San José Mayor Johnny Araya Monge explained the reasons for his return to the PLN at an April 26 event attended by party leaders on including presidential candidate Antonio Álvarez Desanti, to Araya’s right.
(Via Johnny Araya’s Facebook)
PLN’s presidential candidate Antonio Álvarez Desanti welcomed Araya back and said he will be an important part of his campaign.
Venezuelan lawmaker Dinorah Figuera responds on Apr. 24 to questions at a press conference at the Legislative Assembly in San José, accompanied by Costa Rican lawmakers from five parties.
(Via Asamblea Legislativa)
Broad Front Party lawmaker Ligia Fallas responded to the Venezuelan lawmaker, saying many Ticos eat from the garbage too.
Voters at the elementary school in Cipreses de Curridabat during the National Liberation Party primary on April 2.
Katherine Stanley / The Tico Times
“It could be that the moment arrives when having a party will be a transgressive act… but I suspect that we cannot assume that Costa Rica’s parties are extinct dinosaurs.”
Antonio Álvarez Desanti on Monday said his goal now is to unite all sectors of his National Liberation Party, in preparation for the 2018 presidential election.
While votes are still being counted, the party has moved on.
Antonio Álvarez Desanti and his wife Nuria Marín Raventós greet supporters at a polling station in San José on Sunday.
The PLN Internal Elections Tribunal’s decision to suspend its count caused candidate Álvarez Desanti to express concerns about potential fraud.
The decisive moment has arrived for the National Liberation Party.
Four candidates will seek the nomination for the social democratic party, which has elected seven Costa Rica presidents since its founding in 1951.
The First Lady, in blue, goes after that cédula de identidad.
(Mercedes Peñas Domingo via Facebook)
First Lady Mercedes Peñas Domingo had a big weekend.
La sombra del entonces candidato Trump en setiembre 2016.
AFP Photo / Jewel Samad
“El problema es que varios políticos de Costa Rica (y quizás de otros países) vieron que esa fórmula funciona. Ya está probada.”
President Luis Guillermo Solís addressed the quantity and purpose of his trips abroad in a video message.
(Screengrab from President Luis Guillermo Solís’ video)
President Luis Guillermo Solís will also visit New York to participate in the United Nations Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment.
An ongoing debate about a case of alleged rape has Costa Rica discussing its laws, the Catholic Church, and human rights. Photo for illustrative purposes.
Lindsay Fendt/The Tico Times
“If we have a girl whose physical and emotional health are going to be damaged because an abortion isn’t offered to her, then what are we doing as a society?” lawyer Larissa Arroyo asked The Tico Times.