PHOTOS: Costa Rica’s media swarms on Election Day
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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PHOTOS: Costa Rica’s media swarms on Election Day

The Tico Times - April 4, 2018

One treasured aspect of a Costa Rican Election Day is the access voters have to candidates and other leaders as they vote at their local polling places...…

Costa Rica’s Election Day: They all thought they’d win, and so did I
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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Costa Rica’s Election Day: They all thought they’d win, and so did I

Elizabeth Lang - April 3, 2018

Sunday, April 1, 2018: Today we’re all Costa Rica. Today we’re all in this together. Waking up at 4:00 a.m. is no problem for photojournalist Jonathan Jiménez…

PHOTOS: Costa Rica’s political dogs on Election Day
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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PHOTOS: Costa Rica’s political dogs on Election Day

Alexander Villegas - April 2, 2018

Costa Ricans voted in droves during yesterday's presidential elections. A total of 67.03 percent of the electorate turned out to vote, the first time that turnout has…

U.S. congratulates Carlos Alvarado on his victory in Costa Rica
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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U.S. congratulates Carlos Alvarado on his victory in Costa Rica

AFP - April 2, 2018

The U.S. State Department congratulated Costa Rica’s president-elect, Carlos Alvarado, on his triumph on Sunday's elections, and expressed hope for further cooperation during his to strengthen the…

Catching up? Highlights from yesterday’s surprising Costa Rican election
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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Catching up? Highlights from yesterday’s surprising Costa Rican election

Katherine Stanley - April 2, 2018

If you're catching up on your Costa Rican news this Monday morning, here's a look at some of our favorite photos and videos from yesterday's coverage of…

Epsy Campbell will become Latin America’s first Afro-Latina vice president
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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Epsy Campbell will become Latin America’s first Afro-Latina vice president

Katherine Stanley - April 1, 2018

We can't close out our Elections 2018 coverage without noting another way in which history was made tonight: Epsy Campbell, a longtime presence in the Legislative Assembly…

Meet Costa Rica’s 48th president, Carlos Alvarado
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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Meet Costa Rica’s 48th president, Carlos Alvarado

AFP - April 1, 2018

Carlos Alvarado Quesada, is passionate about literature – with three published novels - and a musician who likes rock. He's also Costa Rica's president-elect after winning the…

Carlos Alvarado’s victory speech: ‘This election held up a mirror to Costa Rica’
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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Carlos Alvarado’s victory speech: ‘This election held up a mirror to Costa Rica’

Katherine Stanley - April 1, 2018

"Today the world is looking at Costa Rica, and Costa Rica, once again, sends forth a beautiful democratic message. Well done, Costa Rica," said Carlos Alvarado, the…

Carlos Alvarado wins Costa Rica’s presidency in a landslide
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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Carlos Alvarado wins Costa Rica’s presidency in a landslide

Katherine Stanley - April 1, 2018

With 90.6 percent of votes recorded at press time, Carlos Alvarado has won the presidency of Costa Rica with 60.7 percent of the vote, over 39.3 percent…

BREAKING: Carlos Alvarado wins 60.6 percent of vote with 90.6 of votes recorded in Costa Rica
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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BREAKING: Carlos Alvarado wins 60.6 percent of vote with 90.6 of votes recorded in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - April 1, 2018

Costa Rica's Supreme Elections Tribunal (TSE) announced its first set of results in the country's presidential runoff, updated to 8:05 pm. 90.6 percent of reports were reported.…