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Plant Pathology alumnus, Luis Felipe Arauz Cavallini, named Agriculture and Livestock Minister of Costa Rica

Plant Pathology Alumnus, Agriculture and Livestock Minister of Costa Rica
Plant Pathology Alumnus, Agriculture and Livestock Minister of Costa Rica

Felipe earned his Ph.D. in 1990 in Plant Pathology under the direction of Dr. Turner Sutton. Some in the media have made much of the number of lawyers in the new administration of Luis Guillermo Solís Rivera. But current and past professors outnumber the lawyers two to one in the top spots. | http://bit.ly/R89yZL

An analysis of the biographies of ministers-designate, vice presidents-elect and two ambassador-designates appointed by the president-elect show a preference for academics. President-elect Solís himself is a former professor and Fulbright scholar. | http://www.amcostarica.com/043014.htm#32