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Costa Rica prioritizes public health

Province of Cartago, Costa Rica. Care teams are assigned to rural communities across the country. (Credit: alexeys/iStock via Getty Images) Costa Rica prioritizes public health By Analisa Bala March …

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Latin America bets on the circular economy to solve its environmental problems | Science and ecology

In Latin America and the Caribbean, the face and the cross of the same reality live: while 47 million people suffer from hunger, each year more than a third of what is produced is wasted, which is equivalent to about 127 million tons of food. Likewise, despite the fact that …

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Guyana recommends ‘time-limited’ CARICOM-Central America agricultural plan – Demerara Waves Online News – Guyana

Updated on Friday, March 4, 2022, 7:41 a.m. by Denis Chabrol President Irfaan Ali addressing a joint session of CARICOM and the Central American Integration System (SICA) in Belize. President Irfaan Ali recommended that the 15-nation Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Central American Integration System (SICA) work together to maximize …

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Microsoft inaugurates its new headquarters in Costa Rica, the largest and most modern in Latin America

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, February 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Microsoft has opened its modern offices in the Torre Universal building in La Sabana, located in the city center of the capital San Jose. The opening also served to celebrate the company’s 28 years in Costa Rica; 4 years ago, the …

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The Ukraine-Russia conflict will leave more unemployment and less purchasing power for Costa Ricans

QCOSTARICA – Despite the fact that it is a very distant reality, the invasion of Ukraine by Russia will affect the Costa Rican economy, influencing the rise in prices of goods and services, a rise in interest rates interest on loans and cards and a more expensive dollar exchange. The …

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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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Where does the Cuban community in Gainesville stand seven months after the July protests?

Ninety miles from the land of the free there is an island bound by its government. On an island home to over 7,000 different species of flora and fauna, distinctive waterfalls and fine powdery white sand, its inhabitants live with little electricity and lack everything from groceries to medications. On …

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Costa Rica is still awaiting regulations on digital nomads:

Although the law to attract well-paid mobile workers was passed last year by the National Assembly, the government has yet to establish regulations to determine how the law will be implemented. This has frustrated potential mobile workers and local businesses looking to take advantage of the global trend to work …

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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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Bladex Successfully Leads Syndication of $101.5M Two-Tranche Senior Facility for CrediQ

PANAMA CITY, February 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, SA (“lamex“or the”Bank“;NYSE:BLX) today announced the successful closing of a $101.5 million senior double-tranche syndicated loan (the “Ease“) for Inversiones CrediQ Business, SA and its subsidiaries in Costa Rica and El Salvador (“CreditQ“or the”Society“). lamex was the sole …

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Costa Rica: the green pin-up from Central America

Published on: 02/04/2022 – 02:26Amended: 02/04/2022 – 02:24 San Jose (AFP) – Costa Rica, which elects a new president on Sunday, is a small country that thrives on ecotourism. Its neutrality, strong democracy and political stability have earned it the nickname of Switzerland of Central America. Here are four facts …

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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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Costa Ballena’s Bitcoin Project aims to boost Costa Rica’s local economy:

In June of last year, Central America took center stage in the cryptocurrency world when President of El Salvador Nayib Bukele announced his intention to introduce legislation to establish Bitcoin. as national currency. At the time, Bukele said he wanted to create jobs and “improve the lives and futures of …

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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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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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China’s breakthroughs in Latin America and the Caribbean require a new strategy

The Nicaraguan Foreign Ministry officially abandoned diplomatic recognition of Taiwan and established relations with China last week. “The People’s Republic of China is the only legitimate government that represents all of China, and Taiwan is an inalienable part of Chinese territory,” the ministry said in a statement. This decision is …

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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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Maroon 5 has announced that it will offer a concert in Costa Rica on …

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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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UNHCR – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees calls for regional mechanism to address unprecedented displacement in Mexico and Central America

Unidentified people walk by a fence marking the US-Mexico border in Tijuana, Mexico. © UNHCR / Santiago Escobar-Jaramillo GENEVA – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi concluded a 10-day visit to Mexico, El Salvador and Guatemala with a passionate appeal for a regional mechanism that would help scale …

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The inauguration of the CABEI headquarters in Managua will seal the Mossi-Ortega alliance

The upcoming inauguration of the new headquarters of the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI), in Managua, which is being built in Plaza Cobirsa at a cost of $ 16.5 million, testifies to the magnificent relations existing between the executive president of this institution, Dante Mossi, with the head …

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Sport fishermen can help change this:

Tuna like Yos Disan’s recent catch is common nowadays near the shore At the same time, the number of sailboats captured and released by the sport fishing fleet is down 70% in some parts of the country while commercial sailboat landings have increased by 126%. Even though the law states …

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El Salvador – Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband

Sydney, November 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Just published, this edition of the BuddeComm report describes the latest developments and key trends in the telecommunications markets. – https://www.budde.com.au/Research/El-Salvador-Telecoms-Mobile-and-Broadband-Statistics-and-Analyses/?utm_source=GNW Economic potential is limited by the relatively small population, while the country’s telecommunications sector has been constrained by poor infrastructure and unequal …

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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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Electronic pole | Global finance magazine

Latin American economies benefit from a dynamic and innovative fintech sector. Already Latin America’s largest neobank, São Paulo-based fintech Nubank could surpass the $ 55.4 billion market value of Itaú Unibanco, Brazil’s historic first bank, when Nubank launches its planned Nasdaq IPO, according to press service reports. This is not …

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SUMMARY OF MICROFINANCE PAPER: “FinTech and Financial Inclusion in Latin America and the Caribbean”, by Dmitry Gershenson et al, published by the International Monetary Fund

This The article examines financial technology (fintech) in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), in particular: (1) whether fintech can increase financial inclusion; and (2) best practices for governments looking to use fintech to do so. Among the challenges, there are low levels of financial inclusion are associated with “institutional …

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Global Gig Economy and Sharing Economy Market 2021-2027 in Covid-19 100% Accurate Analysis of Company Actions and Strategic Development

Gig economy and sharing economy market set to mature despite latest impact of COVID-19 Market research store recently published a report titled Global Gig Economy and Sharing Economy market. The research report covers the factors associated with development opportunities that exist across the globe. The research report talks about historical …

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The entrepreneurial ecosystem in Costa Rica: a necessary tool?

I have visited different entrepreneurial cities around the world, be it Boston, Tel Aviv, Madrid, Guatemala City, which have focused monetary, logistical and urban efforts to create a true entrepreneur-centered ecosystem. The creation of an entrepreneurial ecosystem involves the creation of a branch and the connection of different relevant social …

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Business Opportunities – Central America Webinar Series

Business Opportunities – Central America Webinar Series Sign up online From September 2021 to January 2022, the US Commercial Service organize a Central America webinar series focused on highlighting business opportunities and key projects in the region’s most promising sectors including agriculture, food processing and packaging equipment, auto parts / …

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Latin America facing the perfect storm

Q REPORTAGES – MADRID / MONTEVIDEO – Latin America is going through a series of particularly serious crises. The region’s economies are stagnating. His policy is broken. And above all, the health of its inhabitants is in danger. The mass protests that have recently broken out in several countries bear …

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Visit to the Palo Verde National Park of Costa Rica –

The province of Guanacaste is teeming with wonderful biodiversity and wildlife with endless options for spending a magnificent day exploring the beauty and natural environments of Costa Rica. Palo Verde National Park is just one of many examples of great places to experience the country’s abundance of stunning ecosystems and …

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Costa Rica signs $ 500 million loan with IDB –

Costa Rica on Thursday formalized two budget support loans to the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), for an amount of $ 500 million. The first of the loans, of $ 250 million, will be used to deal with the health emergency caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, by supporting homes and businesses …

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Volcanic Women – The Activism of Exile

Interview with Heyling Marenco and Ximena Castilblanco, co-founders of Volcanicas, based in Costa Rica A women’s collective uses its online platform to tell the stories of Nicaraguan migrants, exiles and displaced people. By Katherine Estrada Tellez (confidential) HAVANA TIMES – It’s 10:00 am in San José, Costa Rica. Ximena Castilblanco …

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famous literary works about Costa Rica –

Costa Rica is a paradise located in Central America and surrounded by the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean. It has recently become a popular tourist destination, so thousands of people all over the world dream of visiting it. If you are reading this, you belong to that part of …

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Banker arrested as crackdown in Nicaragua spreads

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) – Nicaraguan police have arrested a prominent banker, a sign that the government’s prosecution of opponents is… MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) – Nicaraguan police have arrested a prominent banker, a sign that the government’s prosecution of opponents extends beyond President Daniel Ortega’s political leaders and potential challengers. Police …

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Outlook for the Central American Commercial Aerospace Industry

Dublin, June 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The “Expansion of regional air networks and clear legal frameworks are catalysts for growth of Central America’s commercial aerospace industry, Outlook 2021” the report was added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. Central America is a natural vacation destination for North American tourists. However, the social …

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Central America Commercial Aerospace Industry Outlook 2021 Report – Expansion of Regional Air Networks and Clear Legal Frameworks Catalysts for Growth – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN – (COMMERCIAL THREAD)–The “Expansion of regional air networks and clear legal frameworks are catalysts for growth of Central America’s commercial aerospace industry, Outlook 2021” the report was added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. Central America is a natural vacation destination for North American tourists. However, the social and political situation in …

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UNCTAD appoints first female Secretary-General

The United Nations on Saturday appointed Rebeca Grynspan of Costa Rica as the new secretary general of its trade and development agency, Unctad. Ms. Grynspan is the first woman in Central America to lead the global body that deals with trade, investment and development issues, UNCTAD said in a statement. …

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International community mobilizes to find solutions to forced displacement affecting Central America and Mexico – World

Cooperating countries and the European Union, multilateral organizations, international agencies, development banks, the private sector and civil society have made new commitments to humanitarian aid and development, with contributions of 110 millions of dollars. SAN JOSÉ, Costa Rica – The international community today reaffirmed its solidarity with the forcibly displaced …

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ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

ON THIS DAY OF 1937, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reported: “WASHINGTON – The Prophets are somewhat concerned that President Roosevelt will coup for a two-judge compromise on Supreme Court packaging. There are about six senators you cannot put your finger on. They could downgrade. However, the odds are still against …

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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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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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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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Scotiabank Chile CEO appointed

Francisco Sardón, Chief Executive Officer of Scotiabank and Country Manager for Chile, will step down on May 31 after eight years at the helm of the company’s Peruvian subsidiary. Diego Masola, CEO of the company in Costa Rica, who also oversees operations in Central America, will take over from Sardón …

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