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Dollar borrowers with colon income have more difficulty repaying their loans – Q COSTA RICA

QCOSTARICA — Dollar borrowers earning settlers are having greater difficulty repaying their loans as they have suffered two blows: a rise in the dollar exchange rate and a drop in income due to the pandemic. This was explained on Thursday by the financial authorities during the presentation of the Semestral …

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Department heads give worst economic report ever after eight years of coalition

The heads of the Treasury and the Department of Finance have just released the most pessimistic pre-election economic and fiscal outlook report since PEFOs have existed, as reported by Alan Austin. LAST WEEK’S official assessment of the health of Australia’s economy points to a continuation of the worst performance on …

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RACO Investment Founder Randall Castillo Ortega discusses funding challenges startups face

Startups struggle to scale, network, understand funding options, and understand each step of the funding process. These obstacles can be overcome to help a business grow. Randall Castillo Ortega is a financial expert who founded RACO Investment. He shares his perspective on the financial challenges faced by startups. Although it …

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UN calls on Sri Lanka to negotiate ‘debt for nature’ swaps to mitigate economic collapse

The UN has called on Sri Lanka to introduce a temporary basic income and negotiate “debt for nature” swaps linked to environmental conservation as part of measures to mitigate the country’s economic collapse, while that Colombo start talks with the IMF. The United Nations Development Program made the proposals in …

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Blink Charging expands its international footprint

Blink Charging Co., owner, operator and provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging equipment and services, has announced its international expansion through a variety of hardware and software upgrades and recently signed distribution agreements. Blink and its subsidiaries currently have equipment deployed or provide electric vehicle charging services in 18 countries. …

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MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: BNCR raises $75M from IDB Invest, FinDev Canada via social bond issue focused on women entrepreneurs in Costa Rica

IDB Invest, a member of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), recently organized a USD 75 million social bond issue for Banco Nacional de Costa Rica (BNCR), a public bank. The funding is intended to strengthen the capital position of the BNCR and increase its financing of micro, small and medium-sized …

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The unequal relationship between MLS and USL

The original purpose of this piece was to find players who started their American football career in the lower league and worked their way up to Major League Soccer – not players who were loaned out, but rather athletes who signed for a USL or NPSL club, impressed at that …

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California water crisis persists as Governor Newsom vacations in Costa Rica

How can California have a water crisis when the state borders the Pacific Ocean and the Sierra Nevada mountain range, 400 miles north-south and 50 miles to 80 miles east-west, empties into more than 15 rivers, 6 lakes and many streams? The Sierra Nevada snowpack is California’s main source of …

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Live in harmony with nature at Costa Rica’s Reserva Conchal

Residences W, Reserva Conchal, Guanacaste, Costa Rica Conchal Reserve In a remote corner of Costa Rica’s Guanacaste province sits an eco-oasis named Reserva Conchal, a sustainable resort an hour’s drive from Liberia International Airport. This sprawling community includes luxury homes, resorts and hotels that coexist in harmony with the natural …

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Indian Bazaar Expo Launches US B2B Marketplace

Today in B2B payments, digital payments are helping to accelerate the speed of goods movement and Paystand is launching its first business expense card with cryptocurrency rewards. Additionally, YoKart is launching a B2B platform and slow payments are a major challenge for one in four travel and tourism companies. B2B …

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Connected economy: Revolut launches in new countries

Today, in the connected economy, the financial super app Revolut is expanding to a host of new countries, while Experian and Black Opal are teaming up to help immigrants get better credit. Additionally, Vivid Seats is launching a ticketing program for Capital One customers, and Upgrade marks its 100th partnership …

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Nicaraguan refugees and asylum seekers in Costa Rica Double:

The UN Refugee Agency reported that in the past eight months the number of people fleeing Managua, Nicaragua to Costa Rica has doubled. To date, more than 150,000 people have been displaced. Nicaragua is characterized by generating significant population flows to foreign countries, with two main destinations: the United States …

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Korean real estate startup Dongnae raises $20 million

Dongnae, a South Korean startup that aims to help tenants facing limited housing options, raised 25 billion won (about $20.4 million) in a Series A funding round, KoreaTechDesk reported. Friday, March 25. The funding round brings Dongae’s total fundraising to approximately $33 million since its launch two years ago. The …

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Chowder secures $25 million credit facility with Coromandel Capital | News

ATLANTE, March 17, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Chowder, a home improvement-focused FinTech company that provides flexible payment options to cash-strapped and credit-strapped homeowners, secured its first credit facility with Coromandel Capital. This $25 million installation, with the ability to scale, allows Chowder to scale its network of contractors, distributors and manufacturers …

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Ecuador’s proposed FTA with China generates opportunities and concerns

The revised financial cooperation could be accompanied by closer trade cooperation. The memorandum of understanding to start negotiating a free trade agreement, which was signed in Beijing, could lead to a formal pact as early as October, to be signed in the Ecuadorian city of Guayaquil, Lasso said. The deal …

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Scotiabank marks International Women’s Day 2022 with the expansion of the Scotiabank Women Initiative in Costa Rica

TORONTO, March 8, 2022 /CNW/ – Scotiabank is proud to announce today the expansion of The Scotiabank Women Initiative™ to Costa Rica. Currently available in North America and Jamaicathe program has built on its previous successes to offer a tailored program designed specifically for women-led businesses in Costa Rica. Scotiabank …

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Latin America: a new sphere of Russian influence?

It is estimated that Venezuela has received around $17 billion in loans from Russia since 2007, spending an unknown but likely considerable amount on arms purchases from the Kremlin. In the oil industry, the main source of income for both states, Russia has played a considerable role in participating in …

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BanColombia SA – Consensus indicates a potential decline of -5.1%

BanColombia SA with ticker code (CIB) now have 10 analysts covering the stock with the consensus suggesting a ‘Hold’ rating. The target price ranges between 40.7 and 23.66 with an average TP of 33.44. Together with the stock’s previous close at 35.25, this indicates that there is downside potential of …

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Peruvian startup Leasy raises $17m in debt and equity to provide car loans to LatAm taxi drivers

Leasy, a startup that offers car financing to ride-hailing drivers in Latin America through a subscription model, raised $2 million in equity and $15 million in debt. Gregorio Gilardini, originally from Italy, and Alejandro Garay, originally from Spain, met in Peru several years ago and discovered that they both had …

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The invasion of Russia and Ukraine will increase oil prices

Oil wells in Lake Maracaibo, in the western region of Venezuela. PA Rising oil prices triggered by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine could create a big problem for the Biden administration in Latin America: it could create havoc for oil-importing countries in Central America and the Caribbean , and could encourage …

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BanColombia SA – Consensus indicates a potential decline of -2.8%

BanColombia SA with ticker code (CIB) now have 10 total analysts covering the stock. The consensus rating is “Hold”. The range between the target price high and the target price low is between 40.7 and 23.66 calculating the average target price we see 33.44. With the stock’s previous close at …

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China faces ‘creditor trap’ in lending to Latin America: Q&A

(Bloomberg) — China to be more cautious about extending loans to Latin American countries after difficulties in securing repayment suggest it has at times fallen into a ‘creditor’s trap’, says author of new book on Beijing’s loans to the region. Yet China will not abandon state-to-state lending because it still …

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COVID-19 has affected 90.3% of businesses in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA – According to the results of a consultation section that has been incorporated into the Directory of Companies and Establishments (DEE), in order to know what have been the main effects of the pandemic, 90.3% of companies have been affected by the COVID-19, The highest percentage of companies reporting …

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Lending activity increased to drive the issuance of leveraged finance in the Asia-Pacific region…

Debt markets in the Asia-Pacific (ex-Japan) (APAC) region saw strong gains in 2021, with the combined issuance of high-yield bonds and leveraged and unleveraged loans rising from US$422.3 billion in 2020 to US$498 billion in 2021. Overall issuance rose despite pandemic-induced disruption and dislocation in China’s property market, a key …

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Savings tips from a millennial mom on the right track to saving $3.5 million

‘Determine what your goal is’ Before you begin any financial journey, “the most important thing you need to do is figure out what your goal is,” she says. Jones doesn’t necessarily mean the superficial financial goal, like having $15,000 in your emergency savings, but the personal goal behind that financial …

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Now Argentina is moving to Russia after sealing BRI deal with China

Through Chris Devonshire-Ellis South America is becoming increasingly receptive to Russian trade and economic viability Argentinian President Alberto Fernandez was in Beijing for the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics and signed an agreement with China to join the Belt and Road Initiative. Argentina endured economic problems with loans to …

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Blue Action Fund celebrates five years of financing the protection of marine and coastal areas | D+C

Blue Action Fund draws a positive balance sheet in an impact report marking its fifth anniversary. The nonprofit foundation promotes marine and coastal protected areas and works to secure the livelihoods of coastal communities. In pursuit of this objective, it provides targeted funding to non-governmental organizations active in developing countries. …

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How NBA’s John Salley gave Detroit hip-hop producer J Dilla his first big break | Music function | Detroit

Click to enlarge Courtesy photo, Shutterstock Detroit Pistons forward John Salley, right, started a label, Hoops, where J Dilla got his first break with Slum Village. A new book – Dilla Time: the life and afterlife of J Dilla, the hip-hop producer who reinvented the beat, now available on MCD/Farrar, …

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Budget 2022 expectations: I hope to see welcome changes in the hospitality sector

The government has been supportive, but it should be more proactive in offering interest-free loans, more grants, tax cuts, technological advances and a measure to increase domestic travel. By Pranav Dangi The onset of the pandemic and the series of lockdowns that followed had a negative impact on the whole …

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Biden in Latin America: A Humble Beginning

Photo sources: Ivan Valence/Getty Images Latin America and the Caribbean has not been a priority for President Biden’s foreign policy team. Nor could this be the case: the region has no prominent inter-state conflicts, no nuclear weapons (¡Gracias a Dios!), no threatening international terrorist organizations. China and Russia are distant …

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Venture cardholders get $300 off

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Certified Green Issuance Reaches $200 Billion – Climate Bond Standard Extended in 2022 – Commodity Chemicals, Cement, Steel Ongoing

$200 billion marks strong best-practice platform as Climate Bonds Standard set to expand reach to heavy industry Cumulative emissions under the Climate Bonds Standard surpassed $200 billion at the end of 2021, setting a new milestone for international best practice in green investing. Certified green bonds, loans, sukuk (and other …

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The Dominican Republic has fared better than its peers

Santo Domingo, DR.The Dominican Republic is showing a recovery that is appreciated as a success by the international community, highlighting the opinions of the most prestigious risk rating agencies, the most representative institutions of the international bank and various multilateral organizations. An analysis by Pagina Abierta of the Central Bank …

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Latin America and the Caribbean: forecast for 2022

Photo source: Adalberto Roque / AP via Chicago Tribune 2022 will likely be a turbulent year, but ultimately very difficult for Latin America, the Caribbean and the Biden administration’s engagement in the region. The year will begin with the hope that the region slowly regains the upper hand in its …

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The settlement of Americans in Costa Rica motivated the project of 1,800 luxury homes in Osa

QCOSTARICA – Thanks to an internal study, two Florida companies have identified that Costa Rica is the country where the most Americans are settling lately and, therefore, they have decided to develop a real estate project of 1,800 houses luxury on the Osa Peninsula, in the province of Puntarenas, in …

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Spur Tree Targets $ 335 Million In Equity Through IPO | Business

S parts maker Spur Tree aims to raise more than $ 335 million in equity at $ 1 per share, when its initial public offering hits the market at the end of the month. Stock market investors are offered 335,391,848 shares of the company, over the period from December 29 …

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Malaysia prepares for taxation of foreign source income

Effective January 1, 2022, the current income tax exemption on Foreign Source Income (FSI) received in Malaysia by Malaysian residents will be removed. This article highlights the impact and practical considerations businesses and individuals should take into account in preparing for the impending ISP tax. The content of this article …

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Costa Rica: USD 150m: First Green Bond Certified for Hydropower Criteria under the Climate Bond Standard

Costa Rica: USD 150m: First Green Bond Certified for Hydropower Criteria under the Climate Bond Standard The proceeds will be used to refinance the construction of the Reventazón hydroelectric plant SAN JOSE: LONDON 12/23/21: 12PM CST: the Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) with the support of the Inter-American Development Bank …

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Costa Rica and the Morpho Butterfly Business:

Morpho butterflies are a breed of neotropical butterflies of the genus Morpho. This genus comprises an average of twenty-nine accepted species and one hundred and forty-seven accepted subspecies. Morpho butterflies are mainly found in Mexico, Central America, and South America – Costa Rica, Brazil, and Venezuela. They have metallic, winged …

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Nicaragua receives vaccines after restoring diplomatic relations with China

On Sunday December 12, Nicaragua received the first 200,000 doses of the Sinopharm vaccine against COVID-19. This is the first shipment of a million doses promised by China, just three days after the regime of Daniel Ortega and Rosario Murillo severed diplomatic relations with Taiwan in order to reconnect them …

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World Bank financing aims to accelerate implementation of Rwanda’s human capital development program

WASHINGTON, December 16, 2021—The World Bank’s Board of Directors today approved $175 million in financing from the International Development Association (IDA)* to help advance Rwanda’s political and institutional reform agenda for development human capital and inclusive economic growth. This financial package consists of an IDA grant of $87.5 million and …

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All good in 2021

NEEDHAM, Mass., December 14, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Travel in 2021 may have had its beginnings and stops, but one thing was certain this year: Travelers’ appetites to get out and explore have shown no signs of waning. While travel as we know it may have been different this …

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EXPLANATION: Why did China hijack Nicaragua from Taiwan?

BEIJING – Nicaragua’s decision to sever diplomatic ties with Taiwan and recognize China leaves an autonomous island democracy with just 14 diplomatic allies. Most are small, largely poor nations in the Western Pacific, the Caribbean and Latin America, the only exception being the Vatican. At the same time, Taiwan maintains …

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Why Costa Rica is cheaper than many countries in the world

Countries like Japan, the United Kingdom or the Cayman Islands are more expensive than Costa Rica (although in the bottles of water and red wine we are even more expensive). Here we explain why our country is so cheap. Costa Rica is a cheap country. We who inhabit it know …

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The exchange rate increases again – Q COSTA RICA

QCOSTARICA – The dollar exchange rate rose again after falling on November 25th. The average value of the currency on the Monex market rose by 10.91 yen in 13 days, reaching 640.82 yen on Tuesday, December 7. The arrival of foreign visitors is one of the main sources of dollars, …

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OAS withdrawal makes Nicaragua “unreliable state” for financial organizations

Nicaragua’s withdrawal from the Organization of American States (OAS), requested by the regime of Daniel Ortega and Rosario Murillo, means that the country is “cutting itself off from the international system”, which generates “a lack of legitimacy, because it becomes a state ”for multilateral organizations, warned the analyst of international …

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Awaiting Omicron Impact – Forbes Advisor

Editorial Note: We earn a commission on partner links on Forbes Advisor. Commissions do not affect the opinions or ratings of our editors. Americans were anxiously awaiting blue skies and warm sands, based on travel insurance data for holiday season travel. It remains to be seen how far the Omicron …

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Ortega’s isolation from the OAS “will indirectly affect” financial entities

The extent of the economic repercussions that Nicaragua could possibly suffer from its departure and / or its suspension from the Organization of American States (OAS) remains to be seen, warned economist and political scientist Enrique Saenz. Likewise, its effect on the socio-political crisis in which the country is plunged …

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Bonds and loans Latin America and the Caribbean 2021

08:15 Day two: Registration and networking End of the session: 9:30 a.m. 09:15 President’s opening remarks Speaker End of session: 9:25 a.m. 09:25 Understanding Global Climate Policies in a Latin American Context: How to Apply a Transition Finance Program to Resource-Rich Markets COP26 and Net Zero by 2050: what are …

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BanColombia SA – Consensus indicates potential increase of 10.7%

BanColombia SA found using ticker (CIB) now have 10 analysts covering the stock with the consensus suggesting a rating of “Hold”. The target price is between 40.7 and 23.66, with the average target price being 33.44. Now, with the previous closing price of 30.22, this indicates that there is upside …

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Commercial bank loans to private sector up $ 6.42 billion in October

RIYAD: China is considering banning companies from entering foreign stock markets through entities with different interests. This will fill a gap that the country’s tech industry has long used to raise capital from foreign investors, according to Bloomberg. People familiar with the case, who asked not to be identified while …

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RACO Investment founder Randall Castillo Ortega discusses technology in the financial space

Today, technology and digitization have become essential tools for the survival of a company. As such, the financial sector has moved from traditional interaction and communication to an immersion in the process of regeneration and transformation which has resulted in decisive changes. Randall Castillo Ortega, founder of SME lender RACO …

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“Narco” on the verge of financing political campaigns

QCOSTARICA – The spending of money is regulated, but not its origin, resulting in a lack of control which could, during the six months of the political campaign – when considering a second round – allow linked criminal groups drug trafficking to launder billions of colones, warns the State of …

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Structural reforms cannot be delayed

A health worker inoculates a man with a dose of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine in the Santa Anita district on the eastern outskirts of Lima on November 15, 2021. (Photo by ERNESTO BENAVIDES / AFP via Getty Images) By Ignacio Munyo Americas News, Montevideo, Uruguay, Tue 16 November 2021: Latin America …

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GFANZ does not keep its promises at COP26

Canals : COP, Stranded Assets Companies: Rockefeller Brothers Fund People: Michael northrop November 16, 2021 Finance is particularly well placed to save the planet, but has already funded 1.5 ֯ C of global warming, warns Michael northrop Carbon Tracker, the London Financial Analytics store, told us about it in 2019. …

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Jorge Zuiga Blanco gives advice on how companies can reduce their debt before the end of the year

We are entering the last stage of the year, and many SME entrepreneurs are facing problems due to debts with banks, suppliers and even customers for undelivered goods. If this is your case, and you are already working on your strategic plan for 2021, reducing the company’s liabilities should become …

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United States abandons climate change commitments

Last week, in his address to the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), President Joe Biden reiterated that the United States intends to quadruple its Climate-related financial commitments to developing countries by 2024. Biden first made the announcement at the …

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Healthy forests are fertile ground for carbon markets

Benefits for people and the planet The ERPA program in Mozambique is more than just a payment from the FCPF. It promotes conservation and climate-smart agriculture in forest communities, helps farmers harness sustainable supply chains for cash crop production, restores degraded lands, stimulates charcoal production and consumption. more efficient timber …

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Galp obtains loans from the EIB to finance 2.1 GWp of solar power in Spain and Portugal

Galp aims to achieve 12 GW of renewable energy operational capacity by 2030. Image: Galp. The oil and gas company Galp has secured loans from the European Investment Bank (EIB) to support the construction of more than 2.1 GWp of solar projects in Spain and Portugal. The largest deal is …

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Jungle Getaway offers coveted access to a Costa Rican eco-paradise

Take a look at the new grounds at Drake Bay Getaway Resort. Drake Bay Getaway Resort Costa Rica is one of the world’s premier ecotourism destinations. Although the country covers only 19,700 square miles (it’s smaller than West Virginia), it accounts for 5 percent of the Earth’s biodiversity, according to …

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Spotlight: asset structuring and regulation in France

All the questions Structuring and regulation of heritage i Vehicles commonly used for asset structuring The appropriate vehicles for wealth structuring depend primarily on the jurisdiction of residence of the owner and the provisions of applicable tax treaties, if any. French residents generally opt for direct holding of their assets …

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Building materials maintain sharp price increases

QCOSTARICA – Construction prices continue to show high variations from year to year, an effect caused mainly by the increase in the cost of structural steel, plastic pipes and electrical cables. Despite the fact that a slight decrease was reported in September compared to the year-to-year variations of August, the …

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Team Biden ignores Communist China at America’s peril

OPINION: Communist China’s military and rhetoric escalation against Taiwan is testing the Biden administration’s response to America’s most dangerous geopolitical adversary. As speculation grows about President Xi Jinping’s next move and breathless commentators discuss the possibility of war against the island nation, the CCP continues to advance a truly global …

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Choosing the best short-term loan

Start-ups and small businesses with minimal collateral and little or no credit history often struggle to access small business loans. They resort to short term loans as a viable option to fill their financial deficits. Even if you do your best to anticipate all possible expenses when starting a business, …

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The best way to make your money grow

Invest in real estate will always be a good deal for those who know how to do it. In any market, there are always offers and opportunities. The purchase of a property or perhaps several according to your capital, is an alternative to make money work and secure your future. …

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Canada, Germany push rich countries for more climate money

OTTAWA – Canada and Germany are making “a lot of progress” in convincing rich countries around the world to spend more money to help developing countries fight climate change, Environment Minister said on Friday Jonathan Wilkinson. Canada’s Environment Minister is in Italy this week for final set-up discussions to set …

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Reusable Cups, Meat-Free Options, and Ethically-Sourced Coffee: How You Can Help Save the Planet with Starbucks, Life News & Top Stories

On September 28, when you go to your favorite Starbucks store for your daily coffee, don’t forget to save the reusable cup it’s in. cents on any beverage purchase. To commemorate the first-ever Reusable Cup Day in Singapore and encourage customers to join the sustainability adventure, Starbucks will be donating …

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Form 424B5 AMERICAN TOWER CORP / MA /

balance sheet of this person prepared in accordance with GAAP. In addition, the term “indebtedness?” “Includes all debts of others secured by a lien on any asset of that person, whether or not such debt is assumed by that person (the amount of such debt on any date being deemed …

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Which are the most innovative countries in Latin America?

Chile, Mexico, Costa Rica, Brazil and Uruguay are the most innovative economies in Latin America, according to the latest edition of the Global Innovation Index. Produced annually by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) This year, Switzerland, Sweden, the United States, the United Kingdom and South Korea lead the rankings. …

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Nicaraguan dictator jailed opposition candidates

Daniel Ortega, presented in 2016 to run for a third term for the presidency of Nicaragua, has jailed opposition candidates as he runs for a new term this year. Getty Images Nicaraguan dictator Daniel Ortega has been lucky in recent weeks: the US withdrawal from Afghanistan, the earthquake in Haiti …

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