Ten new parties register for the 2018 election
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Ten new parties register for the 2018 election

L. Arias - February 7, 2017

The Supreme Elections Tribunal (TSE) confirmed that it has received 10 applications from new political parties interested in participating in the national elections on Feb. 4, 2018.…

Fuel prices set to rise for the second time this year
Business
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Business
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Fuel prices set to rise for the second time this year

L. Arias - February 1, 2017

The second hike in fuel prices this year could take effect before the end of this week, and a third one is already awaiting approval. The Public…

The conversation Costa Rica should be having this election year
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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The conversation Costa Rica should be having this election year

Alvaro Murillo - January 24, 2017

Let’s get transcendental. Costa Rica has begun its last electoral process before its 200th birthday as an independent nation. It’s time to talk about what’s urgent, what’s…

Ticos living abroad can now register online to vote in 2018
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Ticos living abroad can now register online to vote in 2018

L. Arias - November 4, 2016

The Supreme Elections Tribunal (TSE) this week enabled an online registration system that allows Tico expats to register to vote from their current country of residence for the February 2018…

Civil Registry now issues digital birth, marriage and death certificates
Business
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Business
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Civil Registry now issues digital birth, marriage and death certificates

L. Arias - October 24, 2016

Costa Ricans who are living abroad or outside the capital – or those who just want to avoid waiting in line – can now request and receive…

Citizen group wants referendum on drafting a new Constitution
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Citizen group wants referendum on drafting a new Constitution

L. Arias - September 7, 2016

The group “Nueva Constitución CR” (New Costa Rican Constitution) submitted a request Monday to the Supreme Elections Tribunal (TSE) to collect signatures across the country to hold…

President of ruling Citizen Action Party steps down after just two months
Citizen Action Party
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Citizen Action Party
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President of ruling Citizen Action Party steps down after just two months

L. Arias - September 5, 2014

Rodrigo Alberto Carazo Zeledón filed his resignation letter as president of the ruling Citizen Action Party (PAC) on Wednesday evening, citing health and personal reasons. Carazo, 66, was…

Authorities arrest lawyer with ties to ruling Citizen Action Party on fraud suspicion
Crime
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Crime
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Authorities arrest lawyer with ties to ruling Citizen Action Party on fraud suspicion

L. Arias - August 12, 2014

At 6 a.m. on Tuesday, Judicial Investigation Police (OIJ) agents raided the home of Jorge Sibaja Rodríguez, a lawyer and member of the ruling Citizen Action Party (PAC). Police…

Newsletter
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How much money did members of Solís’ Cabinet donate to the PAC election campaign?

Corey Kane - April 15, 2014

On Monday, President-elect Luis Guillermo Solís named 20 of his incoming head ministers, 11 of whom had contributed to his party’s election campaign. But none of them…

Supreme Elections Tribunal increases security measures for Sunday’s runoff
Elections 2014
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Elections 2014
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Supreme Elections Tribunal increases security measures for Sunday’s runoff

L. Arias - April 4, 2014

Some 88,000 people will be charged with supervising Sunday's runoff election in which Ticos will choose Costa Rica’s next president for 2014-2018. That figure represents an increase…

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