PHOTOS: Costa Rican candidates wrap up their campaigns

January 29, 2018

With Costa Rica’s elections just days away on Sunday, Feb. 4, the country’s 13 presidential candidates have held special events in recent days to conclude their campaigns. Here’s a glimpse of some of the candidates’ closing festivities.

Antonio Álvarez Desanti – National Liberation Party (PLN)

Antonio Alvarez Desanti (C), presidential candidate for the National Liberation Party (PLN), greets his supporters during a campaign rally in San Jose, Costa Rica, on January 27, 2018. Ezequiel Becerra / AFP
A supporter takes a selfie with Antonio Alvarez Desanti (L), presidential candidate of the National Liberation Party (PLN), during a campaign rally in San Jose, Costa Rica on January 27, 2018. Ezequiel Becerra / AFP

Juan Diego Castro – National Integration Party (PIN)

The presidential candidate of the National Integration Party (PIN), Juan Diego Castro (C), greets supporters during an election campaign rally in San Pedro de Montes de Oca in San Jose, Costa Rica on January 27, 2018. Ezequiel Becerra / AFP
The presidential candidate of the National Integration Party (PIN), Juan Diego Castro (L), greets supporters during an election campaign rally in San Pedro de Montes de Oca in San Jose, Costa Rica on Jan. 27, 2018. Ezequiel Becerra / AFP

Carlos Alvarado – Citizen Action Party (PAC)

The presidential candidate of the Citizen Action Party (PAC), Carlos Alvarado (C), plays the drum during an election campaign rally in San Jose, Costa Rica, January 28, 2018. Ezequiel Becerra / AFP

Various candidates at the debate on Jan. 25. 

Costa Rica presidential candidates (L-R) Rodolfo Piza of Christian Social Unity, Juan Diego Castro of the National Integration Party, Rodolfo Hernandez of the Social Christian Republican Party, Antonio Alvarez of the National Liberation Party, Edgardo Araya of the Broad Front, and Fabricio Alvarado of National Restoration participate in a presidential debate in San Jose, Costa Rica, Jan. 25, 2018. Ezequiel Becerra / AFP

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