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Costa Rica's Chinchilla faces deadline of 15 working days to sign Mallon oil permits

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Laura Chinchilla, the Costa Rican president, can no longer delay over authorization of permits for the exploration and production of oil awarded to Mallon Oil of the United States.

A court ordered the president to sign the permits within 15 working days.

Otherwise, the state will be sued and face a judgement that would include all relevant costs.

Original source (in Spanish): La República