The initiative presented to congress contains serious gaps to the detriment of consumers who use plastic money, and who have not been consulted in the preparation of the project.
Carlos A. Mendoza, CABI analyst, warns that the text of the bill on credit cards has been written without consulting financial consumers, and cites as an example the Salvadoran law on the same subject. The result is that the initiative “leaves serious gaps, to the financial detriment of consumers, who would have their rights violated, but now in an explicitly and legally sanctioned way."
The company Madenica has invested $8.8 million for the reforesting of 2,444 hectares. It will invest another $8.8 million to reach a total of 5,000 hectares.
The reforestation project is a precursor for the subsequent harvesting and land sale planned by the company, Maderas Preciosas Nicaragua, S.A. (Madenica). The project is being implemented in the municipalities of Rivas, Cárdenas, San Juan del Sur and San Carlos in Río San Juan.
51% of the country’s internet users are willing to change providers if they receive tempting alternative offers.
As for mobile telephony, 36% of the clients say they don’t mind changing providers.
An article in Elfinancierocr.com discusses the findings of a survey conducted among Costa Ricans by the University of Costa Rica. It provides insights as to how will internet and mobile phone users behave when the telecom market opens to new competitors.
Grupo ICE, composed of the Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) and its subsidiaries Radiográfica Costarricense (RACSA) and Compañía Nacional de Fuerza y Luz (CNFL), joined the Chamber of Information and Communication Technologies of Costa Rica (CAMTIC) as a strategic partner since June 2009.
Panamá Pacífico with thousands of interested visitors to its stand in Expocomer 2010, not only offered the Key Note speech of thursday, but launched the residential phase of this great development on the banks of the Panama Canal