Goodbye, Fabricio!
No Sugar Please
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No Sugar Please
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Goodbye, Fabricio!

Álvaro Murillo - April 6, 2018

The former candidate Fabricio Alvarado (National Restoration, PRN) passed from being the revelation candidate of the campaign to become a system challenger of traditional coexistence that we as Costa Ricans could criticize, but are not willing to lose.

Meet Epsy Campbell, the first Afro-Latina vice president-elect
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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Meet Epsy Campbell, the first Afro-Latina vice president-elect

Katherine Stanley - April 5, 2018

As in any election, particularly one as fraught and full of surprises as the campaign Costa Rica just concluded, attention tends to fall on the top of…

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…

How popsicle sales predicted Costa Rica’s election result
Election Day
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Election Day
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How popsicle sales predicted Costa Rica’s election result

Katherine Stanley - April 3, 2018

Sunday's surprising landslide in favor of Carlos Alvarado in Costa Rica's presidential elections confounded many pollsters, a majority of whom had shown a neck-and-neck race or an…

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…