Costa Rica Property Title Monitoring System

Costa Rica Property Title Monitoring System Most of us are aware of companies that offer Alarm detection and monitoring systems to protect our homes  or business from burglary and home invasions. However in Costa Rica the problem of actual property theft by organized criminal gangs th
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Consumer Protection Law Regulations

The Consumer Protection Law of Costa Rica The Consumer Protection Law of Costa Rica, Law No. 7472 protects the consumer in Costa Rica.  The Consumer Protection Law has accompanying regulations.  The Regulations to the law set out the actual procedures for implementing and applying the
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Costa Rica Commercial Code Law # 3284

The Commercial Code of Costa Rica The Commercial Code of Costa Rica regulates all commercial transactions in Costa Rica.  The Commercial Code is divided into five sections as follows: Book I –  Corporate Formation and Commercial Enterprise This section of the Commercial Code cov
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Costa Rica Constitution in English

The Costa Rican Constitution in English.  The Constitution of 1948 of the Republic of Costa Rica is the provide of Costa Rica.  This Constitution has set the framework and the pillars for the Costa Rican democracy.   Costa Rica has the longest unbroken democracy in Latin America and c
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Constitutional Law Information Page

The Constitution of Costa Rica The Costa Rican Constitution was passed after the revolution of 1948 –  Since then the Constitution has remained in full force and effect.  In this section you will find information about Costa Rican Constitutional Law. The Constitutional Court of
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Amazon.com Expands Call Center Operations in Costa Rica

Amazon.com in Costa Rica Amazon.com has been established in Costa Rica for several years where it now operates 4 service centers in Costa Rica with more than 28,000 m2 of office space and over 2,100 employees. The Costa Rican operations of Amazon.com include customer service support,
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Costa Rica – US Mutual Understanding Agreement on Consumer Protection

Costa Rica – United States Memorandum of Understanding on Consumer Protection Costa Rica and the United States have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding regarding consumer protection.  The Memorandum of Understanding on Mutual Assistance in Consumer Protection Matters was
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Individual Retirement Account (IRA) in Costa Rica

Using Your Individual Retirement Account (IRA) to Purchase Property in Costa Rica   Many people are unaware that they can transfer their IRA funds to a Self Directed IRA custodian which then would allow them to invest those funds in Costa Rican real estate.   Choosing an investme
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Who is Coming to Costa Rica ?

Who is coming to Costa Rica.   The Costa Rica Department of Costa Rica carries a tally of the entries and exits of visitors to Costa Rica by nationality.   The United States continues to be the largest group of visitors to Costa Rica. According to the Costa Rica Tourism Institute (I.C
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Costa Rica Foreclosure

Mortgage Foreclosure Process in Costa Rica

What is the Mortgage Foreclosure Process in Costa Rica ? If you borrow money in Costa Rica the lender will record a mortgage on your property known as an “Hipoteca”.   If you fail to pay the mortgage lender they have the right to initiate a mortgage foreclosure process to
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Legalization of Cannabis and Hemp in Costa Rica

A legislative bill to legalize medical marijuana and hemp in Costa Rica has been introduced in the Costa Rican Congress. The bill sponsored by the Citizen Actions Party (PAC) legislator Marvin Atencio has been in the works for the last 2 years.   The head of the judicial affairs commi
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Registering a Branch of a Foreign Company in Costa Rica

Registering a branch of a foreign company in Costa Rica is possible. If you have a company registered in any jurisdiction around the world it is possible to register a branch of that foreign company in Costa Rica.  By registering a branch of the foreign corporation you are able to obt
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