Óscar Arias: Why I’m not running again for president of Costa Rica
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Óscar Arias: Why I’m not running again for president of Costa Rica

Óscar Arias - September 20, 2016

In recent months I have evaluated the possibility of presenting my name for another presidential candidacy. I have met with the representatives of various political parties to…

Elections: 13 candidates vie for San José mayor’s seat
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Elections: 13 candidates vie for San José mayor’s seat

The Tico Times - January 27, 2016

Municipal elections in Costa Rica will be held Sunday, Feb. 7 and the race to lead the capital San José -- the country's most populous city with the biggest…

Economist Intelligence Unit: Costa Rica and Uruguay are the only ‘full’ democracies in Latin America
Democracy
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Democracy
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Economist Intelligence Unit: Costa Rica and Uruguay are the only ‘full’ democracies in Latin America

L. Arias - February 9, 2015

An investigation by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) concluded that in Latin America, only Uruguay and Costa Rica ranked in the region’s "full democracies" category, described as when countries respect…

Costa Rican lawmakers approve 35 bills in first 6 months of term, but few are substantive
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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Costa Rican lawmakers approve 35 bills in first 6 months of term, but few are substantive

Daniel Salazar M. | Ojo al Voto - October 31, 2014

Ever wonder what Costa Rican lawmakers actually accomplish? Here's a look at the first six months of the current Legislative Assembly, a data analysis project aimed at…

Johnny Araya’s and Otto Guevara’s campaigns overspend in the last election
Fuzzy Math
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Fuzzy Math
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Johnny Araya’s and Otto Guevara’s campaigns overspend in the last election

Corey Kane - May 26, 2014

The National Liberation Party (PLN) spent $1.85 million more than it can cover in the last election, while the Libertarian Movement Party (ML) found itself in a…