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Óscar Arias visits prosecutor’s office, declines specific comments on allegations
#MeToo
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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 Miss Costa Rica files second sexual abuse claim against Óscar Arias
#MeToo
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#MeToo
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Former Miss Costa Rica files second sexual abuse claim against Óscar Arias

Tico Times and AFP - February 8, 2019

A second woman filed a criminal complaint for sexual abuse against former Costa Rican president and Nobel Peace laureate Óscar Arias, local press said on Friday. Costa…

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

What’s going on at Crucitas?
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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What’s going on at Crucitas?

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 6, 2019

Óscar Arias, Costa Rica's former two-term president and a Nobel Peace Prize winner, was accused Monday of sexual assault. But the internationally recognized politician has also been…

Who is Óscar Arias?
#MeToo
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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
#MeToo
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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…

Mercury contaminating Crucitas water, threatening ecosystems, warns UNA study
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Mercury contaminating Crucitas water, threatening ecosystems, warns UNA study

Josué Alfaro / Semanario Universidad - January 8, 2019

A recent study by the National University (UNA), through its Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances, warned of a "very probable" and "significant" affectation of aquatic ecosystems…

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