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Economy Minister stands down

Costa Rica’s Minister of Economy, Industry and Commerce, Welmer Ramos, has resigned his portfolio. The presidency has announced that Deputy Minister Geannina Dinarte will act in an interim role until […]

Cabinet of Costa Rica

Sergio Alfaro Salas Minister of the Presidency Helio Fallas Venegas First Vice President and Treasury Minister Ana Helena Chacón Echeverría Second Vice-President Manuel González Sanz Minister of Foreign Affairs Luis […]

President appoints Sylvie Durán Salvatierra as Culture Minister

President Luis Guillermo Solís has appointed Sylvie Durán Salvatierra as the new Minister of Culture and Youth. She had been the acting minister after the President dismissed Elizabeth Fonseca Corrales […]

Culture Minister goes after FIA 2015 flop

President Luis Guillermo Solís has dismissed Culture and Youth Minister Elizabeth Fonseca Corrales and two of her deputy ministers this week after the 2015 International Arts Festival (FIA) flopped due […]

New Comms Minister as Tourism Minister leaves

Tourism Minister Wilhelm von Breymann has tendered his resignation to President Luis Guillermo Solís. The reason given was for personal reasons but the Minister had come in for a lot […]

Costa Rica gets new Presidency Minister

President Luis Guillermo Solís has appointed Sergio Alfaro Salas as the new Presidency Minister. He replaces Melvin Jiménez Marín, who submitted his resignation on Thursday at president Solís’ request. The […]

Technology Minister and Deputy told to resign

President Luis G Solis has asked his Minister of Science, Technology and Telecommunications (MICITT), Gisella Kopper, as well as the Deputy Minister Allan Ruiz to resign. The official press release […]

Health Minister resigns

Minister of Health, Dr. María Elena López, has resigned her portfolio for personal reasons according to a press release on the Presidential website. The interim Minister will be Vice Minister […]

IMF completes Article IV consultation with Costa Rica

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has completed its Article IV consultation with Costa Rica. The full press release as published on the IMF website is as follows; IMF Executive Board […]