Costa Rica Coffee Guide
4 lawmakers attempt to boost their teachers’ pensions by calculating them based on higher Assembly salaries
Legislative Assembly
1365 views
Legislative Assembly
1365 views

4 lawmakers attempt to boost their teachers’ pensions by calculating them based on higher Assembly salaries

L. Arias - April 2, 2014

Costa Rica’s High School Teachers' Association (APSE) on Wednesday said that four lawmakers, who previously worked as educators, filed applications to increase their pensions by taking into…

Archive
1152 views

Prosecutors raid Costa Rica lawmaker Justo Orozco’s office in ongoing probe

L. Arias - September 30, 2013

Costa Rica's Prosecutor’s Office and agents from the Judicial Investigation Police at 1:30 p.m. on Monday raided lawmaker Justo Orozco’s office at the Legislative Assembly in San José.…

Archive
1086 views

Costa Rica’s Notary Administration investigates lawmaker Justo Orozco

L. Arias - August 21, 2013

Officials from the National Notary Administration on Wednesday morning searched lawmaker Justo Orozco’s private office in Hatillo, south of the capital, as part of an ongoing investigation…

Costa Rican legislature accidentally passes gay marriage legalization
Archive
3279 views
Archive
3279 views

Costa Rican legislature accidentally passes gay marriage legalization

The Tico Times - July 2, 2013

Costa Rica's Legislative Assembly on Monday passed a measure – by accident – that could legalize same-sex civil unions as part of a larger bill, lawmakers noted…

Archive
1049 views

Evangelical lawmaker Justo Orozco to preside over commission studying IVF bill

L. Arias - June 4, 2013

Justo Orozco, from the Costa Rican Renovation Party, was elected Tuesday as president of the Legislative Assembly Commission on Science and Technology, which must study and vote…

Archive
916 views

Lawmaker Justo Orozco: ‘We will respect court ruling’ on in vitro fertilization

David Boddiger - November 27, 2012

The controversial evangelical legislator and president of the Legislative Assembly’s Human Rights Commission, Justo Orozco, said lawmakers would respect a ruling expected this week by the Inter-American…

Archive
1176 views

The happiness of Justo Orozco

The Tico Times - May 31, 2012

From the print edition Justo Orozco only wants you to be happy. Many times in public he can be seen reading the Bible. He searches the holy…