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Costa Rica president off to a rough start, survey says
Business
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Business
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Costa Rica president off to a rough start, survey says

The Tico Times - May 15, 2015

President Luis Guillermo Solís faced a steep learning curve coming into Costa Rica’s highest office without any previous elected experience, and the people aren’t cutting him any…

President Solís remains popular, even if his government isn’t
Business
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Business
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President Solís remains popular, even if his government isn’t

The Tico Times - September 26, 2014

President Luis Guillermo Solís remains popular with Costa Ricans four months after taking office, but most of those surveyed have a negative perception of his administration, according to…

President Solís gets good grade from most Costa Ricans as first 100 days pass
Latin America
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Latin America
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President Solís gets good grade from most Costa Ricans as first 100 days pass

The Tico Times - August 19, 2014

Candidate Luis Guillermo Solís told The Tico Times in an interview during the presidential campaign that his administration would not be "business as usual.” One of the first…

Why Costa Ricans want Mexico to lose in the World Cup
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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Why Costa Ricans want Mexico to lose in the World Cup

The Tico Times - June 13, 2014

After Costa Rica's latest injury put a further damper on La Sele's World Cup hopes, a Tico co-worker texted me a succinct analysis of his thoughts. "Now…

UCR poll: Araya, Villalta, Solís neck-and-neck as campaigns close
Business
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Business
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UCR poll: Araya, Villalta, Solís neck-and-neck as campaigns close

The Tico Times - January 29, 2014

Ruling party candidate Johnny Araya clings to a small lead, according to a poll released on Tuesday night, a day before a polling blackout rule kicks in.…

Elections 2014
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Polling expert: La Nación’s decision to cancel poll sounds illogical

The Tico Times - January 28, 2014

[caption id="attachment_7646" align="alignright" width="150"] Via Twitter[/caption] U.S. polling expert Sam Wang called it strange to hear that a leading newspaper in Costa Rica conducted a poll and didn't publish…

New poll: Support dropping for Araya, Villalta, but candidates still appear headed for a runoff
Elections 2014
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Elections 2014
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New poll: Support dropping for Araya, Villalta, but candidates still appear headed for a runoff

The Tico Times - January 28, 2014

A new CID-Gallup poll conducted for Repretel Channel 6 has ruling party candidate Johnny Araya holding on to his lead less than a week before Sunday's presidential…

Elections 2014
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Costa Rican daily La Nación cancels presidential election poll, citing ‘inconvenient’ timing

The Tico Times - January 27, 2014

The daily La Nación has decided not to publish a final elections poll scheduled for Wednesday by polling firm Unimer, because it is “too close” to Election…

Araya campaign inflates latest poll numbers
Elections 2014
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Elections 2014
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Araya campaign inflates latest poll numbers

The Tico Times - January 24, 2014

The ruling National Liberation Party (PLN) seems to be bending the truth about candidate Johnny Araya’s chances of winning the upcoming Feb. 2 presidential election in a…

Elections 2014
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In last presidential elections, polls overestimated Libertarian Guevara’s support and underestimated PAC’s

The Tico Times - January 24, 2014

As Costa Rica’s election season enters its final stretch, candidates have greeted the slew of recent polls with disbelief or encouragement, often based on their own standings.…