Dall'Anese and Costa Rica's relations with Washington

Attorney-General Francisco Dall'Anese's controversial complaint last week about a supposed deterioration in relations between Costa Rica and the United States is an issue that needs to be seen in its full context, the San José daily La República says in an editorial.

Monday, April 28, 2008

If, as Dall'Anese claims, relations have been bad for some time because of the pressure from Washington, it's hard to understand why he failed to mention the problem sooner. Instead he waited until after he was arrested in Miami.
No doubt he has his reasons for acting as he did, but in view of the high office he holds, he owes a full explanation to the nation, the newspaper says.

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