Laura Chinchilla

Type: Person
Name: Laura Chinchilla
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Defamation suit brought by former president Chinchilla heads to trial on Monday

Former President Laura Chinchilla (archive photo)July 10 th , 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) The defamation trial of businessman Alberto Rodriguez Baldi, brought as the result of a complaint filed against him by former president Laura Chinchilla over statements ... [Published Inside Costa Rica - 14 hours ago]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Tax Administration to fight evasion with technology, citizens' help

The Finance Ministry last week launched a public awareness campaign to encourage tourists and citizens to report hotels, restaurants and other businesses that fail to issue receipts for products or services.The campaign uses mass media and social networks ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jul 08 2014]
Entities: Evasion, Citizen, Taxes
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Xi Jinping to travel to Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela and Cuba next week

Chinese President Xi Jinping will embark next week on a trip to Latin America that will include visits to Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela and Cuba, the country's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement on Monday. President Xi will first go to Brazil, ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

The U.S. Re-militarization of Central America and Mexico

Alexander MainDuring his brief visit to Costa Rica in May 2013, President Obama appeared eager to downplay the U.S. regional security agenda, emphasizing instead trade relations, energy cooperation, and youth programs. “So much of the focus ends up being ... [Published RINF.com - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Laura Chinchilla's post-presidential hobby? Caring for a baby bird

After leading an entire country what does an ex-president do in her or his spare time?Well, it you’re U.S. President George W. Bush you start painting cats and world leaders. If you are former Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi you record an album ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

Lawmakers postpone vote on China loan until October

Costa Rica’s lawmakers agreed to postpone until Oct. 12 discussion of a $395 million loan from the government of China to finance the expansion and renovation of Route 32, the main access highway to the province of Limón.Of 57 lawmakers, 51 agreed the ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Costa Rica Pre Columbian Stone Spheres, New Unesco World Heritage

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 ... [Published Global Voices Online - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

Costa Rica Renegotiates Chinese Loan for $395 million

An article in Nacion.com reports that "... The government of Luis Guillermo Solís reported today that China will make a formal request to renegotiate the loan to expand Route 32, which was signed during the administration of Laura Chinchilla."The contract ... [Published CentralAmericaData - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Solís administration to replace 8 ambassadors appointed by ex-President Chinchilla

President Luis Guillermo Solís this week confirmed that he will dismiss eight Costa Rican ambassadors “appointed by political criteria during the previous administration.”On Monday, Foreign Minister Manuel González said he will replace current Ambassador ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

Costa Rica tourism market affected by the proliferation of drug-trafficking throughout Central America

- Costa Rica Tourism Report Q2 2014 - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.comThe Costa Rica Tourism market has concerns about the proliferation of drug-trafficking throughout Central America, which poses a challenge to Costa Rican authorities ... [Published PR inside - Jun 18 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

More than 4 metric tons of cocaine seized from three vessels last week

June 16th, 2014 (ISH) The Costa Rican Coast Guard used information provided by the U.S. Coast Guard to confiscate 4.146 metric tons of cocaine from three vessels off the Pacific Coast between June 10-11, according to Public Security Minister Celso Gamboa ... [Published Inside Costa Rica - Jun 16 2014]
First reported May 07 2014 - Updated May 08 2014 - 2 reports

Costa Rica's president meets with Spanish Prince Felipe

Costa Rica's President-elect Luis Guillermo Solis (L) meets with Spanish Prince Felipe of Borbon, in San Jose, capital of Costa Rica, on May 7, 2014. Costa Rica's elected President, Luis Guillermo Solis, will receive the presidential sash from the hands ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - May 08 2014]

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High gas prices drive Costa Rica to reconsider ... [Published TicoTimes.net - 12 hours ago]
Defamation suit brought by former president Chi... [Published Inside Costa Rica - 14 hours ago]
Tax Administration to fight evasion with techno... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jul 08 2014]
China-Latin American Commercial Bonds, Excellen... [Published Radio Angulo - Jul 08 2014]
US Remilitarization of Central America and Mexico [Published Hondurasweekly - Jul 08 2014]
Chinese President to Latin America and Cuba Tour [Published Radio Angulo - Jul 07 2014]
Xi Jinping to travel to Brazil, Argentina, Vene... [Published Individual.com - Jul 07 2014]
Costa Rica Approves $619 million for Geothermal... [Published CentralAmericaData - Jul 05 2014]
The U.S. Re-militarization of Central America a... [Published RINF.com - Jul 04 2014]
The Riviera Nayarit Hosted The IX Pacific Allia... [Published Elite Traveler - Jul 03 2014]
Laura Chinchilla's post-presidential hobby? Car... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jul 01 2014]
Lawmakers postpone vote on China loan until Oct... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jun 28 2014]
Costa Rica: Deadline to Sign $395 million Chine... [Published CentralAmericaData - Jun 26 2014]
Costa Rica Pre Columbian Stone Spheres, New Une... [Published Global Voices Online - Jun 24 2014]
Mysterious stone spheres granted UNESCO World H... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jun 23 2014]
High school valedictorians are homeless but tri... [Published Examiner.com - Jun 21 2014]
Costa Rica Renegotiates Chinese Loan for $395 m... [Published CentralAmericaData - Jun 20 2014]
Solís administration to replace 8 ambassadors a... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jun 19 2014]
Actor Leonardo DiCaprio talks about illegal fis... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jun 18 2014]
Costa Rica's dolphin-safe tuna designation unde... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jun 18 2014]
Costa Rica tourism market affected by the proli... [Published PR inside - Jun 18 2014]
Costa Rica constitutional court rules in favor ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jun 17 2014]
More than 4 metric tons of cocaine seized from ... [Published Inside Costa Rica - Jun 16 2014]
Costa Rica Opposition Group Says To Scrap 2021 ... [Published Gulf Time UAE - Jun 16 2014]
Prolific and powerful Costa Rican voice Alberto... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jun 16 2014]
INTERVIEW-Costa Rica's president says no plans ... [Published CNBC - Jun 14 2014]
Solís administration seeks to renegotiate China... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jun 13 2014]
Solís outlines plans for Costa Rica in first Wa... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jun 12 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 ...
Costa Rica's Presidential Election Is an Unexpe... [Published Global Voices Online - Feb 01 2014]
Vote, placing an X in the box next to your choice. Photo by Ingmar Zahorsky on Flickr, under a Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) [Links are to Spanish-language pages except where noted.] Costa Rica is just a day away from electing a new ...
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