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Elections 2018

U.S. congratulates Carlos Alvarado on his victory in Costa Rica

A State Department spokeswoman called Costa Rica's elections a model for the region.

Catching up? Highlights from yesterday’s surprising Costa Rican election

A few of the highlights, videos and photos from an Election Day we won't soon forget.

Epsy Campbell will become Latin America’s first Afro-Latina vice president

Campbell will serve as vice president in the new Alvarado administration.

Meet Costa Rica’s 48th president, Carlos Alvarado

As the candidate for the PAC, he had to deal with the wear and tear on the current administration, whose image was hard hit by a corruption scandal as well as by increasing violence.

Carlos Alvarado’s victory speech: ‘This election held up a mirror to Costa Rica’

Carlos Alvarado addressed an ecstatic crowd in San Pedro, east of San José.
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Stefanos Tsitsipas Wins Third Monte Carlo Masters 1000 Title

Stefanos Tsitsipas, world number 12, won the Monte Carlo Masters 1000 for the third time in his career, defeating Norway's Casper Ruud (No. 10)...

Forest Fire Rages in Costa Rica’s Lomas de Barbudal Biological Reserve

Authorities of the Arenal Tempisque Conservation Area (ACAT) reported that a forest fire broke out in the Lomas de Barbudal Biological Reserve (RBLB). The fire...

IMF to Give a $510 Million to Boost Costa Rica’s Economy

In a significant financial development, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced on Friday that it plans to give another $510 million to Costa Rica...