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Costa Rican plaintiffs disappointed, but not surprised, by president’s IVF proposal
Health
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Costa Rican plaintiffs disappointed, but not surprised, by president’s IVF proposal

The Tico Times - September 5, 2015

They have fought for 15 years for the right to access in vitro fertilization in their home country, and last Thursday was supposed to be a happier day.…

Costa Rican president presents draft decree to legalize in vitro fertilization
Health
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Health
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Costa Rican president presents draft decree to legalize in vitro fertilization

The Tico Times - September 3, 2015

President Luis Guillermo Solís presented draft language Thursday morning that would legalize in vitro fertilization 15 years after the procedure was banned in Costa Rica by the…

After legislative inaction, Costa Rican President Solís’ IVF pledge will be put to the test
In vitro defiance
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In vitro defiance
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After legislative inaction, Costa Rican President Solís’ IVF pledge will be put to the test

The Tico Times - August 28, 2015

Costa Rica’s legislature ended its latest session Thursday without any major victories for President Luis Guillermo Solís. Nevertheless, Presidency Minister Sergio Alfaro was sanguine during a press…

Costa Rica’s sextuplets drive regulation of fertility treatments
Health
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Health
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Costa Rica’s sextuplets drive regulation of fertility treatments

The Tico Times - June 13, 2015

The Costa Rican Doctors and Surgeons Association announced new regulations for fertility treatments following a bevy of multiple births in May. Wednesday, the association’s board of directors…

Solís administration cagey on plans for gay union, in vitro fertilization bills
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Health
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Solís administration cagey on plans for gay union, in vitro fertilization bills

The Tico Times - November 12, 2014

Officials from President Luis Guillermo Solís’ administration were tight-lipped about their support for two controversial bills in the upcoming legislative session that were campaign promises of the Citizen…

Elections 2014
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The ghosts of the campaign

Nancy De Lemos - January 24, 2014

I say this with absolute certainty: This electoral campaign is the most lacking of substance of any I can recall. Just a few days before we decide…

10 Costa Rica stories to watch in 2014
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Business
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10 Costa Rica stories to watch in 2014

The Tico Times Staff - January 21, 2014

With last year behind us, it's time to look forward to some of our picks for the top stories to watch out for in Costa Rica this…

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Ombudswoman to ask for lift on in vitro fertilization ban

L. Arias - August 28, 2012

The Ombudsman’s Office will ask the Inter-American Court of Human Rights to order Costa Rica to lift its ban on in vitro fertilization (IVF) and to adopt…