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Liberation lawmaker claims recent Assembly policies limit press freedom
Legislative Assembly
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Legislative Assembly
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Liberation lawmaker claims recent Assembly policies limit press freedom

L. Arias - February 12, 2015

National Liberation Party (PLN) lawmaker Rolando González Ulloa on Wednesday morning filed an appeal with the Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court, or Sala IV, that challenges…

Budget talks extend to Saturday after lawmakers fail to reach deal
Legislative Assembly
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Legislative Assembly
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Budget talks extend to Saturday after lawmakers fail to reach deal

L. Arias - November 28, 2014

Budget talks ended in a stalemate Thursday at the Legislative Assembly, with Assembly Vice President Marcela Guerrero adjourning the session at 6 p.m. without a deal. Costa Rica's Constitution states that…

Costa Rican lawmakers reject 2015 budget, Assembly president passes it anyway
Legislative Assembly
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Legislative Assembly
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Costa Rican lawmakers reject 2015 budget, Assembly president passes it anyway

L. Arias - November 25, 2014

In a tight 25-26 vote, lawmakers on Monday afternoon voted in a first round of debate against the proposed national budget for next year in a hectic session marked by controversy and heated…