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Tag: Rodrigo Chaves

  • Wednesday, July 13th 2022 - 09:30 UTC

    IAPA concerned over Costa Rican President's onslaught against newspaper

    Chaves had vowed to destroy media who recalled he was involved in sexual harassment allegations during his tenure at the World Bank

    The Inter-American Press Association (IAPA) Tuesday expressed its concern over the future of free speech in Costa Rica following the attacks of the Government of President Rodrigo Chaves against La Nación, which included “administrative actions” against the newspaper one of the companies owning it.

  • Monday, May 9th 2022 - 10:36 UTC

    Rodrigo Chaves sworn in as President of Costa Rica

    Chaves apologized to the women he allegedly harassed while working at the World Bank

    Despite his dubious past at the World Bank, Rodrigo Chaves has been sworn in as the new President of Costa Rica during a ceremony at the Legislative Assembly, which was attended by Spain's King Felipe VI among other dignitaries.

  • Monday, April 4th 2022 - 09:30 UTC

    Rodrigo Chaves becomes Costa Rica's President-elect

    Chaves was elected despite his reputation as a sexual harasser

    Costa Rica's Supreme Electoral Court Sunday confirmed Rodrigo Chaves of the Social Democratic Progress Party had won the Presidential elections with 52.9 % of the votes, against José María Figueres' 47.11%.

  • Monday, February 7th 2022 - 20:26 UTC

    A former president and a former finance minister reach Costa Rica's runoff

    Former Finance Minister Chaves suprisingly made it through to the second round

    Former Costa Rican President José María Figueres of the National Liberation Party (center-right) Figueres won Sunday's first round of this year's elections but failed to secure a decisive majority, due to which he will need to take on former Finance Minister Rodrigo Chaves, of the Democratic Social Progress party (center) at the April 3 runoff.