Daily Archives: February 14, 2017

Small businesses invited to seek awards

Cash awards and bragging rights are the goals for participating businesses in the annual small-business event and award ceremony of the commerce ministry. The Galardón PYME of the Ministerio de Economía, Industria y Comercio adjusted the qualifications for small and … Continue reading

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Country’s bishops are giving Pope Francis a report on their dioceses

Roman Catholic bishops from Costa Rica are in Vatican City this week to make their periodic report to Pope Francis. The seven bishops and Archbishop José Rafael Quirós Quirós of San José were photographed with the pope Monday. The visits … Continue reading

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La Uruca-Heredia bridge completion is expected by March 7

Another bridge should be completed on the Río Virilla by March 7, the transportation ministry said. This bridge, between the Pozuelo cookie factory in La Uruca and the Jardines del Recuerdo, will include a new steel structure on which individual … Continue reading

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School children have special programs to show them performance art

The cultural ministry, working together with the education ministry, is going to make literature come alive to students in Costa Rica with performances by the Teatro Nacional. Starting this March, the Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica with the Ministerio de … Continue reading

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Generations differ on feelings for Valentine’s Day

By Conor Golden of the A.M. Costa Rica staff A difference arises in younger and older opinions on Saint Valentine’s Day. The holiday, also known as el Día del Amor y la Amistad, is widely recognized as being a time … Continue reading

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Ministry rents data center for $551,898 a month

The finance ministry said Monday it has entered into a no-bid agreement with the state telecom company to rent a data center for  $551,898 a month. This is a three-year agreement that can be extended for one year more. During … Continue reading

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