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Former Costa Rican president Laura Chinchilla withdraws candidacy for IDB presidency
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Former Costa Rican president Laura Chinchilla withdraws candidacy for IDB presidency

AFP - September 3, 2020

The former president of Costa Rica, Laura Chinchilla, withdrew her candidacy for the presidency of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the government announced Thursday. "Former President Chinchilla…

Costa Rica proposes reducing salaries of Central American Bank directors
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Costa Rica proposes reducing salaries of Central American Bank directors

AFP - August 28, 2020

The two aspirers for the presidency of Costa Rica, the evangelical preacher Fabricio Alvarado and the former minister Carlos Alvarado, reach the closing of the electoral campaign for April 1st with a technical draw, according to a poll disclosed this Friday.

Costa Rica men’s soccer team returns to training for first time during pandemic
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Costa Rica men’s soccer team returns to training for first time during pandemic

The Tico Times - August 24, 2020

The Costa Rica men's soccer team will return to training this week with a view to its September friendly against Mexico, coach Rónald González reported. The Ticos…

Costa Rica to face United States in final match of World Cup qualifying
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Costa Rica to face United States in final match of World Cup qualifying

AFP and The Tico Times - August 20, 2020

The United States learned Wednesday the path it must take in continental qualifying to return to the FIFA Men's World Cup after missing out on a 2018…

Costa Ricans more worried about unemployment than coronavirus, poll finds
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Costa Ricans more worried about unemployment than coronavirus, poll finds

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 19, 2020

The two aspirers for the presidency of Costa Rica, the evangelical preacher Fabricio Alvarado and the former minister Carlos Alvarado, reach the closing of the electoral campaign for April 1st with a technical draw, according to a poll disclosed this Friday.

U.S. and 16 other countries refuse to postpone elections for IDB president
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U.S. and 16 other countries refuse to postpone elections for IDB president

Alina DIESTE / AFP - August 19, 2020

The United States and 16 countries on Tuesday refused to postpone the election of the next president of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), in a boost to…

Costa Rica to face Mexico at Estadio Azteca in September
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Costa Rica to face Mexico at Estadio Azteca in September

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 11, 2020

The Costa Rica men's national soccer team will face Mexico next month in an international friendly at the venerable Estadio Azteca in Mexico City. The match, scheduled…

Costa Rica supports postponing election for new IDB president
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Costa Rica supports postponing election for new IDB president

AFP - August 8, 2020

Costa Rica, which has presented a candidate to preside over the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), supported a push to postpone the assembly in which members will vote…

Costa Rica seeks to adapt to new World Cup qualifying format
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Costa Rica seeks to adapt to new World Cup qualifying format

The Tico Times - July 29, 2020

The Costa Rican men's soccer team will seek to adapt to the changing international scenario, caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, in its preparation for the qualification for…

The Octagon: New World Cup qualifying format affecting United States, Costa Rica
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The Octagon: New World Cup qualifying format affecting United States, Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 27, 2020

Costa Rica will compete with seven other teams next year as it seeks a berth in the FIFA Men's World Cup Qatar 2022. CONCACAF, the ruling body…