Digital currencies that matter

REPORTS Q (The Economist) Technological change is disrupting finances. Bitcoin has grown from an obsession with anarchists to a $ 1 billion asset class that many fund managers insist belongs in any balanced portfolio. Swarms of digital day traders have become a force on Wall Street. PayPal has 392 million …

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IDB Approves $ 500 Million Loan for Costa Rica –

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced on Wednesday that it had approved two loans to Costa Rica totaling $ 500 million. “Costa Rica will continue its structural budget reform program aimed at strengthening the efficiency and equity of budget management and promoting a sustainable economic recovery with two loans totaling …

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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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Best Banks in the World 2021: Central America

Global Finance presents this year’s best Central American banks. Few Central American governments had fiscal space over the past year to address the physical health of the people or strengthen the economic health of the country. This has made banks all the more important as bulwarks of stability and financial …

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Costa Rican Bank Accounts for Americans

Banking in Costa Rica is generally not associated with offshore tax havens because national authorities cooperate with international agencies to prevent illicit financial schemes or other financial crimes. In 2006, Costa Rica became the 21st country to sign the Inter-American Convention against Terrorism, which was created to end the financing …

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