POSITIVE NEW - COSTA RICA
Retail Trade Expands in Costa Rica
Almacenes Simán is evaluating real estate developments under construction and in shopping centers in San José and Heredia, in search of spaces in which to open two more stores in the country, in the short term.
U.S. Stumbles in Qualifying on Night Mexico Clinches Place in World Cup
Goalkeeper Tim Howard dives in vain for a shot by Costa Rica’s Marco Urena on Friday night. Urena scored both of his team’s goals. Credit Noah K. Murray/USA Today Sports, via Reuters
More Investment in Fast Food Market
In Costa Rica, the fast-food chain Taco Bell plans to open five new restaurants in the remainder of the year, and four more in 2018, in different parts of the country.