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Beached: Slow voting in Guanacaste’s Playas del Coco
Elections 2014
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Elections 2014
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Beached: Slow voting in Guanacaste’s Playas del Coco

Robert Isenberg - April 6, 2014

PLAYAS DEL COCO, Guanacaste – Whether you take a five-hour bus ride or drive 245 kilometers, the tiny Pacific beach community of Playas del Coco feels a…

President Laura Chinchilla expresses dismay with low voter turnout in presidential runoff
Elections 2014
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Elections 2014
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President Laura Chinchilla expresses dismay with low voter turnout in presidential runoff

L. Arias - April 6, 2014

Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla cast her vote in Sunday's presidential runoff at 10:45 a.m. at the Joaquín García Monge elementary school in Desamparados, a canton south…

1 million votes or not, Luis Guillermo Solís urges supporters to get out and vote
Elections 2014
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Elections 2014
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1 million votes or not, Luis Guillermo Solís urges supporters to get out and vote

Zach Dyer - April 6, 2014

Swarmed by cameras, reporters and supporters, presidential frontrunner Luis Guillermo Solís of the opposition Citizen Action Party (PAC) arrived at the Liceo de Curridabat, east of the…

No regrets about quitting campaign, says Costa Rica’s ruling party candidate Johnny Araya
Elections 2014
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Elections 2014
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No regrets about quitting campaign, says Costa Rica’s ruling party candidate Johnny Araya

L. Arias - April 6, 2014

The National Liberation Party’s (PLN) "non-candidate," Johnny Araya, left his home in Rohrmoser, a wealthy neighborhood west of San José, at 9:30 a.m. Sunday to begin Costa…

National Liberation Party inundates social media networks with calls to get out the vote
Elections 2014
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Elections 2014
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National Liberation Party inundates social media networks with calls to get out the vote

L. Arias - April 6, 2014

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10152143932798110&set=a.401533623109.182289.69554133109&type=1&theater Although their candidate announced he was quitting the race back in March, members of the ruling National Liberation Party have blasted social media networks with get-out-the-vote…

Costa Rican centrist set for win with no rival
Elections 2014
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Elections 2014
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Costa Rican centrist set for win with no rival

María Isabel Sánchez | AFP - April 6, 2014

Historian and former diplomat Luis Guillermo Solís is set to cruise to victory Sunday in Costa Rica's presidential runoff election after his sole opponent dropped out of…

Supreme Elections Tribunal increases security measures for Sunday’s runoff
Elections 2014
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Elections 2014
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Supreme Elections Tribunal increases security measures for Sunday’s runoff

L. Arias - April 4, 2014

Some 88,000 people will be charged with supervising Sunday's runoff election in which Ticos will choose Costa Rica’s next president for 2014-2018. That figure represents an increase…

A vote for Costa Rica
Elections 2014
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Elections 2014
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A vote for Costa Rica

Gary L. Lehring - April 4, 2014

National elections are about many things: ideas, public policies, political parties, voters, candidates and country. Part referendum on the past, part hopeful anticipation of a better future,…

Presidential candidate Luis Guillermo Solís takes a stroll down San José’s Central Avenue
Elections 2014
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Elections 2014
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Presidential candidate Luis Guillermo Solís takes a stroll down San José’s Central Avenue

Alberto Font - April 4, 2014

Citizen Action Party presidential candidate Luis Guillermo Solís wrapped up his campaign ahead of Sunday's vote by taking a stroll along the capital's Central Avenue this morning.…

Luis Guillermo Solís voters hopeful for change as Johnny Araya supporters hold out for Sunday’s election
Elections 2014
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Elections 2014
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Luis Guillermo Solís voters hopeful for change as Johnny Araya supporters hold out for Sunday’s election

Zach Dyer - April 4, 2014

On Sunday, Costa Rican voters will head to the polls for the second time this year and likely elect the country’s first third-party candidate, Luis Guillermo Solís…

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