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Laura Chinchilla

Laura Chinchilla Miranda is a Costa Rican politician and the first female President of Costa Rica. She was one of Óscar Arias Sánchez's two Vice-Presidents and his administration's Minister of Justice. She was the governing PLN candidate for President in the 2010 general election, where she won with 46.76% of the vote. She is the sixth woman to be elected president of a Latin American country and the first woman to become president of Costa Rica. She was sworn as president of Costa Rica on May 8, 2010. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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China's Xi Jinping Looks to Broaden Investments in Latin America
2014-07-08
President Xi has already met several Latin-American leaders, including the presidents of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, Ollanta Humala of Peru, José Mujica of Uruguay, and former Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla. Last year, Xi traveled to Costa Rica ...
(PanAm Post)
  1. China-Latin American Commercial Relations with Excellent Prospects

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Expresidenta Laura Chinchilla habla en NTN24 sobre desempeño de Costa ...
2014-06-16
En entrevista con NTN24, la expresidenta de Costa Rica Laura Chinchilla habló desde Santos, Brasil sobre el triunfo de la selección de su país en tierra carioca ante Uruguay. "Prevalecía la alegría, la ilusión, el orgullo" entre los jugadores, expresó ...
(NTN24)
  1. Nuevo gobierno de Costa Rica con dudas respecto a la Alianza del Pacífico
  2. Cede terreno el escepticismo con respecto al futuro en Costa Rica
  3. Brasil 2014: Mandatarios eufóricos tras el triunfo de sus países

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Costa Rica president says no plans for corruption probe
2014-06-14
The incumbent Laura Chinchilla sparked outrage by accepting flights on a private jet to Peru and Venezuela despite laws barring public officials from accepting sizeable gifts. Her first finance minister resigned in a tax evasion scandal. Asked if he ...
(Oman Daily Observer)
  1. INTERVIEW-Costa Rica's president says no plans for graft probe

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Laura Chinchilla se defiende de La Nación y afirma “siempre hablé con la verdad”
2014-06-06
Laura Chinchilla tuvo una breve reacción ante el texto publicado hoy por La Nación donde se asegura que la mandataria usó el tema de la defraudación fiscal que se le achaca a ese medio para evitar que el diario publicara cosas en su contra o en contra ...
(crhoy.com)
  1. Chinchilla defiende gestión de su gobierno en cuanto a delitos tributarios
  2. Gobierno defiende medida para conciliar con evasores fiscales
  3. Diputado Rolando Gonzalez cuestiona a Ministro Helio Fallas

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Corte Plena confirma que Laura Chinchilla no cometió delito al utilizar jet privado
2014-06-06
El Tribunal de la Corte Plena confirmó la tarde de este jueves que el viaje realizado por la expresidenta Laura Chinchilla a Perú, en un jet privado en el 2013, no significó ningún delito. La denuncia contra la exmandataria la presentó en setiembre de ...
(La Nación Costa Rica)
  1. Corte Plena rechazó recurso de la Procuraduría y sepulta investigación contra ...

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King Juan Carlos I Of Spain Abdicates After Almost 40 Years As Monarch; Crown ...
2014-06-02
Spain's Crown Prince Felipe smiles after a meeting with Costa Rica's President Laura Chinchilla at the presidential house in San Jose May 7, 2014. Prince Felipe arrived in Costa Rica to attend Costa Rica's presidential inauguration on Thursday.
(International Business Times)
  1. King-to-be Felipe, a new face for Spain's beleaguered monarchy

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Costa Ricans Signal Readiness for Change
2014-05-20
On May 9, 2014, Guillermo Solis became Costa Rica's 47th president. His ascension to the office marked the end to one of the country's most unusual election cycles in recent memory. Solis succeeds Laura Chinchilla, who departed office with the lowest ...
(World Politics Review)

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    Costa Rica Still Asking About Cuban Twitter
    2014-05-19
    Costa Rica's previous president, Laura Chinchilla, who finished her duties as president on May 7th, had also inquired about the program but never received a response. President Solis is now requesting information again, with the hopes of avoiding ...
    (The Costa Rican Times)

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      Is Costa Rica's new president less eager to sign trade pacts?
      2014-05-13
      President Luis Guillermo Solís, who was inaugurated the same week that his predecessor Laura Chinchilla signed a free-trade agreement with Colombia, has expressed skepticism that such pacts are the best way to attract investment to the Central American ...
      (Christian Science Monitor)
      1. Costa Rica's Solís defends spy agency as lawmakers look to abolish it

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