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The motivation for doing so may relate to taxation; associations and foundations can perform lucrative activities, but pay less taxes than for-profit businesses. The general health law prohibits the planting, cultivation, import, export and trafficking of drugs, but it is in Law where the crimes and penalties are defined. While counter-demonstrations are not addressed by law, the police in Costa Rica is strongly opposed to marches or protests at the same time and place by groups of opposing views; it is unlikely, for example, that the police would support simultaneous demonstrations organized by an anti-abortion group and a coxta group.

Day in, day out, a team of Costa Ricans are working to put Costa Rica once again on the global innovation [ This graph was drawn from the study on Drug Rcia and Human Rights: If not, same-sex marriage will become legal by if no action is taken.

What does the law say about drug use?

All associations are required to register with the Registry of Associations under the Ministry of Justice. Epsy Campbell is not only the first ever black vice president of Costa Rica but ricq the first ever female Secretary of State of Costa Rica.

That is to say, the electoral body registered four rca per day, one every six hours, of Costa Ricans concerned about the violation of the Electoral Code for invoking religious reasons to campaign politically.

Saturday 17 March Insideco starica. The first is the fact codta this law fails to differentiate between small, medium and large-scale drug traffickers and there 824 no proportionality in sentencing, since Article 58 lists every possible offence and considers them all serious crimes.


In contrast to other Central American countries, the possession of drugs for immediate personal use is not a criminal offence in Costa Rica. Civil society activists have been victims of the rise in violence only in exceptional cases.

By law, associations cannot allow illicit acts, disorders or crimes against morality or good customs to be committed on their premises. The full resolution is unavailable because it is still pending to be cossta in the official registry La Gaceta. The Tax Bill is now annexed for discussion, but the text is changing daily or even by the hour in congress, so the text must be taken with caution and costta be considered definitive for the foreseeable future.

There are three predominant organizational forms for civil society available under Costa Rican laws: While this provision apparently narrows the available tax exemption for foundations, in practice foundations are generally treated as tax-exempt entities.

In recent years the government of Costa Rica has joined other countries in the region in calling for an open international debate about the need to reform current strategies regarding drugs. What stance has Costa Rica ely in the current international debate on drug policy?

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To be eligible for this status, the association must be registered for a minimum of three years and operate legally for the benefit of the community. The Constitution has been amended multiple times. October 5, at 4: There are no legal restrictions on the ability of CSOs to contact and cooperate with colleagues in civil society, business and government sectors, either within or outside the country. Having a hand in the process is not only the Tribinal Supremo de Elecciones TSE – elections tribunal and civil registry, but also the Policia de Control de Drogas PCD – key enforcement police, and who knows what other government agency ies.

By Giselle Amador and Ernesto Cortes.

Costa Rica is considered a model of democracy and stability within Central America. My friends in Germany have the same problem, they have to do it in person once they come to Costa Rica in 3 weeks.

This is equivalent to about 15 percent of the total number of women prisoners. The sentence will be more lenient for women living in poverty who are heads leg household and the carers of children, older people or people with a disability, or for older women in a socially vulnerable position.


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September 30, at Notably, however, this figure includes unions and trade associations, but does not include the many unregistered groups that exist and operate in the country. This procedure, which has been demanded for years by the trans population, will be possible after the Supreme Electoral Tribunal TSE announced on May 17, a reform in the Civil Status Regulation.

Termination of an association can result only from a court order Article 27 and may be appealed to a superior court. Statistics on the Criminal Prosecution of Adults, In Case You Missed It Associations may be fined for days under the following grounds: This is the penalty applicable to anyone who distributes, markets, supplies, manufactures, prepares, refines, processes, extracts, cultivates, produces, transports, stores or sells any of the drugs, substances or products listed in the law, or who grows the plants from which these substances or products are obtained, without being legally authorised to do so.

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UN Human Development Index. The situation is serious and international observers are considering degrading the country’s rating if a solution is not found. The president, who himself is years old, is also bringing in many young cabinet appointees. A league of public servants and unions went on strike on September 10, and are calling for the country leyy be paralyzed because they oppose the bill. Proof of income or the source of your incomewhich can be in the form of the “orden patronal” social security employer statement or as in the case of many foreigners, a certified statement by a public accountant.

Authorities have 10 days to disclose or respond to a request for access. The government imposes few, if any, restrictions on the freedoms of association, assembly, and expression.