The Ministro de Comunicación, Francisco Chacón, confirmed that Presidenta Laura Chinchilla will address the nation on national television tonight at 8:00pm, to speak on the San José – San Ramón concession.
Chacón did not proffer details on what the Presidenta will say, only to confirm that meetings were held this weekend between the Presidenta and representatives of the Brazilian company, OAS, who was awarded the concession contract.
Opponents to the concession say they have filed the legal papers to have the contract annulled.
“The Presidenta asked of us legal reasons to annul the contract and last Thursday we gave 10. We are backing what we say, but will not sit down to negotiate…”, said Paul Brenes, del Foro de Occidente