation (CRUSA) and National Council for Scientific and Technological Research (Conicit). The initiative is also being developed …

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Rangers fight to prevent poaching amid lockdowns

View of a deforested area in the middle of the Yari Plains, in Caqueta, Colombia, March 2, 2021 (Reuters / Luisa Gonzalez / File Photo) SINGAPORE – Ranger Atul Deokar’s walkie-talkie crackled one October night. He heard the panicked voices of his colleagues crying for reinforcement: they had been surrounded …

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Government of Costa Rica announces 50 priority projects

the Costa Rican Executive Power prioritized in the new legislative call, 50 initiatives focused on fiscal sustainability, environment, culture, probity and constitutional reform. Among the bills, the following stand out: – Project for the creation of a guarantee fund – Amnesty for the formalization and collection of social charges – …

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International solidarity for the realization of human rights during and after the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) – Report of the independent expert on human rights and international solidarity (A / HRC / 47 / 31) [EN/AR/RU/ZH] – World

Human rights councilForty-seventh sessionJune 21-July 9, 2021Agenda item 3Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil,political, economic, social and cultural rights,including the right to development summary This is the fourth report prepared for the Human Rights Council by the independent expert on human rights and international solidarity, Obiora Chinedu Okafor. …

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“There can be no divorce between economy and health”

QCOSTARICA – Here is a opinion piece by Dr Rodolfo Hernández Gómez, former director of the National Children’s Hospital and former 2018 presidential candidate, posted on Crhoy.com, for authorities to see health and the economy as complements, not issues distinct. The opinion expressed by Dr. Hernández does not necessarily reflect …

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