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Figueres presents ‘Way Forward’ for Costa Rica

Alberto Font - November 30, 2012

After making it clear a few weeks ago that he would not run for president in 2014, ex-President José María Figueres presented on Monday the first report…

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Ex-President José María Figueres quits presidential race

L. Arias - November 1, 2012

Former Costa Rican President José María Figueres Olsen (1994-1998) withdrew his bid for the presidency in the ruling National Liberation Party (PLN) primaries for the upcoming 2014…

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Former Costa Rican President José María Figueres confirms 2014 presidential bid

Tico Times - September 17, 2012

For months, former Costa Rican President José María Figueres (1994-1998) dodged reporters’ questions about whether his recent return to Costa Rica after years of living in Europe…

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Ex-President Figueres returns to Costa Rica

Tico Times - April 8, 2012

Former Costa Rican President José María Figueres arrived Sunday morning in the country he governed from 1994-1998, where he plans to hold a series of meetings, including…

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Figueres testifies in legislative probe

Tico Times - February 17, 2012

For nearly two hours, ex-President José María Figueres (1994-1998) appeared before the Legislative Assembly’s Public Spending Commission, where he stated – as he has many times before…

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Is Figueres going to run for president?

Karla Arias Alvarado - January 5, 2012

Everything about José María Figueres’ participation in the National Liberation Party (PLN) Youth Forum last Tuesday seemed like the beginning of a presidential campaign. The youth forum,…

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Figueres is back in Costa Rica

Karla Arias Alvarado - December 22, 2011

Former Costa Rican President José María Figueres is back in Costa Rica after seven years of self-exile in Europe. Figueres landed at Juan Santamaría International Airport Thursday…

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Ex-President Figueres coming home ‘soon’

Karla Arias Alvarado - December 8, 2011

After years of self-exile in Europe, former Costa Rican President José María Figueres (1994-1998) said he wants to return to his homeland. For more than an hour,…

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Prosecutors Request Figueres Corruption Case Dismissed

Blake Schmidt - October 5, 2007

State prosecutors have requested that a corruption probe against ex-President José María Figueres (1994-1998) be dismissed for lack of evidence.   Since 2004, state prosecutors have been…

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Lawmakers Await Figueres’ Arrival

Katherine and Stanley - November 19, 2004

MEMBERS of the Legislative Assembly this weekissued an ultimatum to former Costa Rican PresidentJosé María Figueres, currently in Switzerland where hehas resided for the past several years…