Miguel Ángel Rodríguez
|8th Secretary General of the Organization of American States|
15 September 2004 – 15 October 2004
|Preceded by||César Gaviria|
|Succeeded by||Luigi R. Einaudi|
|43rd President of Costa Rica|
8 May 1998 – 8 May 2002
|Vice President||Astrid Fischel Volio|
Elizabeth Odio Benito
|Preceded by||José María Figueres|
|Succeeded by||Abel Pacheco|
|Born||9 January 1940|
San José, Costa Rica
|Spouse(s)||Lorena Clare Facio|
Miguel Ángel Rodríguez Echeverría (born 9 January 1940) is a Costa Rican economist, lawyer, businessman and politician. He served as President of Costa Rica from 1998 to 2002 and was briefly Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS) in 2004.
He stepped down and returned to his country to face allegations of financial wrongdoing during his presidential tenure in Costa Rica. On 27 April 2011 he was sentenced to 5 years in prison for corruption.
In December 2012, he was exonerated by an appeals court.
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References[change | change source]
- "Rodríguez condenado por instigar a pago de dádivas - SUCESOS - la Nación". Archived from the original on 2 May 2011. Retrieved 28 April 2011.