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Four presidential candidates in favor of breaking fuel monopoly

Aside from their opinions about RECOPE's monopoly, candidates agreed on most of the other economic issues discussed at the debate.

Citizen Action Party nominates presidential candidate for 2018

A journalist and political scientist, Carlos Alvarado Quesada said that the struggle to keep his party in Casa Presidencial “has just began.”

Is party allegiance dead in Costa Rica? There’s more to it than meets the eye

"It could be that the moment arrives when having a party will be a transgressive act... but I suspect that we cannot assume that Costa Rica’s parties are extinct dinosaurs."

Presidential nominee Antonio Álvarez Desanti to step down as legislator

While votes are still being counted, the party has moved on.

UPDATE: Álvarez Desanti maintains in Liberation primary; late-night vote-counting drama

The PLN Internal Elections Tribunal's decision to suspend its count caused candidate Álvarez Desanti to express concerns about potential fraud.

Costa Rica y el ‘efecto Trump’ – sin protocolo de emergencia

"El problema es que varios políticos de Costa Rica (y quizás de otros países) vieron que esa fórmula funciona. Ya está probada."
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