Make Costa Rica great again?
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Make Costa Rica great again?

Alvaro Murillo - September 29, 2016

The Tico Times is proud to present this new column from Álvaro Murillo, an experienced journalist who specializes in political coverage and has written for La Nación,…

Let’s stop trying to convince people not to vote for Trump
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Newsletter
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Let’s stop trying to convince people not to vote for Trump

Randall Trejos - March 28, 2016

When he started, some thought it was a joke. Now he’s on his way to becoming the Republican Party’s presidential nominee. This is one of those stories…

Obama’s brutal assessment of the rise of Donald Trump
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Donald Trump
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Obama’s brutal assessment of the rise of Donald Trump

Niraj Chokshi | The Washington Post - March 12, 2016

Donald Trump's ascendance is nothing if not surprising. Pundits thought he would flame out early; he has done things that could have ended other campaigns; and his…

Bernie Sanders ‘wins’ Costa Rica in Democrats Global Primary
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Elections
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Bernie Sanders ‘wins’ Costa Rica in Democrats Global Primary

Zach Dyer - March 6, 2016

U.S. voters living in Costa Rica came out in big numbers to support Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders in his quest to become the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee…

Expats ‘feel the Bern’ as Democrat Global Primary kicks off in Costa Rica
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Elections
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Expats ‘feel the Bern’ as Democrat Global Primary kicks off in Costa Rica

Zach Dyer - March 1, 2016

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is off to a head start over his opponent, former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, for the Democratic presidential nomination after the…

US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia dies at 79
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Global
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US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia dies at 79

Robert Barnes | The Washington Post - February 13, 2016

United States Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the intellectual cornerstone of the court's modern conservative wing, whose elegant and acidic opinions inspired a movement of legal thinkers…

Obama: ‘Don’t despair’ over US Supreme Court intervention in carbon emissions case
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Obama: ‘Don’t despair’ over US Supreme Court intervention in carbon emissions case

Steven Mufson | The Washington Post - February 12, 2016

U.S. President Barack Obama told Democratic supporters Thursday not to "despair" over the Supreme Court's decision to issue a stay on the administration's Clean Power Plan to…

Trump, Sanders win New Hampshire primaries
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Elections
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Trump, Sanders win New Hampshire primaries

Jennie Matthew | AFP - February 9, 2016

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire -- Political novice Donald Trump and self-described democratic socialist Bernie Sanders won New Hampshire's presidential primaries Tuesday, U.S. media projected, turning the American political establishment…

US expats in Costa Rica can vote in person for presidential primary
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Elections
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US expats in Costa Rica can vote in person for presidential primary

Zach Dyer - February 9, 2016

On Tuesday New Hampshire voters go to the polls to cast their ballots in the first U.S. presidential primary of the 2016 race, a week after the…

State of the Union is Obama’s bid to persuade his constituents of progress
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Business
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State of the Union is Obama’s bid to persuade his constituents of progress

Steve Mufson, Juliet Eilperin and David A. Fahrenthold | The Washington Post - January 12, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. President Barack Obama tried to use his final State of the Union address Tuesday to calm Americans' economic and national security anxieties, tout…