Costa Rica Population Statistics

The Population of Costa Rica. According to the last census of Costa Rica (2011) the population of Costa Rica was 4,301,712 Item Year 2011 Total Population 4,301,712 Male Population 2,106,188 Female Population 2,195,524 The population is spread among the 7 provinces of Costa Rica as fo
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Costa Rica Adheres to OECD Tax Exchange Treaty

Costa Rica Adopts OECD proposals to exchange financial information for tax matters. Costa Rica has been under pressure from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) to share financial information on tax related matters. As a result in Costa Rica became the fir
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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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International Living Fast Track Costa Rica 2016

International Living just concluded its Fast Track Costa Rica conference.  At the conference expat and local experts share their experiences about living, retiring or working in Costa Rica.  Hundreds of attendees were present at the Costa Rica event gathering information about Costa R
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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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International Living Global Retirement Index Costa Rica

International Living has been ranking foreign retirement destinations for years.   In the 2016 Global Retirement Index International Living compared the following variables to come up with the 2016 rankings. 1. Buying & Renting, 2. Benefits & Discounts, 3. Visas and Residence,
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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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