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Court overturns acquittal of Costa Rica’s former President Miguel Ángel Rodríguez on influence-peddling charges, orders new review of case
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Court overturns acquittal of Costa Rica’s former President Miguel Ángel Rodríguez on influence-peddling charges, orders new review of case

L. Arias - November 22, 2014

Justices of the Criminal Chamber of the Supreme Court, or Sala III, on Friday overturned a 2012 ruling that acquitted Costa Rica’s former President Miguel Ángel Rodríguez Echeverría on charges…

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Prosecutor’s Office files embezzlement charges against former Costa Rican President Miguel Ángel Rodríguez

L. Arias - August 8, 2013

Costa Rica’s Prosecutor’s Office on July 30 requested the opening of a judicial investigation of alleged embezzlement charges against ex-President Miguel Ángel Rodríguez Echeverría. The charges were filed…

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Attorney General seeks $6 million in damages in insurance corruption case

L. Arias - January 30, 2013

The Public Ethics Office has cited “social harm” as the cause for seeking $6 million in damages allegedly caused by the corrupt handling of reinsurance policies by…

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Court of appeals overturns conviction of ex-president Miguel Ángel Rodríguez

L. Arias - December 22, 2012

A court of appeals Friday overturned the conviction of ex-Costa Rican President Miguel Ángel Rodríguez (1998-2002) and acquitted him on the charge of "instigating corruption" in a…

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Ex-Prez Miguel Ángel Rodríguez receives 5-year jail term in bribe case

Tico Times - April 27, 2011

A San José criminal court judge sentenced former Costa Rican President Miguel Ángel Rodríguez, 71, on Wednesday to a five-year prison term for "instigating corruption" in a…