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José María Villalta is not happy right now with the PAC’s presidential campaign
Feuds
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Feuds
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José María Villalta is not happy right now with the PAC’s presidential campaign

Matt Levin - February 7, 2014

Less than a week after his presidential campaign concluded, José María Villalta gave a wide-ranging postmortem interview with the daily La Nación on the election, the upcoming…

14 photos from Costa Rica’s election night
Elections 2014
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Elections 2014
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14 photos from Costa Rica’s election night

Lindsay Fendt - February 3, 2014

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Luis Guillermo Solís and Johnny Araya head to April 6 runoff after close Costa Rica vote
Elections 2014
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Elections 2014
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Luis Guillermo Solís and Johnny Araya head to April 6 runoff after close Costa Rica vote

María Isabel Sánchez | AFP - February 3, 2014

Center-left presidential candidate Luis Guillermo Solís will battle ruling party candidate Johnny Araya in a runoff on April 6 after Solís shocked many in this small Central…

Live Costa Rica election results
Elections 2014
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Elections 2014
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Live Costa Rica election results

Corey Kane - February 2, 2014

Polls in Costa Rica closed at 6 p.m. after a festive day of voting across the country. More than 3 million Ticos – including 12,600 Costa Rican…

A look at Costa Rica’s 2014 elections
Elections 2014
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Elections 2014
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A look at Costa Rica’s 2014 elections

The Tico Times - February 2, 2014

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Elections 2014
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The Tico Times to publish live election results starting at 8 p.m.

Corey Kane - February 2, 2014

The Tico Times will provide graphical election results by province and municipality after the first results come in at 8 p.m. Some important times to remember during…

Guanacastecos want change, but many voters still skeptical next president will deliver
Business
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Business
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Guanacastecos want change, but many voters still skeptical next president will deliver

Fabiola Pomareda - February 2, 2014

CAÑAS, Guanacaste – In the strong wind and baking Guanacaste sun, voters in this northwestern province headed to the polls peacefully Sunday morning, but expressed doubt that…

Costa Ricans ready to vote as hard-fought presidential campaign draws to an end
Elections 2014
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Elections 2014
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Costa Ricans ready to vote as hard-fought presidential campaign draws to an end

María Isabel Sánchez | AFP - February 1, 2014

While a few political flags waved in the streets Saturday night, Costa Ricans quietly readied themselves for the end of a hard-fought electoral campaign and a Sunday…

Police security detail assigned to candidate Villalta following death threats
Crime
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Crime
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Police security detail assigned to candidate Villalta following death threats

David Boddiger - February 1, 2014

The daily La Nación reported today that a special police security detail was assigned to Broad Front Party presidential candidate José María Villalta last Thursday after the…

Costa Rica’s leftist surge isn’t new
Latin America
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Latin America
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Costa Rica’s leftist surge isn’t new

John McPhaul - January 30, 2014

With all due respect to Agence France Presse, the left-right polarization in Costa Rica isn’t altogether unprecedented. In 1948, Communist Party leader Manuel Mora was the head…

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