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Barrio Chino aims to be San José’s next big food spot

Officials from the San José municipality have passed an initiative looking to turn downtown's Paseo de Los Estudiantes into a popular sprawl of gastronomy and culture.

Former San José Mayor Johnny Araya to run again for his old job

Johnny Araya on Sept. 5 confirmed his bid as mayoral candidate for the Alliance for San José Party in municipal elections on Feb. 7, 2016.

Johnny Araya will not represent National Liberation Party in 2016 mayoral race

Ex-presidential candidate and former San José Mayor Johnny Araya Monge on Wednesday evening said he will not seek to become the National Liberation Party’s candidate to lead San José’s Municipality next year.

Ex-San José mayor and presidential dropout Johnny Araya denies rumors of party flip-flop ahead of 2016 elections

Johnny Araya, the National Liberation Party’s disgraced former presidential candidate and former long-term mayor of Costa Rica's capital, denied recent rumors that he had meetings with leaders from the Accessibility Without Exclusion Party to run for mayor next year.

Ex-presidential candidate Johnny Araya officially banned from political activity for four years

The ban means former presidential candidate Johnny Araya can't run for mayor of San José next year. He also can't continue to serve as an adviser to his party's 18 lawmakers in the Legislative Assembly.

National Liberation Party bans former presidential candidate and ex-mayor Johnny Araya from running for office for 4 years

A National Liberation Party ethics committee on Tuesday night ordered former Costa Rican presidential candidate Johnny Araya Monge to refrain from participating in any political activities for a period of four years, as a result of his decision to drop out of the presidential race on March 5.

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

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 Rica's second-round Election Day.

Candidate Johnny Araya traveled to Panama with leading construction firm CEO to watch a soccer match

Five days after being elected the presidential candidate of the ruling National Liberation Party, then-San José Mayor Johnny Araya flew to Panama in a private jet with Carlos Enrique Cerdas, the CEO of MECO construction, which has been awarded several public works projects, the weekly newspaper Semanario Universidad reported in its cover story on Wednesday.

Johnny Araya promises to revive controversial highway project

The National Liberation Party candidate said that the proposed highway expansion would be publicly financed and not rely on a concession.
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