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Costa Rica’s Chinchilla gets lowest approval rating on record

Zachary Dyer - July 8, 2013

Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla is the most unpopular president in over 20 years, according to a survey published Monday in the daily La Nación.  Six out…

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Costa Rican lawmakers seek dismissal of environment minister and National Emergency Commission president

L. Arias - April 10, 2013

A Legislative Assembly commission investigating alleged corruption in the construction of a border road parallel to the Nicaragua border on Wednesday called for the dismissal of former…

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President Chinchilla’s brother denies involvement in border road scandal

L. Arias - March 12, 2013

“I was never part of any commission to advise or make decisions on the border road project,” Adrián Chinchilla, President Laura Chinchilla’s brother and a former adviser,…

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Government to resume work on border road

L. Arias - February 5, 2013

Costa Rica’s government will spend some ₡650 million ($1.3 million) to repair a 15-kilometer section of Route 1856, a road along Río San Juan and the border…

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Nicaragua claims Tico border road threatened 600 animal species

L. Arias - January 21, 2013

Several Nicaraguan media on Monday published the results of a study that concluded that the construction of a road along the Río San Juan by Costa Rica…

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Ex-transport minister to be questioned in January in border-road probe

L. Arias - December 18, 2012

Former Public Works and Transport Minister Francisco Jiménez said on Monday at a press conference that he did not plan on traveling to Serbia, as revealed last…

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Judge orders preventive prison for two men arrested in border road scandal

L. Arias - December 15, 2012

A financial crimes court on Saturday issued five months of preventive prison to Manuel Serrano and Miguel Ramírez, two engineers responsible for oversight of the construction of…

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Six arrested in border road investigation

L. Arias - December 12, 2012

Agents from the Judicial Investigation Police on Wednesday arrested six people on suspicion of embezzlement during the construction of a road parallel to the Río San Juan…

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Judicial Police raid six more companies linked to border road contracts

L. Arias - December 10, 2012

Judicial Police officers on Monday raided six companies involved in the construction of Route 1856, a road parallel to the San Juan River on the border with…

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New Minister of Public Works and Transport outlines priorities

L. Arias - October 18, 2012

Pedro Castro this Thursday assumed his post as Costa Rica’s new minister of Public Works and Transport (MOPT), and said he will prioritize three projects: the construction…