How Costa Rica’s 2018 elections moved from street to screen
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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How Costa Rica’s 2018 elections moved from street to screen

Josué Alfaro - February 14, 2018

There's less and less political interaction on the streets, but it doesn’t seem to lose its strength or validity on social media. With the first round of…

Parents padlock schools in Costa Rica to protest sex ed programs
Education
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Education
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Parents padlock schools in Costa Rica to protest sex ed programs

Marco Sibaja / AFP - February 8, 2018

Parents padlocked the gates of public schools in northern Costa Rica on Thursday to protest optional sex education classes for teens that some believe promotes homosexuality. The…

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…

Headed your way: a second Special Print Edition
The Tico Times
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The Tico Times
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Headed your way: a second Special Print Edition

The Tico Times - February 6, 2018

There's a lot to talk about in Costa Rica these days, and we're proud to announce that our second Tico Times Special Print Edition will be published…

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…

Costa Rica’s children voted, too
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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Costa Rica’s children voted, too

Andrés Madrigal - February 5, 2018

Costa Rica's 2018 Elections broke with tradition, or at least with traditional party lines, in many ways. One tradition continued, however: the Children's Vote. Kids participated in…

Costa Rica meets its new presidential candidates – fresh from the middle of the pack
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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Costa Rica meets its new presidential candidates – fresh from the middle of the pack

Katherine Stanley - February 5, 2018

Costa Rica is about to get to know its two freshly minted presidential candidates on a first-name basis – both because of the increased scrutiny each candidate…

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…

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,"…