09 April 2020 – Economic rescue package announced

Type of Intervention: Financial and Economic
Sectors Involved: Finance/Economy, Social Services
Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Stimulus packages and financial support
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: The President, the Minister of Labour, The Minister of Human Development

Overview: Economic rescue package announced. The Government launched a three-month temporary financial aid that will be provided to people affected by the COVID-19 emergency. The amount for each person of the will depend on each particular situation. It is expected to help 612 thousand people, as well as 68 thousand homes in poverty.
Full details here: https://www.presidencia.go.cr/comunicados/2020/04/gobierno-lanza-bono-proteger-para-personas-trabajadoras-afectadas-por-covid-19/

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