The bill comes a month after news broke of an alleged bribery scandal involving several of Costa Rica's largest infrastructure companies.
The Minister of Public Works and Transportation of Costa Rica, Rodolfo Méndez, became one of those investigated in an alleged bribery scandal between construction companies and the government
Eduardo Li, a FIFA executive committee member from Costa Rica, was among seven people arrested at the luxury Zurich hotel where they were preparing for a congress starting Thursday. All now face deportation to the United States on charges of accepting more than $100 million in bribes.
Alfonso Portillo left no doubt that he plans to jump into the country's election-year political scene, though not as a candidate. He said he wanted to seek a national agreement aimed at reforming the Guatemalan government.