The heated exchange between Costa Rica’s Manuel González Sanz and Venezuela’s Delcy Rodríguez Gómez during the OAS Assembly in Mexico were a symbol of the lack of consensus that dominated the meeting.
(Foreign Ministry / OAS)
Venezuela’s Foreign Minister called her Costa Rican counterpart a “political illiterate” and accused him of promoting violence in Venezuela.
Sharon Day recently stepped down from her role at the Republican National Committee, a position she held since 2011.
(Via Sharon Day’s Facebook)
Sharon Day served on the Executive Committee of the Broward County Republican Party beginning in 1994.
Minister Carlos Villalta Villegas and President Luis Guillermo Solís at a public event last Friday June 7 announce the launching of works of a project to fix the road to Monteverde, Puntarenas.
(Courtesy of Casa Presidencial)
President Luis Guillermo Solís also reported that MOPT Vice Minister Guiselle Alfaro had also handed him her resignation earlier on Monday, arguing personal reasons.
María del Rocío Sáenz said President Luis Guillermo Solís requested her resignation for political reasons.
Health Minister Fernando Llorca Castro will replace Sáenz starting Thursday and Vice Minister María Esther Anchía will temporarily work as Health Minister.
These two file photos show Panamanian General Manuel Noriega taken on October 4, 1989 in Panama (L) and January 4, 1990 in Miami (R). Panamanian officials have announced that Noriega died on May 29, 2017.
AFP PHOTO / DSK
Panama’s President Juan Carlos Varela wrote on Twitter that Noriega’s death “closed a chapter in our history.”
Workers from various public agencies gathered in front of the Social Security System building in downtown San José and blocked the vehicle passage from 7-11 a.m. on May 22.
Caja Pension Manager Jaime Barrantes said they will evaluate the unions’ petition along with others that they have received from other groups in recent days.
Unions leaders say that if their requests are ignored, this will be the first of multiple strikes.
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Union leaders hope to block vehicle traffic along the capital’s Second Avenue, in front of the Caja’s main building, to get the institution’s attention.
Solís touted his economic achievements and stressed that his administration has been characterized by the absence of corruption.
(Via Casa Presidencial)
Private-sector chambers and opposition party leaders argued that the president was taking credit for achievements of previous administrations.
New Legislative Assembly President Gonzalo Ramírez Zamora talks to reporters during the May 1 session.
(Via Legislative Assembly)
UPDATE. May 2. 3:44 p.m. A total of 47 lawmakers elected Libertarian Movement Party’s Natalia Díaz Quintana for the pending Vice President post. Six blank and null votes were added for a total of 53 votes.
San José Mayor Johnny Araya Monge explained the reasons for his return to the PLN at an April 26 event attended by party leaders on including presidential candidate Antonio Álvarez Desanti, to Araya’s right.
(Via Johnny Araya’s Facebook)
PLN’s presidential candidate Antonio Álvarez Desanti welcomed Araya back and said he will be an important part of his campaign.