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Taxi drivers, bus drivers and Ministry of Transportation are all ganging up against Uber. This is a private message from Scott Oliver for VIP Members who’s livelihood is threatened by a smartphone ‘App.’
The entrepreneurial spirit is kicking in. People are coming here and starting businesses and raising families.
I have no problems with professional salespeople, partly because I have been involved with sales and marketing in various forms for the past 25 years. But…
The vacation rental market right now is booming. With the expansion of the international airport here in Liberia, more and more people are flying into Costa Rica every single day and flights are coming from everywhere now.
The entire time that I’ve lived here, I’ve never had my house broken into. I’ve never had anything stolen from me. More important, I’ve never ever felt threat. Literally, women can walk down the streets in Coco at night in the dark and it’s very, very, very safe.
We can divide people in a lot of ways but I think one of the ways to do it that’s fun is where do you come from. First we have a lot of people from the United States and Canada. I think just because it’s easy to get here from there.
It’s actually the second biggest business after what they call ecotourism, people coming here to see the monkeys and the birds and the beautiful ocean. People come here for all kinds of cosmetic work, knee replacements.
In the first six months of 2015 Costa Rica has seen 267 murders in total and the authorities estimate that 40% of those – 167 murders – were drug related.