Laura Chinchilla

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Name: Laura Chinchilla
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Lawmakers debate bill to extend the right to strike to most sectors, including private companies

Legislators from the ruling Citizen Action Party, Broad Front Party and Social Christian Unity Party last week presented a bill at the Legislative Assembly to reform the country’s Labor Law to include language that would eliminate a ban on strikes in ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Exclusive: Alexander Mora, Costa Rica's Minister for Foreign Trade on trade with China

During a state visit in June, Chinese President Xi Jinping and then Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla agreed to advance bilateral ties. On the sidelines of the World Economic Forum 2014 in Tianjin, which concluded Friday, our reporter Martina Fuchs ... [Published CNTV - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Middle-income families still struggle to buy a home in Costa Rica despite more lending

During President Laura Chinchilla’s term from 2010-2014, administration officials and lawmakers passed nine pieces of legislation and one executive decree aimed at helping middle-income Ticos buy homes. Yet despite the effort, little was accomplished ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

No clear path forward, opposition lawmakers lament after Solís' 100-day report

Opposition lawmakers expressed a mix of outrage and approval Monday afternoon at the 100-day report  presented by President Luis Guillermo Solís last week. Many lawmakers who opined about the president’s report agreed that any guilty parties should be ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Costa Rica: A new model for prison standards in Latin America?

Prison overcrowding is widespread in Latin America, but Costa Rica has slowly started to implement politically sensitive, but needed, reforms. This includes vocational training programs and resisting tougher drug-sentencing laws. • The American University ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

In first 100 days, just 11.2% believe Solís government is doing good job on economy

August 28 th , 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) The latest consumer confidence report by the School of Statistics at the University of Costa Rica shows that just 11.2% believe the new government of Luis Guillermo Solís is doing a good job in its handling of ... [Published Inside Costa Rica - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Costa Rican plastics company to move to Nicaragua, cites high utility, labor costs

August 27 th , 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Yanber S.A, a Costa Rican producer of plastic bags and packaging, has announced it will relocate to Nicaragua, laying off all 180 of its staff in Costa Rica.The company produces plastic grocery bags, packaging, ... [Published Inside Costa Rica - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

President Solís to deliver “First 100 Days” address tomorrow

President Luis Guillermo Solís (Photo: Casa Presidencial)August 27 th , 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) President Luis Guillermo Solis will present his “first 100 days” report to an audience of 1,000 invited guests at the Teatro Popular Melico Salazar tomorrow ... [Published Inside Costa Rica - Aug 27 2014]
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 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]

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Lawmakers debate bill to extend the right to st... [Published TicoTimes.net - Sep 16 2014]
Exclusive: Alexander Mora, Costa Rica's Ministe... [Published CNTV - Sep 15 2014]
Middle-income families still struggle to buy a ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Sep 11 2014]
No clear path forward, opposition lawmakers lam... [Published TicoTimes.net - Sep 03 2014]
Costa Rica: A new model for prison standards in... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Aug 29 2014]
In first 100 days, just 11.2% believe Solís gov... [Published Inside Costa Rica - Aug 28 2014]
Costa Rican plastics company to move to Nicarag... [Published Inside Costa Rica - Aug 27 2014]
President Solís to deliver “First 100 Days” add... [Published Inside Costa Rica - Aug 27 2014]
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]
Secretary General of the OAS Participates in Fi... [Published Organization of American States - Jul 15 2014]
Costa Rica Pre Columbian Stone Spheres, New Une... [Published Global Voices Online - Jun 24 2014]
With Solis, Costa Ricans Signal Readiness for C... [Published World Politics Review: Articles - May 20 2014]
Panama 2014 - Opening Plenary: Opening Pathways... [Published World Economic Forum - YouTube - Apr 03 2014]
WEConnect International Joins Costa Rican Presi... [Published PRWeb - Feb 26 2014]
No clear leader as Costa Ricans vote for new pr... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Feb 02 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 ...
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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