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After that stage, it's time now, as Alvarado expressed in his victory speech on Sunday in front of hundreds of his followers concentrated in the capital Roosevelt Square, to form the bicentennial government, referring to the celebration of the 200th anniversary of the proclamation of independence in 2021.
A unified country and a unified government working together towards common goals for the benefit of the country is what Carlos Alvarado preached in the last two months of electoral campaign. One of Costa Rica's biggest problems throughout the years has been the impossibility of advancing projects ...

Alvarado Quesada, however, promised to honor the ruling and called for Costa Rica to be a leader in Central America and the world as a socially progressive country. “My commitment is to a government for everybody, in equality and liberty. There is much more that unites us than divides us,” Alvarado ...
Campbell Barr joins an elite handful of women who have held positions of leadership in Costa Rica. The women include Thelma Curling, the first Afro-Costa Rican legislator (1982-1986), Victoria Garron, the first vice-president (1986-1990) and Laura Chinchilla (2010-2014) the first president. Early last ...
... as the government faces corruption allegations. As Alvarado Quesada nabs headline after headline, you may not hear as much about his vice president, Epsy Campbell Barr – the Afro-Costa Rican woman who, with this victory, is making history in the Central American country and around Latin America.
Most of the polls conducted prior to the second round elections in Costa Rica, had candidate of the National Restoration Party (PRN) Fabricio Alvarado ... of his government (ministers or executive presidents in public institutions) than a homosexual person, to avoid “offending the majority of Costa Ricans”.

It also ruled that Costa Rica has an obligation to extend property rights to same-sex couples, and allow transgender citizens to change their name on identity documents. While the Costa Rican government agreed to comply, Alvarado Munoz and his National Reformation Party (NRP) campaigned on ...
On March 28 the official arrival (arribada) of Olive Ridley sea turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea) began at the area known as Main Nesting Beach in Playa Ostional, Guanacaste, Costa Rica. The National System of Areas of Conservation is taking control and protection actions to avoid the illegal transportation ...
Carlos Alvarado became a public figure in Costa Rica because of his political activity within the Citizen Action Party (PAC, center left), which he represents in the ... “Carlos managed to keep his independence from the government with early actions such as asking for the resignations [of those involved in the ...
Continued turf-war related shootings and cartel-style assassinations have exacerbated heightened public concern and intensified the Costa Rican government's sharp focus on the fight against illicit drug trafficking. The government significantly increased its security spending in 2017, resulting in important ...
Costa Rica first expressed interest in joining the Pacific Alliance in 2014. But under President Luis Guillermo Solis, the Costa Rican government pumped the brakes on the accession process, because of growing fears that joining the alliance would hurt Costa Rica's agricultural sector by reducing tariffs on ...
Puerto Viejo de la Talamanca is a big name for a small town on Costa Rica's Caribbean coast. Just north of the border with Panama, it's an eclectic mix of surfer- and eco-tourism built on the back of fishing and jungle-clearing agriculture. The town was originally called Old Harbour until the government ...
"However, instead of modernizing the countryside and increasing agricultural subsidies, the Mexican government chose to import pineapples from other countries, such as Costa Rica, Thailand, and Malaysia because of its low cost, bankrupting more than 2 thousand national producers," he said.
The Commission of Control of the Income and Public Expenditure of the Legislative Assembly is investigating a suspected export fraud in which conventional pineapples were exported as organic pineapples, which would endanger the country's brand in the international market and the future of genuine ...
We might not have a specific woman to name here, but no look back at Costa Rican women leaders would be complete without mentioning that in the days before the Spanish arrived in Costa Rica, women here were highly involved in social and political life. Indigenous women were chiefs and among the ...
The series explores the ways in which a lack of knowledge and fear of legal consequences lead health care professionals in Costa Rica often bolster obstacles to pregnancy interruption in Costa Rica, even though the practice is legal when it is carried out to protect the health of the mother. The government ...
The next step is to reach out to the funeral home in Costa Rica and then the coroner's office in San Jose. “I'm finding out more about her investigation than I am from [Canadian government and Costa Rican officials],” Hewitt says. “She's my guardian angel.” “I can't promise Shirley the world that's for sure, ...

... is the result of the work of the Central American Association of Aeronautics and Space )CAAE for its Spanish acronym) and the Costa Rica Technology Institute (ITCR) with the support of several sponsoring companies, the government and donations received through kickstarter, the satellite was designed ...
The statement is attributed to the manager of Government Affairs and Public Relations of Intel Costa Rica, Timothy Scott Hall, and was disclosed as a reaction to publications of some media. ... Its impact on exports began to grow and came to represent 20% of Costa Rican exports. At one point, Intel's chip ...
“Andrew Smith and Christopher Lee Griffin orchestrated a brazen telemarketing scheme from Costa Rica and stole more than $10 million,” said Acting ... U.S. State Department's Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) and Bureau of Consular Affairs, along with government authorities in Costa Rica provided ...
In 2013, the Costa Rican government led an international campaign to list endangered hammerhead sharks under Appendix II of CITES, in an effort to limit international trade of shark products and improve hammerhead shark conservation in Costa Rica. Cocos Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site off ...
The Costa Rican government invests over U.S. $100 million a year in environmental protection according to information provided by Treasury, the Ministry of Environment and Energy and the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (Cepal) in their study Estimation of Public Expense in ...
Under the terms of the MoU, Costa Rica's government will open a representative office in Dubai, located at Dubai Chamber's headquarters. The agreement supports the efforts of the UAE and Costa Rica to strengthen bilateral cooperation and facilitate trade and investment flows, a statement said.
In the previous two years, the federation operated with an annual budget of just $150,000, funded in part by the Costa Rican national government. That cash did not go far — the budget for the Vuelta a Costa Rica alone is $200,000. “The money we receive doesn't come close to covering what we need,” ...
Francisco Prendas is the candidate for the vice-presidency of Costa Rica representing the National Restoration Party (PRN) whose presidential candidate is Fabricio Alvarado. Francisco stated that their party would much rather choose heterosexuals as members of his government (ministers or executive ...
The government of Costa Rica and the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry signed a memorandum of understanding to open a Costa Rican Promotion Office in Dubai, the largest and most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The agreement was signed by Majid Safir Al Ghurair ...
At times when Costa Rica is in a difficult financial position with a 6.2% fiscal deficit at the end of 2017, Helio Fallas, Treasury Minister, stated that the fact ... of information “difficult” and this has been a factor that hasn't allowed the Costa Rican government to establish a mechanism to tax these corporations.
Change to some of the fishing policies which have been established by the government for example, minimum size in some species of fish have affected their activity and profitability. Fishermen consider that government authorities and the Costa Rica Fishing Institute (INCOPESCA) have failed to properly ...


 

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