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Costa Rican President Figueres Revamps Cabinet, Reaches Out to Opposition

LADB Article ID: 56183
Category/Department: Costa Rica
Date: 1995-03-31
By: LADB Staff

On March 8, in the midst of a deepening economic crisis and heavy pressures from international banks to adopt an economic restructuring program, President Jose Maria Figueres announced the removal of three of his five top cabinet officials and collaborators. The move set off speculation about a political realignment in his 10-month-old administration. The surprise changes came on the heels of the March 2 decision by the World Bank to reject Costa Rican efforts to secure a badly needed US$100 million credit.

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