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Canadian expats in Costa Rica hope to regain right to vote
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Canada
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Canadian expats in Costa Rica hope to regain right to vote

The Tico Times - April 18, 2016

Joan Dewar, a Canadian citizen who has been living near Grecia, Costa Rica since 2005, got a rude surprise when she tried to vote in Canada's federal elections…

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

The Tico Times - 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

The Tico Times - 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…

Arcadio’s World
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Cartoon
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Arcadio’s World

By Arcadio - February 13, 2016

Sexual harassment allegation remains over Santa Ana mayor as Costa Rica’s municipal elections near
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Elections
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Sexual harassment allegation remains over Santa Ana mayor as Costa Rica’s municipal elections near

The Tico Times - January 13, 2016

A five-year-old sexual harassment allegation is still hovering over Santa Ana Mayor Gerardo Oviedo, who will run for re-election in February's municipal voting. The mayor of the suburban city…

US candidate Bernie Sanders sues party as Democrats on verge of open warfare
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Elections
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US candidate Bernie Sanders sues party as Democrats on verge of open warfare

AFP - December 18, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders' campaign filed a lawsuit against his party, setting up a potentially fiery showdown with rival and frontrunner Hillary Clinton…

Former US President Jimmy Carter cuts Guyana trip short after falling ill
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Elections
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Former US President Jimmy Carter cuts Guyana trip short after falling ill

AFP - May 10, 2015

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter on Sunday cancelled plans to observe general elections in the South American country of Guyana after falling ill, his…

Still no results in El Salvador elections following Sunday’s vote
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Elections
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Still no results in El Salvador elections following Sunday’s vote

George Rodriguez - March 3, 2015

Election authorities in El Salvador decided to skip the customary preliminary vote count and proceed straight to the final count after a series of technical mishaps. Meanwhile,…

Corruption, inequality remain key issues in Central America’s latest election cycle
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Business
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Corruption, inequality remain key issues in Central America’s latest election cycle

Larry Luxner - February 16, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Panama’s economy will grow by 7 percent this year, but because of glaring inequality, most Panamanians will never see that prosperity. In Guatemala, corruption…

Ex-President José María Figueres Olsen to head Liberation Party
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Elections
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Ex-President José María Figueres Olsen to head Liberation Party

L. Arias - February 9, 2015

A majority of National Liberation Party (PLN) delegates on Saturday elected ex-President José María Figueres Olsen, who ruled Costa Rica from 1994-1998, to chair the party for…

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