Misinformation and miscalculations in real estate appraisals in Costa Rica has driven the Chamber of Costa Rican Official Real Estate Agents (CCCBR) to create the first Property Price Index (PPI) in the country.
Mitt Romney regained momentum in the first U.S. presidential debate of the 2012 campaign by aggressively standing up to President Barack Obama, analysts said, but it remains to be seen how much he can budge the needle in the race for the White House.
Tuesday was a good day for President Laura Chinchilla and her National Liberation Party government. After a brief speech by Finance Minister Edgar Ayales, Chinchilla signed three tax and finance bills into law.
Despite a pending injunction against Las Catalinas, a massive luxury housing project near Flamingo Beach and Potrero, the Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court, or Sala IV, has given the green light for developers to build a private road on the property.
After almost a month, U.S. Navy frigate USS Carr was granted permission to deliver to Costa Rican authorities a part of a shipment of two tons of marijuana seized in Caribbean waters last August. The cargo will serve as evidence in the trials of the three detainees.
For months, former Costa Rican President José María Figueres (1994-1998) dodged reporters’ questions about whether his recent return to Costa Rica after years of living in Europe signified an interest in running for president in 2014. Figueres frequently responded that it was too early for campaigning.