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This morning, the Immigration Department issued Resolution N° DJUR-0132-09-2020-JM, which, in summary, states: The Immigration Department WILL NOT receive Residency applications going forward and until December 1st, 2020. This includes all categories. Basically, Residency applications are suspended until December 1st, 2020.  All applications must be filed

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Entering a formal contract can be daunting at first, depending on the object of the contract (a car, a house, a leasing, an insurance policy, you name it). When it comes to contracts in general, there’s a Latin phrase that goes “pacta sunt servanda” which

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The Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)—to which the Republic of Costa Rica has adhered by law number 9118—establishes in article 6, titled "Automatic Information Exchange," that the parties will exchange any information that

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The virus has quickly turned the world upside-down, changed our social habits, work routines and specially the way we do business. Some of the most significant key learning areas we should be paying attention to are: Consuming habits: people have changed and redefined their needs and

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Everything seems to be centered around the pandemic lately as it should. It is reasonable to say that this has changed our lifestyle in many different ways (some of those ways were nearly unthinkable prior to the pandemic) and that there are not many choices

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Being a tourist in Costa Rica, it’s all fun and games until you fall in love with the country and realize that this could be the home that you have dreamed of your whole life. For a tourist in Costa Rica, this is not a problem,

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OCUPAR (o-ku-paɾ) From the Latin occupāre. So, you may be thinking this Spanish word slightly resembles the English word “occupy,” right? Like in “to occupy a territory” (as an infinitive) or “the restroom is occupied” (as an adjective). And, as a matter of fact, “occupy” is an accurate translation

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