Home »  » Politics

UPDATE: Former president Laura Chinchilla loses civil, criminal case against businessman

UPDATE: Former president Laura Chinchilla loses civil, criminal case against businessman

July 21st, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) A three-judge panel acquitted businessman and prominent hotelier, Alberto Rodriguez Baldi on criminal defamation charges and threw out a civil case against the man brought by…

Chinchilla legal team seeks ¢100 million, 60 days in jail for Baldi; judgment expected today

Chinchilla legal team seeks ¢100 million, 60 days in jail for Baldi; judgment expected today

EDITOR’S NOTE: A three-judge panel acquitted Baldi this morning.  Click here for the latest update. July 21st, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Former president Laura Chinchilla’s legal team is seeking 60 days in…

Putin denies Cuba spy base to be reopened

Russian President Vladimir Putin is denying media reports that he will reopen a Soviet-era base in Cuba used to spy on the United States.…

Costa Rica demands environmental studies of planned Nicaragua canal

Costa Rica demands environmental studies of planned Nicaragua canal

July 15th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) The Government of Costa Rica is demanding assurances that the planned $40 billion “mega canal” in Nicaragua will not affect the flow or navigability of the…

Former president Laura Chinchilla says she is not a thief or a millionaire

Former president Laura Chinchilla says she is not a thief or a millionaire

July 15th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Former president of Costa Rica, Laura Chinchilla said in court yesterday that she is “not a thief” and has “stolen nothing from Costa Rica,” as the…

BRICS nations planning alternatives to World Bank and IMF

July 15th, 2014 (VOA) Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa are expected to unveil alternative organizations to the World Bank and International Monetary Fund today. The five emerging economies,…

ML Party lawmakers renew calls to dollarize Costa Rican economy

July 14th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Libertarian Movement Party (ML) lawmakers of the Legislative Assembly are renewing calls to ditch the country’s national currency and dollarize Costa Rica’s economy.   ML Party…

Russian president, Vladimir Putin makes surprise visit to Nicaragua

Russia's president began a six-day tour of Latin American countries on Friday, and made an unscheduled visit to Nicaragua.…

Page 1 of 59123Next ›Last »