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Vice Minister Rodríguez steps in after environment chief resigns

March 13, 2009

Jorge Rodríguez was named Costa Rica´s interim environment, energy and telecommunications minister Thursday following the resignation of Roberto Dobles amid an unfolding scandal.

Dobles stepped down after allegations that he awarded a mining concession potentially worth several million dollars to a company controlled by members of his and President Oscar Arias´ family. Dobles and Arias are second cousins.

Rodríguez was vice minister under Dobles.

See ticotimes.net/topstoryarchive/2009_03/031309.htm for the full story.

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