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Costa Rica Supreme Court strikes down ban on clergy holding public office – except Catholics
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Costa Rica Supreme Court strikes down ban on clergy holding public office – except Catholics

The Tico Times - November 13, 2014

Presidency Minister Melvin Jiménez got some good news Wednesday. The one-time Lutheran bishop has been cleared by the Supreme Court’s Constitutional Chamber to keep his seat in President…

Citigroup announcement sparks hectic week for Costa Rica’s banking sector
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Citigroup announcement sparks hectic week for Costa Rica’s banking sector

L. Arias - October 15, 2014

Citigroup's announcement on Tuesday that its retail banking business would be leaving Costa Rica prompted a chain reaction of speculation and drama. On Tuesday morning, the financial group issued a…

Cabinet appointment of Lutheran bishop is unconstitutional, says Government Attorney’s Office
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Cabinet appointment of Lutheran bishop is unconstitutional, says Government Attorney’s Office

L. Arias - July 25, 2014

The Government Attorney's Office on Thursday advised Costa Rica's Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court, or Sala IV, that it believes the appointment of Lutheran bishop Melvin Jiménez Marín as presidency…

Supreme Court asks Solís to clarify Cabinet post for Lutheran bishop
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Supreme Court asks Solís to clarify Cabinet post for Lutheran bishop

L. Arias - June 25, 2014

The Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court, or Sala IV, on Wednesday admitted a citizen’s complaint over whether the appointment of Lutheran bishop Melvin Jiménez Marín as presidency minister…

Supreme Court’s Constitutional Chamber to evaluate appointment of Lutheran bishop as presidency minister
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Supreme Court’s Constitutional Chamber to evaluate appointment of Lutheran bishop as presidency minister

L. Arias - May 13, 2014

Costa Rica's Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court, or Sala IV, on Tuesday agreed to review the appointment of Melvin Jiménez Marín, a Lutheran bishop, as President…