The President of Costa Rica completes his tour of the

The President of Costa Rica completes his tour of the south of the country

San José, February 22 (Prensa Latina) Costa Rican President Rodrigo Chaves concludes today his tour of the south of the country with the inauguration of several structures, including an athletics track in Buenos Aires, in the western province of Puntarenas.

As part of his tour of the Brunca region, President Chaves paid tribute to the fallen of the Coto War the day before, on February 21, 1921.

He laid a wreath in front of his monument as a tribute to the border conflict between Costa Rica and Panama, which cost the lives of 32 Ticos.

Together with the Executive, Costa Rica's National Strategy for Employability and Human Talent was presented to the residents of this region on the second day of the tour.

The initiative, called the Brete Strategy (Work in Costa Rica), aims to improve the employability of people living in greater conditions of exclusion from the labor market, promote their access to employment opportunities and improve the country's productivity and competitiveness human skills to promote talent.

The tour began last Tuesday with the opening of the Paso Canoas Integrated Control Center (CCI) in the border region with Panama, representing a $33 million investment from a loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).

The innovative model of coordinated border management favors cross-border cooperation to increase efficiency and reduce time and costs in passenger flows and foreign trade operations.

The President of Panama, Laurentino Cortizo, inaugurated the center together with Chaves, emphasizing the importance of joint control of the common border with Costa Rica, which allows us to counter illegal activities such as drug trafficking, smuggling and irregular migration.

Cortizo considered it essential to continue promoting joint actions to promote a safe, regular, orderly and humanitarian immigration policy.