Friday, 23 October 2020

What’s In A Letter? MINAET Changes Back To MINAE That Will Soon Be The MINAEM

The Environment ministry has dropped the “telecommunications” from its portfolio and goes back simple to Environment & Energy, the Ministerio de Ambiente y Energía (MINAE).

Several years back with the coming changes in telecommunications, mainly the opening of the cellular telephone market and entering of competing operators in addition to the state, ICE, telecom became part of the MINAE.

With the change, the telecommunications portfolio is no longer and folder is part of the Ministerio de Ciencia y Tecnología (Ministry of Science and Technology).

- Advertisement -

With the change, the MINAE released a new logo.

“The little hand is a symbol MINAE very representative and beloved by both ministry officials and the population, and symbolizes the union of man with nature, of which we are a small part and to which we must respect and care”said Environment Minister Rene Castro.

However, the MINAE monicker may soon be changed again, as the ministry takes on the portfolio of Aguas y Mares (waters and seas). Once the bill presently in the Legislature is passed, the MINAE becomes the MINAEM – the Ministerio de Ambiente, Energía y Mares.

Source: El Pais

- Advertisement -

- Advertisement -
"Rico" is the crazy mind behind the Q media websites, a series of online magazines where everything is Q! In these times of new normal, stay at home. Stay safe. Stay healthy.

Related Articles

[BLOG] Costa Rican Electric Company – General Maintenance Procedures

During my fifteen plus years of living in Costa Rica, I...

Heliport, Money and Weapons in Costa Rica

Following reports by residents of Las Asturias de Pococí about flyovers...


PAHO: Costa Rica has the highest COVID-19 incidence rate in Central America

QCOSTARICA - The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) highlighted this Wednesday that COVID-19 cases are stabilizing in much of Central America, taking into account...

Blockade promoter says they are going to face riot police ‘armed’

QCOSTARICA - Former legislator Oscar Campos Chavarría, leader of the self-styled National Rescue Movement, assured this Friday that they are going to organize in...

14 cases of COVID-19 confirmed in new Congress building

QCOSTARICA - Fourteen officials of the Legislative Assembly were diagnosed with COVID-19 on Tuesday. The cases resulted in a temporary suspension of functions, including legislative...

Chile mine rescue: 10 years on, survivors left to fend for themselves

In 2010, the San Jose copper-gold mine located in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile caved in, trapping 33 miners. Previous geological instability at...

The Marchamo dilemma

OPINION - In less than two weeks, on November 1, unless there is a setback, the 2021 Marchamo goes on sale. Some publications on social...

COVID-19 In Costa Rica: 1,196 new cases for Oct 16; total cases nearing 100,000

QCOSTARICA - On Friday, October 16, the Ministry of Health reported 1,196 new cases of COVID-19, of which 336 are by epidemiological link and...

Let's Keep This Going!

To be updated with all the latest news and information about Costa Rica and Latin America.

Log In

Forgot password?

Forgot password?

Enter your account data and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Your password reset link appears to be invalid or expired.

Log in

Privacy Policy

Add to Collection

No Collections

Here you'll find all collections you've created before.