Laura Chinchilla

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Name: Laura Chinchilla
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

So much for dialogue and consensus: Legislative Assembly snubs President Solís' 100-day report

President Luis Guillermo Solís probably didn’t expect a “Kumbaya” moment at the Legislative Assembly when he requested an audience with lawmakers to present his administration’s much-anticipated 100-day report, but he thought they’d at least let him show ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Costa Rica: Still Two Public Procurement Systems

An article on Crhoy reports that "Deputies are asking the government to accelerate the transfer of purchases to the Mer-Link system ... Members of the Committee on Revenue and Public Expenditure yesterday received representatives from Digital Government ... [Published CentralAmericaData - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Guatemala: K'atun 2032 National Development Plan

Administration officials said the plan was created with the participation of multiple sectors represented in the National Council of Urban and Rural Development (CONADUR).The 2032 K'atun National Development Plan contains five axes around which the actions ... [Published CentralAmericaData - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Lawmakers, AyA, MINAE vow to solve Atenas water problem

August 18 th , 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) PUSC lawmakers, the Ministry of Environment and Energy (MINAE) and the Costa Rican Institute of Water and Sewers (AyA) say they are joining forces to solve the severe shortage of potable water in Atenas.Atenas ... [Published Inside Costa Rica - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Costa Rica: Private Group Wants to Build Road

The five builders who suggested their plan to the former officials of the Ministry of Transport and Public Works are once again knocking on the doors of the institution, this time proposing that the current chief, Carlos Segnini , consider the initiative ... [Published CentralAmericaData - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

President Solís asks Prosecutor's Office to review ethics report on former transport minister

President Luis Guillermo Solís’ campaign pledge to root out corruption in government might be starting to take shape this week. During a press conference Tuesday, the president said his office had sent a copy of the Comptroller General’s report investigating ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Former president Laura Chinchilla to appeal verdict in Facebook defamation case

Former President Laura Chinchilla (archive photo)August 13 th , 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Former president, Laura Chinchilla is expected to file an appeal of the verdict in the civil and criminal defamation trial of prominent businessman and hotelier, ... [Published Inside Costa Rica - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Atenas residents survive with just three hours of water per day

August 11 th , 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Some 21,000 Atenas residents are being forced to adapt to living with just three hours of running water per day.Residents must scramble in the early morning hours to shower and wash their clothes and dishes between ... [Published Inside Costa Rica - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Costa Rica’s Tax Overhaul to Face Delays, Key Lawmaker Says

Aug. 6 (Bloomberg) -- Costa Rica will delay plans to raise taxes by a year until 2017 as President Luis Guillermo Solis struggles to win support for measures to narrow a widening fiscal deficit, the head of the legislature’s Finance Committee.Solis, who ... [Published Washington Post - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Solís blocks added sales tax on national park entrance fees, a decree passed days before he took office

Last Friday, President Luis Guillermo Solís and Environment Minister Edgar Gutiérrez signed a decree eliminating a 15 percent sales tax on national park entrance fees. The act reverses a controversial decree that went into effect last week, angering business ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Costa Rica: Oil Development Banned Until 2021

While the private sector mourns the loss of competitiveness caused by the high cost of electricity and the lack of proposals to solve the power supply problem affecting the country, the government has decided to extend for six years a ban on all types ... [Published CentralAmericaData - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Costa Rica extends ban on petroleum extraction

President Luis Guillermo Solís extended the country’s ban on petroleum exploration and extraction until 2021 as well as adding guidelines for energy efficiency in government agencies.Solís signed the bill on Friday, before attending the 190th anniversary ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jul 28 2014]

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So much for dialogue and consensus: Legislative... [Published TicoTimes.net - Aug 20 2014]
Guatemala: K'atun 2032 National Development Plan [Published CentralAmericaData - Aug 19 2014]
Costa Rica: Still Two Public Procurement Systems [Published CentralAmericaData - Aug 19 2014]
President Solís gets good grade from most Costa... [Published TicoTimes.net - Aug 19 2014]
Lawmakers, AyA, MINAE vow to solve Atenas water... [Published Inside Costa Rica - Aug 18 2014]
Costa Rica: Private Group Wants to Build Road [Published CentralAmericaData - Aug 14 2014]
President Solís asks Prosecutor's Office to rev... [Published TicoTimes.net - Aug 13 2014]
Quo Vadis Costa Rica? [Published CentralAmericaData - Aug 13 2014]
Former president Laura Chinchilla to appeal ver... [Published Inside Costa Rica - Aug 13 2014]
Costa Rica: Advances in Geothermal Projects [Published CentralAmericaData - Aug 12 2014]
Atenas residents survive with just three hours ... [Published Inside Costa Rica - Aug 11 2014]
Nigerian women and elections [Published The Nation Nigeria - Aug 08 2014]
Costa Rica’s Tax Overhaul to Face Delays, Key L... [Published Washington Post - Aug 06 2014]
Costa Rica: Businessmen Ask For Concrete Action... [Published CentralAmericaData - Aug 06 2014]
Solís blocks added sales tax on national park e... [Published TicoTimes.net - Aug 05 2014]
Outgoing US ambassador named honorary citizen o... [Published Hani.co.kr - Aug 01 2014]
Costa Rican environmental inspectors briefly de... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jul 30 2014]
Geothermal Project Delayed Due to Lack of Drills [Published CentralAmericaData - Jul 30 2014]
Oil Alliance Between China and Costa Rica Comes... [Published Inter Press Service - Jul 30 2014]
Costa Rica: Oil Development Banned Until 2021 [Published CentralAmericaData - Jul 29 2014]
Behind the Numbers: Women's Rights [Published Americas Quarterly - Jul 29 2014]
Unaccompanied Minors? Blame a Century of U.S. C... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 28 2014]
Costa Rica extends ban on petroleum extraction [Published TicoTimes.net - Jul 28 2014]
Controversial Chinese Projects in Costa Rica [Published CentralAmericaData - Jul 24 2014]
Guatemala's Financial Present and Future [Published CentralAmericaData - Jul 23 2014]
Court throws out ex-President Chinchilla's soci... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jul 22 2014]
The plight of the Costa Rican manatee [Published TicoTimes.net - Jul 21 2014]
OAS meets in Lima for legislative powers' leade... [Published Andina - Jul 18 2014]
Regional Trade: New Phytosanitary Requirements [Published CentralAmericaData - Jul 17 2014]
Public works deals should go back to the drawin... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jul 17 2014]
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Costa Rica Pre Columbian Stone Spheres, New Une... [Published Global Voices Online - Jun 24 2014]
Pre Columbian spheres, image on Flickr by user Anita363 . CC BY-NC 2.0. Four archaeological sites with pre Columbian spheres located in the canton of Osa, Puntarenas, in Costa Rica were included in Unesco's World Heritage List. The decision was announced ...
With Solis, Costa Ricans Signal Readiness for C... [Published World Politics Review: Articles - May 20 2014]
On May 9, Guillermo Solis became Costa Rica’s 47th president. Solis succeeds Laura Chinchilla, who departed office with the lowest presidential approval rating in the hemisphere, and whose term was marked by corruption scandals, tensions with Nicaragua ...
More on the Chapo Capture and the Aftermath [Published Borderland Beat - Feb 23 2014]
Borderland Beat  Editor Note: Follow up with more on the details of El Chapo arrest and operation.   Although Guzmán had long hidden successfully in remote areas of the Sierra Madre mountains, the arrested members of his security team told the ...
No clear leader as Costa Ricans vote for new pr... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Feb 02 2014]
Costa Ricans pick a new president today from a field of four candidates, none of whom have a clear lead in the polls, and with nearly a third of voters undecided.Some 3.1 million will choose a successor to President Laura Chinchilla, the country's first ...
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