Costa Rica’s Congress approves the country’s accession to the OECD

Costa Rica will be the 38th member of the OECD and the fourth in Latin America - alongside Chile, Mexico and Colombia - a historic milestone for the Central American country

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Costa Rican Congress approved this Monday, May 17, in the second and final vote, the country's accession to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), which was celebrated by the Government.

"Thanks to the joint effort of the three governmental branches of the Republic and its long-term vision, the country is at the doorstep of becoming a member of the OECD. Working with this organization will continue to be a cornerstone for the sustainable and inclusive development of our country," said Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado in a statement.

For his part . . .

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