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Lawmakers want to raise age of consent for sex to 18 years of age

October 1st, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Conservative lawmaker Fabricio Alvarado and a group of legislators have presented a bill that seeks to raise the age of consent for sexual activity and marriage…

In Arizona, former president, Laura Chinchilla promotes free trade to stem illegal immigration

In Arizona, former president, Laura Chinchilla promotes free trade to stem illegal immigration

September 24th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Former president of Costa Rica, Laura Chinchilla, promoted free trade as a way to curb illegal immigration to the United States while in Phoenix, Arizona yesterday.…

S&P warns Costa Rica of possible ‘negative’ outlook shift, cites low growth forecasts, high deficits and debt

September 19th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) The ratings agency Standard & Poor’s is warning Costa Rica that it is considering shifting its outlook for the country to ‘negative,’ citing expanding fiscal deficits…

Moody’s cuts Costa Rica’s credit rating to “junk” status

September 17th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Costa Rica’s credit rating was cut to junk status by Moody’s Investors Service yesterday, based on the country’s widening deficit and large debt burden.   Moody’s…

Bill would force families of rape, child abuse victims to testify in court

September 11th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Rep. Humberto Vargas (PUSC) has presented a bill that would change Costa Rica’s constitution to force family members of rape and child abuse victims to testify…

Solis presents gloomy 100 days report focused on corruption

August 29th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) President Luis Guillermo Solis presented his “first 100 days” report to an audience of about 1,000 invited guests yesterday evening, in which he painted a dark…

In first 100 days, just 11.2% believe Solís government is doing good job on economy

August 28th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) The latest consumer confidence report by the School of Statistics at the University of Costa Rica shows that just 11.2% believe the new government of Luis…

President Solís to deliver “First 100 Days” address on Thursday

President Solís to deliver “First 100 Days” address on Thursday

  August 27th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) President Luis Guillermo Solis will present his “first 100 days” report to an audience of 1,000 invited guests at the Teatro Popular Melico Salazar Thursday…

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