Costa Rica Coffee Guide

Legislative Assembly Names New Comptroller General

June 4, 2004

AFTER a month and a half of negotiations,on Wednesday the LegislativeAssembly elected Álex Solís, a lawyerspecialized in Constitutional law, as thecountry’s new Comptroller General.Solís is expected to be sworn in onMonday by congressional deputies andimmediately assume his new position. Histerm will last eight years. He replaces formerComptroller Luis Fernando Vargas,who stepped down on May 7 after completinghis term.The Comptroller is the head of theComptroller General’s Office, the institutionin charge of reviewing the government’sfinances and all contracts and publicbids.Solís has said he will remain impartialas Comptroller and will not cave in topolitical pressure from any side.

You may be interested

Canada helps protect vulnerable sectors in Central America against pandemic
Canada
3098 views
Canada
3098 views

Canada helps protect vulnerable sectors in Central America against pandemic

AFP - September 18, 2020

Canada has allocated more than half a million dollars in aid to combat Covid-19 in vulnerable sectors of Nicaragua, Honduras…

Costa Rica to propose fiscal adjustments before negotiations with IMF
Costa Rica
756 views
Costa Rica
756 views

Costa Rica to propose fiscal adjustments before negotiations with IMF

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 17, 2020

The Costa Rican government on Thursday will announce details about its upcoming negotiations with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), from…

Costa Rica coronavirus updates for Thursday, September 17
Costa Rica
5379 views
Costa Rica
5379 views

Costa Rica coronavirus updates for Thursday, September 17

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 17, 2020

Costa Rica announced 17 new coronavirus-related deaths over the last day for a total of 666, according to official data…