See all The Tico Times’ 360 videos from Costa Rica’s election
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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See all The Tico Times’ 360 videos from Costa Rica’s election

Katherine Stanley - April 7, 2018

This week, Costa Rica elected Carlos Alvarado as its 48th president in an unexpected landslide. As it has since 1958 (the first election after our founding in…

Goodbye, Fabricio!
No Sugar Please
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No Sugar Please
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Goodbye, Fabricio!

Álvaro Murillo - April 6, 2018

The former candidate Fabricio Alvarado (National Restoration, PRN) passed from being the revelation candidate of the campaign to become a system challenger of traditional coexistence that we as Costa Ricans could criticize, but are not willing to lose.

PHOTOS: Costa Rica’s media swarms on Election Day
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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PHOTOS: Costa Rica’s media swarms on Election Day

The Tico Times - April 4, 2018

One treasured aspect of a Costa Rican Election Day is the access voters have to candidates and other leaders as they vote at their local polling places...…

Costa Rica’s Election Day: They all thought they’d win, and so did I
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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Costa Rica’s Election Day: They all thought they’d win, and so did I

Elizabeth Lang - April 3, 2018

Sunday, April 1, 2018: Today we’re all Costa Rica. Today we’re all in this together. Waking up at 4:00 a.m. is no problem for photojournalist Jonathan Jiménez…

How popsicle sales predicted Costa Rica’s election result
Election Day
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Election Day
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How popsicle sales predicted Costa Rica’s election result

Katherine Stanley - April 3, 2018

Sunday's surprising landslide in favor of Carlos Alvarado in Costa Rica's presidential elections confounded many pollsters, a majority of whom had shown a neck-and-neck race or an…

PHOTOS: Costa Rica’s political dogs on Election Day
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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PHOTOS: Costa Rica’s political dogs on Election Day

Alexander Villegas - April 2, 2018

Costa Ricans voted in droves during yesterday's presidential elections. A total of 67.03 percent of the electorate turned out to vote, the first time that turnout has…

Carlos Alvarado wins Costa Rica’s presidency in a landslide
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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Carlos Alvarado wins Costa Rica’s presidency in a landslide

Katherine Stanley - April 1, 2018

With 90.6 percent of votes recorded at press time, Carlos Alvarado has won the presidency of Costa Rica with 60.7 percent of the vote, over 39.3 percent…

Fabricio Alvarado gives concession speech in Costa Rica
Uncategorized
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Uncategorized
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Fabricio Alvarado gives concession speech in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - April 1, 2018

"We're not sad," Fabricio Alvarado told his supporters, gathered before a stage on Paseo Colón in western San José. "We made history." The former legislator and evangelical…

BREAKING: Carlos Alvarado wins 60.6 percent of vote with 90.6 of votes recorded in Costa Rica
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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BREAKING: Carlos Alvarado wins 60.6 percent of vote with 90.6 of votes recorded in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - April 1, 2018

Costa Rica's Supreme Elections Tribunal (TSE) announced its first set of results in the country's presidential runoff, updated to 8:05 pm. 90.6 percent of reports were reported.…

Images from a busy, hot Election Day in Costa Rica
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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Images from a busy, hot Election Day in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - April 1, 2018

Flags, honking horns, a few protests, and excitement as candidates were glimpsed at interviews or polling stations around the Central Valley have made for an unusually active…

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