Faces of Sunday’s vote in and around La Carpio
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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Faces of Sunday’s vote in and around La Carpio

Vecinos Activos / The Tico Times - February 8, 2018

The Tico Times is grateful to Vecinos Activos Cueva de Luz, a community news site focused on the San José neighborhood of La Carpio, for sharing photos…

Why I believe Costa Rica will learn, heal and rise
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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Why I believe Costa Rica will learn, heal and rise

Diego Delfino - February 6, 2018

At three in the morning, the phone rang. You know, when it rings at that hour, that it's not a good thing. You know. With our hearts…

A night of surprises
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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A night of surprises

The Tico Times - February 5, 2018

Some of the supporters of last night's victors, Fabricio Alvarado of the National Restoration Party and Carlos Alvarado of Citizen Action, rushed to hear their candidates speak…

Live blog: Costa Rica’s 2018 election results
Election Day
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Election Day
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Live blog: Costa Rica’s 2018 election results

The Tico Times - February 4, 2018

After a volatile and uncertain election season and with a huge percentage of undecideds coming into the final stretch, we simply don't know much about what is…

Awaiting the final results
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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Awaiting the final results

Elizabeth Lang - February 4, 2018

Scenes from the heart of the vote count: the Supreme Elections Tribunal in San José. [caption id="attachment_114210" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Jonathan Jiménez / The Tico Times[/caption]

PHOTOS: Costa Rica’s final hours of voting
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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PHOTOS: Costa Rica’s final hours of voting

The Tico Times - February 4, 2018

Costa Rica's polls closed at 6 pm amidst a late afternoon burst of party colors, waving flags and honking horns, as the vote counters’ work began in…

Why these Costa Rican women dressed as characters from ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ to vote today
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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Why these Costa Rican women dressed as characters from ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ to vote today

Katherine Stanley - February 4, 2018

A group of Costa Rican women made headlines when they stepped out to vote in today's presidential and legislative elections dressed as characters from "The Handmaid's Tale,"…

On sunny Election Day, Costa Rican voting heats up
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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On sunny Election Day, Costa Rican voting heats up

Katherine Stanley - February 4, 2018

While our Election Day reporters around the country reported a sluggish start during the morning hours of this presidential and legislative contest, some reported bigger crowds, more…

And they’re off!
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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And they’re off!

Katherine Stanley - February 4, 2018

A voter prepares to cast his ballot at a polling station in San José during Costa Rica's national election, on Feb. 04, 2018. Polling stations opened in…

With flags and cheers, Costa Rica faces an uncertain future on Election Eve
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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With flags and cheers, Costa Rica faces an uncertain future on Election Eve

Katherine Stanley - February 3, 2018

The weather seemed appropriate on this unusually complicated Election Eve, but at least some voters' spirits were high nonetheless. As unseasonably dark clouds drew together over San…