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Scandal tarnishes Costa Rican's reputation for democratic stability

Monday, December 4, 2017

Costa Rica is facing a corruption scandal — El Cementazo (from the Spanish word for cement) — unlike any other in the country’s history.

The situation will have serious repercussions on the nation’s once highly regarded democratic institutions because it involves high-level officials in all three branches of government.

Source: Baker Institute Blog of Houston Chronicle