• Costa Rica Coffee Guide

PHOTOS: Costa Rica’s media swarms on Election Day

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… if they can make it through the crowd of reporters, that is.

After watching some of the pushing and shoving in pursuit of the best comments or photographs, The Tico Times decided to step back and capture some of the frenzy. Take a look.

Costa Rica's 48th president, Carlos Alvarado, as a tiny speck in the background. Alexander Villegas / The Tico Times
Carlos Alvarado is interviewed by journalists on Election Day. Alexander Villegas / The Tico Times
President Luis Guillermo Solís. Alexander Villegas / The Tico Times
Roberto Delgado Webb / The Tico Times
President Luis Guillermo Solís ready for a video on a cellphone. Alexander Villegas / The Tico Times
Newly elected Vice President Epsy Campbell posing for the cameras. Alexander Villegas / The Tico Times
National Restoration candidate Fabricio Alvarado at the Vicente Lachner High School in Cartago on Election Day. Jonathan Jiménez / The Tico Times
Jonathan Jiménez @jjimenezfl / The Tico Times

You may be interested

Costa Rica and IMF reach technical agreement on fiscal adjustment
Costa Rica
1225 views
Costa Rica
1225 views

Costa Rica and IMF reach technical agreement on fiscal adjustment

AFP and The Tico Times - January 23, 2021

Costa Rica and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced Friday an agreement to balance the country's finances, which rules out…

Saprissa, Alajuelense reach all-Costa Rican CONCACAF League final
News
1213 views
News
1213 views

Saprissa, Alajuelense reach all-Costa Rican CONCACAF League final

The Tico Times - January 23, 2021

One of Costa Rica's two most-popular soccer clubs will represent the country by winning the 2021 CONCACAF League. Deportivo Saprissa…

Costa Rica, IMF reach agreement in principle for $1.75 billion loan
Costa Rica
1223 views
Costa Rica
1223 views

Costa Rica, IMF reach agreement in principle for $1.75 billion loan

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 22, 2021

Costa Rica has reached an agreement in principle with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a $1.75 billion loan. Before…