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Bill seeks to limit landlords’ ability to increase rent to the rate of inflation

Bill seeks to limit landlords’ ability to increase rent to the rate of inflation

A bill recently presented during a special session in the Legislative Assembly would limit annual rent increases for residential leases to the rate of inflation.…

US warns that if Venezuela ends oil subsidy for Central America, Caribbean countries, it can’t step in

US warns that if Venezuela ends oil subsidy for Central America, Caribbean countries, it can’t step in

f the newly elected Venezuelan National Assembly votes to cancel that country's program of subsidized oil sales to Caribbean and Central American nations, the United States will not be able…

US conservationist, founder of North Face dies in kayaking accident in Chile

US conservationist, founder of North Face dies in kayaking accident in Chile

Douglas Tompkins, conservationist and founder of The North Face outdoor-gear brand, has died after a boating accident in Patagonia, Chile.…

Air Canada and Aeromexico latest airlines to include Costa Rica’s departure tax in ticket price

Air Canada and Aeromexico are the latest to include Costa Rica’s mandatory departure tax in the cost of their airline tickets, saving travelers time when leaving the country.…

Costa Rica’s AutoMercado supermarket chain plans major expansion with 18 new stores

Costa Rica’s AutoMercado supermarket chain plans major expansion with 18 new stores

High-end supermarket retailer, AutoMercado plans to invest US $72 million between 2016 and 2024 to open 18 new locations at a cost of US $4 million each, company president, Guillermo…

Transsexuals are welcome at female-only bank, Banca Kristal, if their ID cards have “female name”

Transsexuals are welcome at female-only bank, Banca Kristal, if their ID cards have “female name”

The controversial women’s-only bank, Banca Kristal will accept transsexual women as customers if their national ID card (cedula) indicates their sex as female or if the “CC” (conocido como, “known…

Women’s-only bank, Banca Kristal plans to expand to 20 branches in 2016, but may not be the best choice for women

Women’s-only bank, Banca Kristal plans to expand to 20 branches in 2016, but may not be the best choice for women

The controversial women’s-only bank, Banca Kristal plans to open a total of 20 branches during 2016 at a cost of about $400,000 per branch, but if one of its flagship…

BCR launches Banca Kristal, new women-only bank; receives some harsh criticism

BCR launches Banca Kristal, new women-only bank; receives some harsh criticism

Banco de Costa Rica (BCR) will open on Monday five branches of a new subsidiary bank dedicated exclusively to woman, called Banca Kristal, but not everyone is impressed with the…

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