Government signs decrees improving LGBTQ rights in Costa Rica
Costa Rica Pride
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Costa Rica Pride
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Government signs decrees improving LGBTQ rights in Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 21, 2018

President Carlos Alvarado announced Friday new legislation to improve LGBTQ rights in Costa Rica. The President said via his Twitter that "we are building a more just…

Epsy Campbell resigns as Foreign Minister
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Epsy Campbell resigns as Foreign Minister

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 11, 2018

Epsy Campbell resigned Tuesday from her position as Costa Rica's Foreign Minister following an investigation into the process by which she appointed certain officials. Campbell, who will…

Costa Rican Congress, President Alvarado approve controversial tax reform
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rican Congress, President Alvarado approve controversial tax reform

AFP / The Tico Times - December 3, 2018

The Costa Rican Congress on Monday approved a controversial tax-reform project with which the government seeks to contain a growing fiscal deficit. The drafted law, “Strengthening public…

Tico Times readers share their goals for Costa Rica
¿Y vos qué harás?
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¿Y vos qué harás?
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Tico Times readers share their goals for Costa Rica

Elizabeth Lang - May 15, 2018

Last week we shared some videos of our team telling you what we’ll do in the upcoming four years with the change of the new government and…

The future is in our hands
The Alvarado Administration
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The Alvarado Administration
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The future is in our hands

Elizabeth Lang and Carlos Andrés Madrigal - May 10, 2018

Today is May 8th. It’s the day when Luis Guillermo Solís will become a former president of Costa Rica, and Carlos Alvarado will be sworn in as…

PHOTOS: Carlos Alvarado is sworn in as Costa Rica’s 48th president
The Alvarado Administration
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The Alvarado Administration
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PHOTOS: Carlos Alvarado is sworn in as Costa Rica’s 48th president

Katherine Stanley - May 8, 2018

It's official: Carlos Alvarado is Costa Rica's 48th president, and the youngest in modern Costa Rican history. Visibly moved as he received the presidential sash from Luis…

Citizen Action Party nominates presidential candidate for 2018
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Citizen Action Party nominates presidential candidate for 2018

L. Arias - July 11, 2017

Former Labor Minister Carlos Alvarado Quesada has emerged as the victory in the primary election of the ruling Citizen Action Party (PAC) with 56 percent of the vote.…

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