There was a problem at the polls in Costa Rica – and I was part of it
Journalism
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Journalism
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There was a problem at the polls in Costa Rica – and I was part of it

Alexander Villegas - April 5, 2018

There was a problem at the polls this Sunday that didn’t get coverage from the press, and that’s because the press was the problem. I was part…

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…

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…

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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Uncategorized
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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…