Minister of the Presidency Rodrigo Arias of Costa Rica

At the start of his term, Dr Arias said that to pull the country out of its stupor, 600,000 new jobs had to be created and that could only happen if the investment in tourism paid off.
electrical cooperatives generate more power.
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months if it does not bring the expected benefits.
telecommunications and insurance if CAFTA loses.
Rodrigo Arias says a “no” vote on CAFTA would “complicate” Costa Rica's entry into that treaty.
don't see that,” Urcuyo said.
China is writing Costa Rica a check for $20 million, money that President Oscar Arias has said will go toward flood relief in the damaged regions of the country after last week's heavy rains.
On the first visit made to China by a Costa Rican head of state, Arias also took the time to visit the Forbidden City and the Great Wall of China, although at the latter location Arias had to stay behind as his injured Achilles tendon was acting up, according to daily Diario Extra.
Arias said there was no clarity reached following a meeting with the 25 legislators from PLN (National Liberation Party.
Rodrigo Arias said that he would have other bills to add to the list next week.
Nobody has the right to doubt the propriety of a government that’s been transparent from day one,” Arias said in an opinion piece in Costa Rica’s La Nacion daily.
President scar Arias has vetoed a law, which would have given ten percent of the people within a district, the right to call for a referendum if they opposed any type of development that could impact the environment.
Mr Arias said objections to the law included “the usurping of electoral functions from the Supreme Electoral Tribunal, and a prohibition by Article 105 of the Constitution which bars referendums in relation to administrative acts (the law allows that administrative decisions made by the Ministry of Environment and Energy MINAET, be subject to popular consultations.
The decision adopted by President Arias is one more proof that the country must continue to grow and develop, without damaging the environment,” said Jaime Molina, Vice-president of UCCAEP.
Costa Rica's minister of the presidency, Rodrigo Arias, said departed Public Security Minister Fernando Berrocal made “statements without foundation” about local political ties to Colombian guerrillas, requiring his removal.
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Arias said a commission composed of Chinchilla, Foreign Minister Bruno Stagno and Chief Prosecutor Francisco Dall'Anese will travel to Colombia to talk with government officials about what information they have about FARC ties in Costa Rica.
President Oscar Arias yesterday met with Germn Efromovich, president of the Brazilian oil company Sinergy, according to a statement from Casa Presidencial.
Efromovich's visit is the second by Brazilian oil industry leaders since Arias took office in May The President met with representatives from Brazilian oil company Petrleo Brasileiro S.