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Meet Costa Rica’s 13 presidential candidates
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Meet Costa Rica’s 13 presidential candidates

The Tico Times Staff - January 23, 2014

With much of the attention focused on the five top-polling presidential candidates in Costa Rica’s upcoming Feb. 2 elections, you might have missed that there are eight…

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Johnny Araya holds onto lead in latest UCR presidential poll

The Tico Times - January 22, 2014

Johnny Araya of the ruling National Liberation Party is the leading presidential hopeful among registered voters who have made up their minds, according to the latest poll from the…

Waste time today playing this awesome politically inspired ‘PACMAN’ game
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Arts and Culture
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Waste time today playing this awesome politically inspired ‘PACMAN’ game

The Tico Times - January 21, 2014

Who knew campaigning could be this much fun? It probably won't boost Luis Guillermo Solís’ into Casa Presidencial, but this new interpretation of Pac-Man makes for an…

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Subway also wants to tell you who to vote for in Costa Rica’s presidential elections

L. Arias - January 20, 2014

The latest fear-mongering campaign against the leftist Broad Front Party involves Subway Costa Rica franchises. Over the weekend, Subway employees complained of emails that attempted to influence voters…

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Villalta calls budget deficit focus ‘alarmist’

Isabella Cota | Bloomberg - January 17, 2014

Costa Rican opposition presidential candidate José María Villalta says he'll cut tax deductions and boost salaries of police and teachers if elected president, calling concerns about the…

Libertarian candidate Otto Guevara could become Costa Rica’s next president
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Elections 2014
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Libertarian candidate Otto Guevara could become Costa Rica’s next president

The Tico Times - January 16, 2014

A second round of voting in April in Costa Rica’s presidential race could turn the dynamics upside-down, as current third-place candidate Otto Guevara would be favored. This…

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Costa Rican presidential candidate Luis Guillermo Solís: ‘It’s not going to be business as usual’

The Tico Times - November 4, 2013

Luis Guillermo Solís admits that he’s not the obvious choice for president. A political newcomer, Solís and his party, the Citizen Action Party (PAC), are betting that…

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Costa Rica is giving away its fishing resources, says opposition candidate José María Villalta

Zach Dyer - November 20, 2012

Concerns over the future of Costa Rica’s aggressive fishing practices were at the center of a discussion with Broad Front Party presidential candidate and lawmaker José María…