Costa Rica has earthly problems, but this election season ended over the rainbow
No Sugar Please
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No Sugar Please
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Costa Rica has earthly problems, but this election season ended over the rainbow

Alvaro Murillo - January 28, 2018

We all know that our Supreme Elections Tribunal (TSE) is calling for a rational, intelligent, well informed vote – and that’s all well and good as a…

Costa Rica calls for compliance with international court ruling on gay marriage
Gay marriage
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Gay marriage
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Costa Rica calls for compliance with international court ruling on gay marriage

AFP and The Tico Times - January 10, 2018

Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís called Wednesday for full compliance with the ruling of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (CIDH) that all member states recognize…

Human rights court backs Costa Rica’s decree on legalizing IVF
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Costa Rica
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Human rights court backs Costa Rica’s decree on legalizing IVF

L. Arias - March 1, 2016

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights on Tuesday ruled that a decree to legalize and regulate in vitro fertilization, signed by Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís last September, complies with…

Human rights court admits new IVF complaint against Costa Rica
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Human rights court admits new IVF complaint against Costa Rica

L. Arias - March 1, 2016

The lawyer for six couples who sued Costa Rica more than a decade ago for banning in vitro fertilization says time is running out for his clients to become…

Costa Rica’s Supreme Court strikes down decree on IVF legalization, orders lawmakers to act
Health
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Costa Rica’s Supreme Court strikes down decree on IVF legalization, orders lawmakers to act

AFP and The Tico Times - February 3, 2016

The fight to legalize in vitro fertilization in Costa Rica faces yet another setback after a high court struck down a recent decree by the administration of…

President yanks IVF bill in latest battle move over the fertility procedure
Health
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Health
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President yanks IVF bill in latest battle move over the fertility procedure

L. Arias - December 9, 2015

Costa Rica’s executive branch backed down Tuesday from a bill to regulate in vitro fertilization (IVF), saying it would wait for separate rulings from the Supreme Court and the…

Costa Rica’s Supreme Court to hear challenges to anti-IVF lawmakers
Health
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Health
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Costa Rica’s Supreme Court to hear challenges to anti-IVF lawmakers

L. Arias - November 30, 2015

Six plaintiffs are asking Costa Rica's Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court, or Sala IV, to throw out a constitutionality challenge to an executive decree that would legalize in vitro fertilization…

Costa Rica’s Supreme Court throws out constitutional challenges to IVF decree
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Costa Rica’s Supreme Court throws out constitutional challenges to IVF decree

Zach Dyer - October 17, 2015

In the latest curve of Costa Rica’s roller coaster process to legalize in vitro fertilization, the Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court has thrown out several challenges…

Costa Rican president presents draft decree to legalize in vitro fertilization
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Costa Rican president presents draft decree to legalize in vitro fertilization

Zach Dyer - September 3, 2015

President Luis Guillermo Solís presented draft language Thursday morning that would legalize in vitro fertilization 15 years after the procedure was banned in Costa Rica by the…

After legislative inaction, Costa Rican President Solís’ IVF pledge will be put to the test
In vitro defiance
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In vitro defiance
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After legislative inaction, Costa Rican President Solís’ IVF pledge will be put to the test

Zach Dyer - August 28, 2015

Costa Rica’s legislature ended its latest session Thursday without any major victories for President Luis Guillermo Solís. Nevertheless, Presidency Minister Sergio Alfaro was sanguine during a press…