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Legislative committee requests ethics sanctions against Costa Rican president

Wednesday, December 20, 2017


A legislative committee charged with investigating alleged traffic of influences related to the import of Chinese cement accused Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís of a “lack of probity” related to his role in allegedly pressuring institutions to facilitate the imports.

These criticisms of the president were included in the final report of the committee that investigated loans of more than $30 million from Costa Rican public banks to the cement importer, a case that has exposed irregularities in all three branches of government.

Source: AFP