juan-marinDecentralization Minister, John Marin, tendered her resignation Friday saying the decision was solely for”personal reasons”, according to the Press Office

“My departure is strictly is due to personal matters that required my undivided attention. I am leaving with the board of directors of the Governing Council and the Comptroller General of the Republic, my report, as required in Article 12, subsection e, of the Internal Control Act”

Marin’s departure had been rumoured for weeks.

Over average, President Laura Chinchilla has been faced with replacing a minister every two months. Marin is minister number 17, leaving only 8 of the original appointments made by the presidenta in May 2010.

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