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Why Now: Oscar Arias accusers explain why they waited to come forward       
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#MeToo
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Why Now: Oscar Arias accusers explain why they waited to come forward       

Caeli Chesin - February 23, 2019

Óscar Arias Sánchez, 78, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate and two-term Costa Rican president, has been accused of sexual assault by nine women. The accounts of the…

Oscar Arias’s Crucitas case dismissed; prosecutor plans appeal
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Oscar Arias’s Crucitas case dismissed; prosecutor plans appeal

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 22, 2019

The Criminal Court of the Treasury announced Thursday night that it has dismissed charges against former Costa Rican president Óscar Arias for his involvement in approving the…

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

The Tico Times - 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
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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
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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…