Friday, August 23 2013 @ 03:39 PM EDT
Contributed by: Anonymous
He gave his speech before 8:00 a.m., time in which his appearance was scheduled for.
At the meeting, six deputies from the government party and one deputy from the opposition were present. These deputies were José Muñoz, Manuel Cohen, Carlos Afú, Rubén Frías and Raúl Hernández from the Democratic Change, Tito Rodríguez from the Molirena and later on Alcibiades Vásquez from the Panameñista Political Party arrived.
The budget for 2014 for the CSS will be 4.4 billion dollars, 20% more than the budget estimated for this year.
Regarding the methodology for the discussion of his budget, Afú said only five deputies were missing for completing the required quorum of the committee.
This way, Sáez Llorens’s speech finished at 7:55 a.m., without receiving any questions regarding the deaths of the nine newborns after they were poisoned with heparin in the Neonatology Room of the Arnulfo Arias Madrid Hospital from the CSS. (Prensa)