Arias and second Costa Rican politician reportedly accused of additional sexual crimes
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Arias and second Costa Rican politician reportedly accused of additional sexual crimes

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 15, 2019

Costa Rica's sudden introduction to the #MeToo movement is not showing signs of slowing down. Thursday afternoon, the daily La Nacion and Costa Rican journalist Amelia Rueda…

Óscar Arias visits prosecutor’s office, declines specific comments on allegations
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#MeToo
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Óscar Arias visits prosecutor’s office, declines specific comments on allegations

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 13, 2019

Óscar Arias, who in the span of 48 hours last week was accused of alleged sexual assault and misconduct by five women, appeared in public Wednesday morning…

Tico Times Weekly Digest
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The Tico Times Weekly Digest: Feb. 11, 2019

Alexander Villegas - February 11, 2019

In this week's digest, we look at how the #MeToo movement came to Costa Rica last week. Advisory: Explicit details of alleged sexual assault This week in…

Former Tico Times publisher recalls Daly’s account of Arias misconduct
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Former Tico Times publisher recalls Daly’s account of Arias misconduct

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 8, 2019

Emma Daly was a reporter with The Tico Times in 1990 when she alleges Óscar Arias, then serving his first term as Costa Rica’s president, groped her.…

‘He was always respectful until he wasn’t’: Woman accuses Oscar Arias of workplace harassment
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#MeToo
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‘He was always respectful until he wasn’t’: Woman accuses Oscar Arias of workplace harassment

Alejandro Zúñiga and Alexander Villegas - February 6, 2019

In an interview with The Tico Times, another woman accused former Costa Rican president and Nobel Laureate Óscar Arias Sánchez of sexual harassment. The accuser, Marta Araya…

Two more women accuse Óscar Arias of sexual misconduct, per reports
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#MeToo
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Two more women accuse Óscar Arias of sexual misconduct, per reports

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 6, 2019

The following story contains graphic details of an alleged sexual assault.  Following Tuesday's reports that former Costa Rican president Óscar Arias had allegedly sexually assaulted an activist…

Who is Óscar Arias?
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#MeToo
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Who is Óscar Arias?

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 5, 2019

On Tuesday morning, both Semanario Universidad and The New York Times reported that Óscar Arias Sánchez has been accused of sexual assault. The accuser said Arias kissed, touched and penetrated her…

Óscar Arias, Costa Rica’s former president and a Nobel Prize winner, accused of sexual assault, per reports
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#MeToo
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Óscar Arias, Costa Rica’s former president and a Nobel Prize winner, accused of sexual assault, per reports

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 5, 2019

The following story contains graphic details of an alleged sexual assault. It was last updated at 11:40 CST.  Óscar Arias, the former president of Costa Rica and…

Costa Rica launches ‘mega-operative’ to reduce domestic violence during soccer final
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica launches ‘mega-operative’ to reduce domestic violence during soccer final

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 11, 2018

Costa Rica’s Public Security Ministry launched what it calls a “mega-operative” to reduce domestic violence on the days of the country’s soccer final, the organization said Tuesday…

We want them alive: Costa Rica’s reckoning
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#MeToo
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We want them alive: Costa Rica’s reckoning

Katherine Stanley - August 13, 2018

I can’t stop thinking about them. María and Arancha. Arancha and María. They were murdered in a country I love. They were women, doing things I’ve done dozens of…

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