The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, based on the respective legal and constitutional provisions, is in charge of working with the President, under the direction of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, on the systematic formulation of foreign policy, in the direction of the country’s international relations and the safeguarding of its national sovereignty. It is the means by which the State makes all its dealings with foreign governments and institutions.
For more information on Costa Rica's foreign policy, please consult the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (available in Spanish only).
The Paul Watson case
Find out about the offical position of the Government of Costa Rica regarding the Paul Watson case.