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  1. "La Trocha" to see 10 new bridges for $6 million over next 90 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Inside Costa Rica

    ... as a result of corruption scandals linked to the project, and has plagued the administration of President Laura Chinchilla, who has called the road a "development project." The route was constructed as a territorial dispute erupted between Costa ...

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  2. Citigroup cuts Costa Rica growth forecast after Intel, BofA closingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 10 | Inside Costa Rica

    ... of America's Costa Rica facilities provided back office support and employed some 1,500 people. President Laura Chinchilla earlier this week said Intel's departure would not affect the country's image , adding that "some [companies] would come and ...

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  3. Intel and Bank of America layoffs stun Costa RicaRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | OregonLive.com

    ... technology and environmentally-friendly jobs," according to the statement. The firings come after President Laura Chinchilla, who wasn't eligible for re-election, made progress in reducing unemployment that peaked at 10.5 percent in the second ...

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  4. Costa Rica dealt double blow as Bank of America, Intel say - adios,' fire 3,000 workersRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Inside Costa Rica

    ... "The country has been making great strides in services, innovation and technology," she said. President Laura Chinchilla said Intel's departure would not affect the country's image, adding that "some [companies] would come and some would go." ...

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  5. Intel, BofA Lay Off Thousands in Costa RicaRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Hispanic Business

    ... Intel's decision to reduce its workforce in Costa Rica from the outgoing administration of President Laura Chinchilla, Presidency Minister Carlos Benavides said that opening the country's economy to foreign investment "has been an enormous success ...

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  6. President Elect Solis Thanks Costa Rican Voters For His VictoryRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | Malaysian National News Agency

    ... Rica's stubborn poverty rate and to stamp out corruption, an issue that has dogged incumbent President Laura Chinchilla's administration and which struck a chord with voters. Chinchilla was Costa Rica's first female president. Solis has also ...

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  7. Costa Rica eyes $1 bln bond issue in 2015 -VP electRead the original story

    Monday Apr 7 | Reuters

    ... a center-left academic who easily won Costa Rica's presidential election on Sunday. Incumbent President Laura Chinchilla's government last month placed a $1-billion 30-year bond. "Next year it will be another billion, but that is the maximum," ...

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  8. Costa Rica leftist easily wins presidential run-offRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 6 | The Star Online

    ... Rica's stubborn poverty rate and to stamp out corruption, an issue that has dogged incumbent President Laura Chinchilla's administration and which struck a chord with voters. "It's been four years of daily suffering," said Mercedes Castillo, a ...

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  9. Costa Rica leftist seen winning one-horse presidential run-offRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 6 | The Star Online

    ... Costa Rica's stubbornly high poverty rate while stamping out corruption, an issue that has dogged President Laura Chinchilla's administration. "We need oxygen," said Carmen Antillon, a 70-year-old publicist and former ruling party supporter as she ...

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  10. Costa Rica leftist to cruise to election victory'Read the original story

    Sunday Apr 6 | Buenos Aires Herald

    ... party continues to campaign so theoretically he could win, but many voters are eager to toss out President Laura Chinchilla's scandal-ridden ruling party and Araya's withdrawal from public events further boosted Sols' chances. Even so, National ...

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  11. Leftist seen easily winning Costa Rica presidency after rival pulls outRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 6 | Reuters

    ... Costa Rica's stubbornly high poverty rate while stamping out corruption, an issue that has dogged President Laura Chinchilla's administration. "We want to recover that sense of solidarity, of social inclusion, and commitment to the neediest Costa ...

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  12. Costa Rica poll candidate runs unopposedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 4 | Iol.co.za

    ... can straighten the boat." Corruption scandals and rising debts and deficits under outgoing President Laura Chinchilla, Costa Rica's first female president, has weakened the old two-party system. But if Solis is indeed elected Sunday to a four-year ...

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  13. Will Costa Ricans bother to vote in presidential poll?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 3 | Newsday

    ... Ricans' dissatisfaction with rising income inequality and the scandals associated with outgoing President Laura Chinchilla's government may have scuppered his chances. The Costa Rican constitution does not allow candidates to formally withdraw from ...

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  14. Costa Rica leftist seen clinching presidency in one-horse raceRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 3 | The Star Online

    ... party continues to campaign so theoretically he could win, but many voters are eager to toss out President Laura Chinchilla's scandal-ridden ruling party and Araya's withdrawal from public events further boosted Solis' chances. An academic and ...

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  15. Costa Rica president says to use capital controls very selectivelyRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Reuters

    Newly approved capital controls in Costa Rica aimed at curbing speculative money flows from abroad will only be applied very selectively, President Laura Chinchilla said on Wednesday.

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  16. Costa Rica court: surveillance of journalist unconstitutionalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 24 | World Press Freedom Review

    ... for press freedom among countries in the region, came under fire the last year after the sitting president, Laura Chinchilla, announced that she would sue a social media user for defamation after the person alleged that Chinchilla used her office to ...

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  17. Police investigate narco-trafficking heliportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2014 | Inside Costa Rica

    ... we realize that these areas are the best suited for these types of organizations," Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla said recently. The Ministry of Public Security's efforts are focused on sea and land routes, as the police's air response ...

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  18. People Over Profit: Why These Two Small Countries Stood Up to Big MiningRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2014 | Yes! Magazine

    ... was cancelled during the administration of President Oscar Arias, it was reinstated by his successor, Laura Chinchilla, who is of the same political party as Arias.) Costa Rica's Congress subsequently voted for a no-new-open-pit-mining ...

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  19. Costa Rica opposition group says to scrap 2021 carbon neutrality targetRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2014 | Stabroek News

    ... by the group with environmental guidelines for a possible PAC government. The current government of Laura Chinchilla recognizes the 2021 commitment is challenging, but thinks it is a mistake to postpone it. "We knew since the beginning it would be ...

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  20. Costa Rica opposition group says to scrap 2021 carbon neutrality targetRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2014 | Reuters

    ... by the group with environmental guidelines for a possible PAC government. The current government of Laura Chinchilla recognizes the 2021 commitment is challenging, but thinks it is a mistake to postpone it. "We knew since the beginning it would be ...

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