Costa Rica’s guilty voters
No Sugar Please
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No Sugar Please
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Costa Rica’s guilty voters

Álvaro Murillo - May 25, 2018

By what I have done, and by what I have left undone. A relative of mine is 70 years old and had always voted for the same…

Costa Rica at a glance: top news from the past week
The Alvarado Administration
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The Alvarado Administration
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Costa Rica at a glance: top news from the past week

The Tico Times - May 21, 2018

Newly inaugurated Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado is closing in on two weeks on the job. Here are some of the major government developments from the past…

The Alvarado Administration
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Experience Costa Rica’s inauguration in our interactive video

Alexander Villegas - May 14, 2018

If you didn't have a front-row seat at last week's presidential inauguration in Costa Rica, we've got you covered. Check out our 360 video of the downtown…

More of our favorite pics from Costa Rica’s inauguration
The Alvarado Administration
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The Alvarado Administration
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More of our favorite pics from Costa Rica’s inauguration

Katherine Stanley - May 9, 2018

From early morning bike rides to an evening concert, downtown Costa Rica was full of pomp and activity throughout the inauguration of its 48th president, Carlos Alvarado,…

Legislative assembly president bikes to Costa Rica’s inauguration ceremony
The Alvarado Administration
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The Alvarado Administration
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Legislative assembly president bikes to Costa Rica’s inauguration ceremony

Katherine Stanley - May 9, 2018

Costa Rica's new Legislative Assembly President, Carolina Hidalgo – a dedicated swimmer and cyclist known for pedaling to work – rode her bike to the presidential inauguration ceremony, heels…

PHOTOS: Carlos Alvarado is sworn in as Costa Rica’s 48th president
The Alvarado Administration
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The Alvarado Administration
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PHOTOS: Carlos Alvarado is sworn in as Costa Rica’s 48th president

Katherine Stanley - May 8, 2018

It's official: Carlos Alvarado is Costa Rica's 48th president, and the youngest in modern Costa Rican history. Visibly moved as he received the presidential sash from Luis…

Costa Rica prepares for presidential inauguration in downtown San José
The Alvarado Administration
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The Alvarado Administration
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Costa Rica prepares for presidential inauguration in downtown San José

Katherine Stanley - May 7, 2018

Preparations are almost complete for tomorrow's presidential inauguration in Costa Rica. Unlike recent inaugurations in the country's National Stadium, tomorrow's event will take place in the heart…

President ‘Carlitos’ and Costa Rica’s generational shift
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No Sugar Please
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President ‘Carlitos’ and Costa Rica’s generational shift

Alvaro Murillo - May 7, 2018

When Carlos Alvarado Quesada was born in January 1980, Costa Rica's Minister of Public Transport was an engineer called Rodolfo Méndez Mata. On May 8 of this…

Evangelicals make up quarter of Costa Rica’s new assembly
The Alvarado Administration
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The Alvarado Administration
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Evangelicals make up quarter of Costa Rica’s new assembly

AFP and The Tico Times - May 1, 2018

Costa Rica's new Legislative Assembly began work today with an unprecedented group of legislators, in a number of ways. One is that the party of the incoming…

Our chat with Epsy Campbell, Costa Rica’s vice president-elect
The Alvarado Administration
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The Alvarado Administration
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Our chat with Epsy Campbell, Costa Rica’s vice president-elect

Katherine Stanley, Gaby Brenes and Alexander Villegas - April 30, 2018

The painting behind Epsy Campbell’s desk shows a lone sign reading “VAMOS,” from her 2014 presidential primary bid, in the middle of an urban shantytown. It’s just…