When ‘politician’ is a dirty word
Latin America
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Latin America
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When ‘politician’ is a dirty word

Tomás Quesada-Alpízar - October 13, 2014

Dear Tico Times Readers, I am proud to introduce a new monthly column of political opinion that will examine not only Costa Rican politics but also regional…

Solís becomes Costa Rica’s 47th president amid high expectations for change
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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Solís becomes Costa Rica’s 47th president amid high expectations for change

María Isabel Sánchez | AFP - May 8, 2014

Historian and political scientist Luis Guillermo Solís on Thursday became the 47th president of Costa Rica amid high expectations for change from voters who want corruption rooted…

Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla’s final speech: Light on achievements, heavy on blame
Business
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Business
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Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla’s final speech: Light on achievements, heavy on blame

David Boddiger and Fabiola Pomareda - May 2, 2014

In a final presidential State of the Nation speech delivered Thursday night to Costa Rica’s new lawmakers, President Laura Chinchilla cited the global economic crisis of 2007-2008,…