Costa Rica 2007

Costa Rica 2007

North and Central America
Yearbook 2007 Costa Rica. On November 7, the government won by a marginal majority a referendum on the free trade agreement with the United States that President Oscar Arias pledged to allow Costa Rica to join. The agreement means, among other things, that Costa Rica can join the Central American Customs Union and that the monopoly in the telecommunications and insurance industries must be broken, creating strong protests among employees in these governmental sectors to date. The main opposition to the agreement, the center-left party Partido Acción Ciudadana (PAC), first threatened to block a series of government proposals in Congress but later withdrew. According to abbreviationfinder: CR is the 2-letter acronym for the country of Costa Rica. According to CountryAAH, San Jose is the capital city of Costa Rica. Vice…
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