Laura Chinchilla

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Name: Laura Chinchilla
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Costa Rican environmental inspectors briefly detained after inadvertently wandering into Nicaraguan territory

Six members of Costa Rica’s administrative Environment Tribunal (TAA) on Tuesday were intercepted in Nicaraguan territory by officers of the Nicaraguan Army, after they wandered off-course during inspections of local energy projects and farms.“A mishandling ... [Published TicoTimes.net - 8 hours ago]
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]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Controversial Chinese Projects in Costa Rica

Two major projects in infrastructure which began under the Chinchilla administration are now being analyzed by the government of Solis, due to the criticisms raised against the conditions imposed by the Chinese government for the provision of the $395 ... [Published CentralAmericaData - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Court throws out ex-President Chinchilla's social media defamation lawsuit

A three-judge criminal court in San José on Monday tossed out a defamation lawsuit brought by ex-President Laura Chinchilla (2010-2014) against a hotel owner who accused her on Facebook of misusing her public office for personal gain. While the court ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

OAS meets in Lima for legislative powers' leaders forum

The keynote opening speeches of the gathering were delivered by Organization of American States’ (OAS) Secretary General José Miguel Insulza and the President of Peru’s Congress Fredy Otarola.The OAS, through its Section in Support of Representative Institutions ... [Published Andina - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Regional Trade: New Phytosanitary Requirements

A new "Directive on sanitation and phytosanitation for the facilitation of trade in goods and shipments in Central America", adopted by the Council of Ministers for Economic Integration (Comieco ), approved in January and which will come into effect from ... [Published CentralAmericaData - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Public works deals should go back to the drawing board, says Solís in meeting with Chinese president

President Luis Guillermo Solís asked that several major Chinese projects in Costa Rica go back to the drawing board in a bilateral meeting between the Costa Rican leader and Chinese President Xi Jinping Wednesday evening during the meeting of the Community ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Inter-American Meeting To Gather 28 Congress Leaders In Lima

LIMA, July 17 (BERNAMA-NNN-ANDINA) -- The First Inter-American Meeting of Presidents of Legislative Powers, to take place from July 17-18 in Lima, is expected to bring together 28 Congress leaders from the region, the President of the Peruvian Congress ... [Published Bernama - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 2 reports

Former president Laura Chinchilla says she is not a thief or a millionaire

The defamation trial in the case brought by former president Laura Chinchilla against a businessman’s Facebook post began yesterday. (Photo courtesy of CRHoy.com)July 15 th , 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Former president of Costa Rica, Laura Chinchilla ... [Published Inside Costa Rica - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 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 - Jul 10 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]

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Costa Rican environmental inspectors briefly de... [Published TicoTimes.net - 8 hours ago]
Geothermal Project Delayed Due to Lack of Drills [Published CentralAmericaData - 15 hours ago]
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]
Inter-American Meeting To Gather 28 Congress Le... [Published Bernama - Jul 17 2014]
Costa Rica: TWO Public Procurement Systems [Published CentralAmericaData - Jul 16 2014]
Secretary General of the OAS Participates in Fi... [Published Organization of American States - Jul 15 2014]
Former president Laura Chinchilla says she is n... [Published Inside Costa Rica - Jul 15 2014]
Explainer: Why is Costa Rica's former President... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jul 14 2014]
High gas prices drive Costa Rica to reconsider ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jul 10 2014]
Defamation suit brought by former president Chi... [Published Inside Costa Rica - Jul 10 2014]
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]
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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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