Wed Aug 1, 2012, 11:20 PM
RandySF (9,992 posts)
Racy online video sparks firing of Costa Rican official
(CNN) -- An online video showing a now-former Costa Rican official in her underwear has sparked a debate over the privacy of government workers in the Central American country -- and cost the official her job this week.
The video shows Karina Bolanos, who had been Costa Rica's vice minister of culture and youth since 2006, lying on a bed in her underwear and apparently talking to her lover.
"I miss you. I love you with all my soul. And everything that you see here is yours," she says.
The cultural ministry said Monday that Bolanos would be leaving her post after a surge in journalistic reports and social media posts "connected with the private life of the vice minister."
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Response to RandySF (Reply #2)
Wed Aug 1, 2012, 11:32 PM
Zalatix (8,994 posts)
5. Blackmail? That just shows how Puritan that culture is.
If the video is as tame as you say it is, there should be no cause for shame or alarm...
Response to RandySF (Original post)
Wed Aug 1, 2012, 11:27 PM
Grave Grumbler (160 posts)
3. "Vice Minister of Culture"?
There are lots of things government needs to do, but having a Ministry of Culture is rather low on my list.