A victory for the ages
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Elections 2014
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A victory for the ages

Gary L. Lehring - April 9, 2014

Sunday’s triumphant presidential victory by the Citizen Action Party candidate confirmed what everyone, including his opponent, had known for over a month: Luis Guillermo Solís Rivera would…

President-elect Solis’ plan: Balance the budget and protect the environment without raising taxes
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Elections 2014
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President-elect Solis’ plan: Balance the budget and protect the environment without raising taxes

Corey Kane - April 9, 2014

Costa Rican President-elect Luis Guillermo Solís promised to balance the budget without raising taxes, while investing in public transportation, environmental protection and increased economic opportunities for women.…

Solís wins big but bigger challenges may be ahead, say analysts
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Elections 2014
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Solís wins big but bigger challenges may be ahead, say analysts

Zach Dyer - April 7, 2014

Easily surpassing his goal of 1 million votes Sunday night, Costa Rican President-elect Luis Guillermo Solís has claimed a mandate to govern, but the realities of running…

Businesses in Costa Rica welcome president-elect Luis Guillermo Solís with a long wish list
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Businesses in Costa Rica welcome president-elect Luis Guillermo Solís with a long wish list

L. Arias - April 7, 2014

Barely a few minutes after Supreme Elections Tribunal President Luis Antonio Sobrado announced the first results of Sunday's presidential runoff, several business-sector representatives began emailing President-elect Luis…

Non-career politician Luis Guillermo Solís wins Costa Rica presidential runoff in a landslide
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Elections 2014
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Non-career politician Luis Guillermo Solís wins Costa Rica presidential runoff in a landslide

Zach Dyer - April 7, 2014

Opposition candidate and former professor Luis Guillermo Solís easily won Sunday’s runoff election, ushering in Costa Rica’s first third-party candidate in 44 years. Rallying at Plaza Roosevelt…

Opposition candidate and former historian Luis Guillermo Solís elected as Costa Rica’s next president
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Elections 2014
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Opposition candidate and former historian Luis Guillermo Solís elected as Costa Rica’s next president

AFP - April 6, 2014

Political centrist Luis Guillermo Solís was elected president of Costa Rica in a runoff vote Sunday, becoming the first third-party candidate to win in decades. Solís won…

Live Costa Rica presidential election results
Elections 2014
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Elections 2014
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Live Costa Rica presidential election results

Corey Kane - April 6, 2014

UPDATE: Luis Guillermo Solís will be the next president of Costa Rica. The opposition candidate won Sunday night's election by a huge margin. Citizen Action Party (PAC) candidate Solís…

Photos: In Costa Rica, kids learn at a young age the importance of voting
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Elections 2014
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Photos: In Costa Rica, kids learn at a young age the importance of voting

Andrés Madrigal - April 6, 2014

HEREDIA CENTRO – Kids of all ages joined the electoral party this Sunday to cast their symbolic votes for president in national children’s elections. Kids elections offer…

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Costa Ricans from around the world share photos of themselves voting

Matt Levin - April 6, 2014

https://twitter.com/isolis_19/status/452599911197188096 Ignacio Solís, son of Costa Rica's presumed next president, Luis Guillermo Solís, shared a snapshot of himself right after voting for his "old man" in Atlanta,…

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Video: Opposition candidate Luis Guillermo Solís casts his ballot, encourages Ticos to vote

Zach Dyer, Lindsay Fendt and Alberto Font - April 6, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MgxsdxnaSZU Though his main opponent stopped campaigning in March, Citizen Action Party presidential candidate Luis Guillermo Solís still needs to capture more than 50 percent of the votes…