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Vamos Car Rental Shares View to Serve Manuel Antonio

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QCOSTARICA – (Newswire.net) Manuel Antonio, Puntarenas — Vamos Rent-A-Car has partnered with the Costa Verde Hotel in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica to offer complimentary services for tourists to the area. Manuel Antonio National Park is a popular destination due to its protected beaches and hiking trails.  With its 150,000+ annual visitors, another rental car choice is welcomed.  This partnership is a logical step to provide increased customer service on both fronts. With quadruple the number of hotels and closer proximity to the Quepos airport, “We responded to our customers’ demands by relocating from the Dominical area,” said Vamos general manager George Schwarzenbach. Their new branch office shares a stunning clifftop view of...

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Tom Brady Goes Shirtless in Costa Rica Beach Stroll

COSTA RICA EXTRA – Tom Brady shows off his body while going shirtless at the beach on Sunday (March 22) in Costa Rica. The 37-year-old New England Patriots quarterback was joined by his family – wife Gisele Bundchen and kids John, 7, Benjamin, 5, and Vivian, 2 (not pictured). Tom posted a cute photo on Facebook over the weekend of his three kids burying him...

Posted on: Mar 26 2015 - 8:26pm | Comments Off
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This Cooking Trick Cuts Rice Calories in Half

COSTA RICA EXTRA – Rice is the most widely consumed staple food for a large part of the world’s human population, especially...

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MAP: The Most Popular Beer In Every Country

COSTA RICA EXTRA – After publishing our guide to America’s most popular beers, Vinepair took a look at the rest of the world. With...

How Much Do Companies in Costa Rica Pay Their Workers?

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Photo from Empleo.com QCOSTARICA – Product marketing companies are paying the highest average monthly salary, ¢1.193.000 (US$2,230,) followed by those in the technology, ¢1.159.960 (US$2,170) and communications sector and thirdly, service companies, ¢1.072.692 (US$2,005). A study by Talent Partner for Grupo Nacion’s Empleo.com indicates that in monthly salaries in general...

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Vamos Car Rental Shares View to Serve Manuel Antonio

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QCOSTARICA – (Newswire.net) Manuel Antonio, Puntarenas — Vamos Rent-A-Car has partnered with the Costa Verde Hotel in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica to offer complimentary services for tourists to the area. Manuel...

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Scott Disick Ditches Rehab To Party In San José

COSTA RICA EXTRA – Scott Disick was spotted partying in Costa Rica on Sunday, shortly after ditching a local rehab facility...


“No New Taxes” Panama Promises

Posted on: Mar 26 2015 - 3:21pm | Comments Off
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Miembers of the Cámara de Comercio, Industrias y Agricultura de Panamá at the Palacio de Las Garzas. TODAY PANAMA – In a meeting with private sector representatives, President Varela said he will not establish new taxes over the next four years. The president, Juan Carlos Varela, made a commitment to the business sector to not execute any reform to the tax code in the remaining years of his administration. In order to finance the Government Strategic Plan for 2019, which envisages an investment of $19 billion, he assured that the state will generate the necessary resources as it would be enough “… to put the house in order and not commit acts of corruption.” Rafael Carles, representative of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of...

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More Than Half of Municipalities Will Allow Liquor Sales During Easter

QCOSTARICA – 46 of the 81 cantons so far have said they will allow the sale ofl liquor during Semana Santa. By contrast, 26 municipalities made the decision to apply the prohibition in their cantons. The Executive Director of the Unión Nacional de Gobiernos Locales, Karen Porras, made the announcement Wednesday, explaining that the majority of the municipalities...

Posted on: Mar 26 2015 - 10:18am | Comments Off
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President Solís Will Vacation Semana Santa In The U.S.

Posted on: Mar 26 2015 - 10:18am | Comments Off
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QCOSTARICA – Claiming the “need to rest”, President Luis Guillermo Solís said he will be taking off the week of Semana Santa, travelling with his family, out of the country. Solís said he has not taken a family vacation for over three years, busy with the presidential candidacy in the Partido Acción Ciudadana (PAC), then the presidential elections campaign and for the last 10 months, governing the country The President did not specify his destination, but denied he was headed for Spain. Foreign Minister, Manuel Gonzalez, however, confirmed that the President and his family will be vacationing in the U.S., but did not say where. Last week the Solís announced a government order that all Central Government workers be on the job Monday,...

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Vulcanologist Erupts At Gag Order

The Turrialba volcano last week QCOSTARICA – The Oct. 30 awakening of Turrialba Volcano is not the only thing that is under pressure and is ready to erupt. A young vulcanologist, Gino Gonzalez. 27, is resentful that his boss, University of Costa Rica’s geology department Rolando Mora, named only six scientists qualified to talk to the press. Gonzalez is not...

Posted on: Mar 26 2015 - 10:18am | Comments Off
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