Costa Rica’s Solís defends spy agency as lawmakers look to abolish it
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Costa Rica’s Solís defends spy agency as lawmakers look to abolish it

Zach Dyer - May 13, 2014

Costa Rica may have disbanded its army, but it does have an intelligence agency — at least, for now. Libertarian Movement Party lawmaker and former presidential hopeful…

Supreme Court’s Constitutional Chamber to evaluate appointment of Lutheran bishop as presidency minister
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Supreme Court’s Constitutional Chamber to evaluate appointment of Lutheran bishop as presidency minister

L. Arias - May 13, 2014

Costa Rica's Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court, or Sala IV, on Tuesday agreed to review the appointment of Melvin Jiménez Marín, a Lutheran bishop, as President…

Education Ministry breaks its promise, fails to pay teachers, unions say
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Education Ministry breaks its promise, fails to pay teachers, unions say

L. Arias - May 13, 2014

Leaders from public teachers' unions in Costa Rica on Tuesday accused the Education Ministry (MEP) of failing to live up to a promise to deliver back pay…

In 1st act as president, Solís asks Cabinet members to sign a code of ethics
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In 1st act as president, Solís asks Cabinet members to sign a code of ethics

L. Arias - May 8, 2014

In his first act as president of Costa Rica, Luis Guillermo Solís on Thursday asked all his Cabinet members to sign a code of ethics requiring their…

9 things we can expect from Costa Rica’s new president, Luís Guillermo Solís
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9 things we can expect from Costa Rica’s new president, Luís Guillermo Solís

The Tico Times - May 8, 2014

After coming from behind the pack in a first round of elections, President Luis Guillermo Solís, 56, ran practically unopposed in an April runoff. From the information…

President-elect Luis Guillermo Solís adds more names to his Cabinet
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President-elect Luis Guillermo Solís adds more names to his Cabinet

L. Arias - April 28, 2014

President-elect Luis Guillermo Solís on Monday announced 19 new members of his administration, short of the full staff he had promised during a previous naming ceremony. During…

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How much money did members of Solís’ Cabinet donate to the PAC election campaign?

Corey Kane - April 15, 2014

On Monday, President-elect Luis Guillermo Solís named 20 of his incoming head ministers, 11 of whom had contributed to his party’s election campaign. But none of them…

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President-elect Luis Guillermo Solís names first half of his Cabinet

Zach Dyer - April 14, 2014

President-elect Luis Guillermo Solís presented the first half of his Cabinet ministers Monday, appearing to begin his deficit reduction plan by cutting down the number of ministers. He…