The cuisine of Costa Rica

The cuisine of Costa Rica tends to be mild and is based around fruits and vegetable. Rice and black beans are the staples of the diet and are served up three times a day. With the country being a major tourist destination, all nationalities of food can be found especially in the cities. Rondon soup is a Caribbean dish that is eaten in the country. It consists of a basic spicy coconut soup and then the ingredients will depend on whatever the cook had available. It is a typical dish…

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The Government of Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a democratic republic and the rules of the country and its citizens have been set out in the 1949 constitution. It is seen as having the most stable political economy in the whole of South and Central America. One of the major effects of the 1949 constitution was to abolish the army. By doing this the funds that were previously used to fund the army were redirected into health and education. Costa Rica has the best education and health care in the region and the benefits have…

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Tourism in Costa Rica

Costa Rica has for a number of years been searching for ways to attract more visitors into the country in order to receive the economic benefits that tourism brings to a country. For years the industry was held back by Costa Rica’s lack of accessibility, and also the poor transport networks within the country. This was one of the reasons reason that for many years the country struggled to attract foreign investors and even when it was part of the Spanish empire it was left to cope on its own.…

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