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... shared with the Costa Rican Ombudsman's Office observations on health, safety, social issues, poverty, employment, and rights of vulnerable populations; and urged the government to undertake actions in these areas, reported the Ombudsman's Office.
Performance is measured using 44 indicators across eight primary rule of law factors, each of which is scored and ranked globally and against regional and income peers: constraints on government powers, absence of corruption, open government, ...

Costa Rica ranked 25th globally on the index. Country performance is measured across eight primary rule of law factors, each of which is scored and ranked globally and against regional and income peers.
Just last week a group formal taxi drivers once again took to the streets in protest against Uber and the government for doing nothing.
Brenes has argued that the government isn't conducting the necessary studies and continues to enact environmentally friendly laws that let crocodile numbers boil over in tourism hotbeds like Tamarindo.
The lot is located in Ojochal, also called Playa Tortuga (Turtle Beach), on the southern Pacific coast in Costa Rica. ... Cortez is the location of the Municipal government for the district of Osa, which covers most of the Pacific Coast South from ...

Antigua and Barbuda's ambassador to the United States, Sir Ronald Sanders, called on Harvard University "to demonstrate its remorse and its debt to unnamed slaves from Antigua and Barbuda" whose lives were abused to establish the Harvard Law school ...
The WJP has analyzed 113 countries and found that Pakistan ranks 97th on account of absence of corruption; 79th in terms of Open government (whether basic laws and information in legal rights are publicized, and assesses the quality of information ...
The complaint was presented to the Contentious Administrative Proceedings Court on October 20 and it stated that "there has been an inaction and omission" by national authorities because they haven't captured or relocated the crocodile that back in ...
Costa Rican seismologist Marino Protti visited the Antarctica for the first time in 2013 as part of the Whillans Ice Stream Subglacial Access Research Drilling (WISSARD), with the objective of installing twenty seismologic stations to measure the ...
A group of retired university professors from the country's National University (UNA) were en route to Guatuso in northern Costa Rica when their bus plunged off a cliff in Cinchona, north of Heredia, yesterday, reported local police. The bus was ...
Following two crocodile sightings in three days at the recent World Surf League event in the central Pacific coastal town of Esterillos, Costa Rican lawyer and activist Walter Brenes says he's fed up with the government's inability to control the ...
tax-increase-costa-rica "I don't see why we could not get this approved, but it is also a matter of realism that we may not get it," Solis said in an interview in South Korea, where his government is negotiating a free-trade deal. "If it doesn't happen ...
(Bloomberg) Costa Rica President Luis Guillermo Solis called on lelgislators to approve tax increases by early next year, or face a possible ratings downgrade as his government struggles to contain a widening budget deficit. currency-costa-rica. "I don ...
At 3:00 a.m. yesterday in northern Costa Rica, judicial investigative agency (OIJ) police captured a man suspected of infringing Costa Rica's wildlife protection laws. The 55-year-old was carrying 50 baby iguanas and an adult iguana in a sack on a bus.
During five days of competition at the Essential Costa Rica Open Pro, there were two crocodile sightings in the lineup, forcing the event to go on hold.
Costa Rica is the Pro-Tempore Chair of the Freedom Online Conference since 2015 and has promoted the participation of the member countries and other interested parties, such as the private sector and non-government organizations. It has also ...

Shares. Eight communities in remote towns of Costa Rica are set to receive drugs via pilotless aerial vehicles (drones) starting from 2017, thanks to a new programme implemented by the government's public health authority. The programme will link basic ...
OceanaGold confirmed on its website that the ICSID had ruled in favor of El Salvador, and had ordered the company to pay the Salvadoran government $8 million to cover its legal fees and costs. "We expect the mining company will accept this outcome and ...
Costa Rica will provide refuge for 100 Central Americans from violence-torn El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras under a pioneering initiative of the U.S.
Following a reform process initiated by the previous military-backed government of President Thein Sein, there has been great interest among international governments and the business sector to promote foreign investment and trade with Myanmar.
(Q24N) Argentina's Foreign Ministry deplored the military exercises announced by the British government in the Falkland Islands (Malvinas in Argentina) from October 19th to 28th, including missile launches.
Following two crocodile sightings in three days at the recent World Surf League event in the central Pacific coastal town of Esterillos, Costa Rican lawyer and activist Walter Brenes says he's fed up with the government's inability to control the ...
As chief of staff and counselor to Hillary Clinton at the State Department, Cheryl D. Mills worked ceaselessly to help a South Korean garment maker open a factory in Haiti, the centerpiece of United States government efforts to jump-start the island ...
(Bloomberg) Costa Rica President Luis Guillermo Solis called on lelgislators to approve tax increases by early next year, or face a possible ratings downgrade as his government struggles to contain a widening budget deficit. currency-costa-rica. "I don ...
tax-increase-costa-rica "I don't see why we could not get this approved, but it is also a matter of realism that we may not get it," Solis said in an interview in South Korea, where his government is negotiating a free-trade deal. "If it doesn't happen ...
At 3:00 a.m. yesterday in northern Costa Rica, judicial investigative agency (OIJ) police captured a man suspected of infringing Costa Rica's wildlife protection laws. The 55-year-old was carrying 50 baby iguanas and an adult iguana in a sack on a bus.
During five days of competition at the Essential Costa Rica Open Pro, there were two crocodile sightings in the lineup, forcing the event to go on hold.
October, 2016. The Costa Rican Union of Chambers and Associations in the Private Business Sector (UCCAEP), complained to the Commission to Promote Competition (COPROCOM) that the Costa Rican government is using monopolistic practices.
Fractured international relations. The new government of Michel Temer, the vice president under Rousseff, quickly found that impeachment has led to new diplomatic divisions in Latin America, most forcefully underlined by a dramatic scene at the U.N ...
PiS government Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski drew the ire of protesters when he wished them "a good time" during Monday's strike.
farms in the mountainous Costa Rican region of Llano Bonito use plantain trees to provide shade for growing coffee plants, to adapt to climate change, while experts call for the diversification of coffee varieties in Costa Rica. Credit: Diego ... In ...
Silky sharks, thresher sharks and giant devil rays were voted to be included in Appendix II of the Convention on International Trade in endangered species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) yesterday during the 17th convention conference in South Africa.
He also said the government should focus on cutting public spending and improving collection of existing taxes. On Monday, Mata called on Guevara and other lawmakers to allow the bill to move forward so that the Public Security Ministry can acquire the ...
With more than 40 per cent of its workforce engaged in informal labor, Costa Rica's Labor Ministry was pleased to reach an agreement under the auspices of the International Labor Organization (ILO) with employers, workers, and other governmental ...
Of the $29 that both nationals and foreigners must pay when they leave Daniel Oduber International Airport, the central government earmarks $3.50 for each province. Of that $3.50, the Liberian ... In the Liberia municipality's case, funds were ...
Many bodies should be involved, says Figueres: "It is important to build a public-private partnership between global companies, the government of Costa Rica and specialized agencies in promoting foreign investment, so that together we can look for ...
... to riverbanks on the Costa Rican side of the river. The conflicts led to mutual accusations before the Hague-based International Court Of Justice, which ruled in December 2015 that the disputed territory belongs to Costa Rica, and that Costa Rican ...
Many bodies should be involved, says Figueres: "It is important to build a public-private partnership between global companies, the government of Costa Rica and specialized agencies in promoting foreign investment, so that together we can look for ...
Torrealba said the guerrillas "have done nothing but murder, rob, kidnap and traffic drugs," and called on the government to reinforce security in the border region instead of persecuting political opposition. Despite his warnings, Torrealba expressed ...
A failed project that aimed to protect sea turtles has led to another disastrous discord between the provocative conservation group Sea Shepherd and the Costa Rican government. After a month working on the Operation Jairo II campaign, volunteers were ...
Costa Rica's Tourism Institute (ICT), is looking to promote the country as a wellness destination and in order to pursue this it took part for the second time in the Termatalia fair in Coahuila, Mexico this past Sept.
Yet there is one problem: economic development has not been a goal for the Venezuelan government for many years now. There are plenty of Oxbridge-educated bureaucrats in Venezuela that are capable of coming up with effective solutions for the country's ...
In the past, the Costa Rican government has spearheaded the inclusion of two species of hammerhead shark in Appendix II of CITES.
Meanwhile, intelligence officials tell NBC News there is now "no doubt" the Russian government is trying to influence the election.
The US government has no decreased role. Other governments have no increased role. There is simply no change to governmental involvement in policy development work in ICANN." ... While the site had been playing a game of internet domain Whac-a-mole to ...
A Ministry of Public education official promoted the singing of the Nicaraguan anthem in a few Costa Rican schools this week in an effort promote understanding across borders.
The report noted that the most problematic factors for doing business in Costa Rica are inefficient government bureaucracy, inadequate infrastructure, high tax rates and minimal access to financing.
Foreigners may apply for residency, which allows them to come and go more easily, and to receive government health benefits.
By The Costa Rica Star - September 28, 2016 ... 27 - Senate Democrats on Tuesday blocked a bill to temporarily fund the federal government after Republicans refused to include funds in it to deal with the drinking water crisis in the city of Flint ...


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