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…

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…

Carlos Alvarado’s victory speech: ‘This election held up a mirror to Costa Rica’
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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Carlos Alvarado’s victory speech: ‘This election held up a mirror to Costa Rica’

Katherine Stanley - April 1, 2018

"Today the world is looking at Costa Rica, and Costa Rica, once again, sends forth a beautiful democratic message. Well done, Costa Rica," said Carlos Alvarado, the…

Carlos Alvarado wins Costa Rica’s presidency in a landslide
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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Carlos Alvarado wins Costa Rica’s presidency in a landslide

Katherine Stanley - April 1, 2018

With 90.6 percent of votes recorded at press time, Carlos Alvarado has won the presidency of Costa Rica with 60.7 percent of the vote, over 39.3 percent…

Fabricio Alvarado gives concession speech in Costa Rica
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Fabricio Alvarado gives concession speech in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - April 1, 2018

"We're not sad," Fabricio Alvarado told his supporters, gathered before a stage on Paseo Colón in western San José. "We made history." The former legislator and evangelical…

BREAKING: Carlos Alvarado wins 60.6 percent of vote with 90.6 of votes recorded in Costa Rica
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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BREAKING: Carlos Alvarado wins 60.6 percent of vote with 90.6 of votes recorded in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - April 1, 2018

Costa Rica's Supreme Elections Tribunal (TSE) announced its first set of results in the country's presidential runoff, updated to 8:05 pm. 90.6 percent of reports were reported.…

Experience Election Day in Costa Rica with The Tico Times’ first-ever 360 video
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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Experience Election Day in Costa Rica with The Tico Times’ first-ever 360 video

The Tico Times - April 1, 2018

If you weren't able to experience the sights and sounds of Costa Rica's packed polling places and flag-filled streets for yourself today, do the next best thing:…

Images from a busy, hot Election Day in Costa Rica
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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Images from a busy, hot Election Day in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - April 1, 2018

Flags, honking horns, a few protests, and excitement as candidates were glimpsed at interviews or polling stations around the Central Valley have made for an unusually active…