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Human rights court backs Costa Rica’s decree on legalizing IVF
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Human rights court backs Costa Rica’s decree on legalizing IVF

L. Arias - March 1, 2016

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights on Tuesday ruled that a decree to legalize and regulate in vitro fertilization, signed by Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís last September, complies with…

Human rights court admits new IVF complaint against Costa Rica
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Human rights court admits new IVF complaint against Costa Rica

L. Arias - March 1, 2016

The lawyer for six couples who sued Costa Rica more than a decade ago for banning in vitro fertilization says time is running out for his clients to become…

President yanks IVF bill in latest battle move over the fertility procedure
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President yanks IVF bill in latest battle move over the fertility procedure

L. Arias - December 9, 2015

Costa Rica’s executive branch backed down Tuesday from a bill to regulate in vitro fertilization (IVF), saying it would wait for separate rulings from the Supreme Court and the…

Costa Rica’s Supreme Court to hear challenges to anti-IVF lawmakers
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Costa Rica’s Supreme Court to hear challenges to anti-IVF lawmakers

L. Arias - November 30, 2015

Six plaintiffs are asking Costa Rica's Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court, or Sala IV, to throw out a constitutionality challenge to an executive decree that would legalize in vitro fertilization…

Costa Rica IVF decree loses support of public health care system
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Costa Rica IVF decree loses support of public health care system

The Tico Times - November 6, 2015

President Luis Guillermo Solís’ decree legalizing in vitro fertilization in Costa Rica is going before the Supreme Court without the support of two major government agencies. The…

Costa Rica’s IVF ban: Why does Supreme Court have jurisdiction over president’s recent decree?
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Costa Rica’s IVF ban: Why does Supreme Court have jurisdiction over president’s recent decree?

L. Arias - October 28, 2015

Two attorneys on Tuesday asked a human rights court to intervene on behalf of couples fighting Costa Rica's ban on in vitro fertilization, over a recent challenge to a…

Costa Rica’s Supreme Court throws out constitutional challenges to IVF decree
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Costa Rica’s Supreme Court throws out constitutional challenges to IVF decree

The Tico Times - October 17, 2015

In the latest curve of Costa Rica’s roller coaster process to legalize in vitro fertilization, the Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court has thrown out several challenges…

Costa Rica responds to human rights court on IVF suspension
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Costa Rica responds to human rights court on IVF suspension

L. Arias - October 16, 2015

Costa Rica’s government submitted an official report Thursday evening to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) about its progress in legalizing in vitro fertilization (IVF) procedures. The San…

Fifth of Costa Rica sextuplets dies following surgery
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Fifth of Costa Rica sextuplets dies following surgery

The Tico Times - October 11, 2015

Gabriel González, the youngest of Costa Rica’s first set of sextuplets, who were born prematurely in May, died Saturday night in San José’s Hospital de la Mujer.…

Costa Rica high court admits challenge to IVF decree
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Costa Rica high court admits challenge to IVF decree

L. Arias - October 8, 2015

Costa Rica's high court threw a wrench in President Luis Guillermo Solís' attempt to legalize in vitro fertilization and comply with an international court order. On Wednesday, the…