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Apr 7, 2014
11:13 am
Costa rica solis selfie april 6 2014
Luis Guillermo Solis's win dislodges a two-party dynasty that has governed the coffee-producing country for decades.
Feb 3, 2014
11:18 am
Luis guillermo solis costa rica election
Jose Maria Villalta had initially emerged as the leading anti-corruption, anti-establishment candidate.
Feb 2, 2014
11:56 am
Costa rica elections 2014 02 02
Voters in the Central American countries headed to the polls to choose a new president Sunday, although both votes are likely to end in runoffs.
Jan 31, 2014
5:50 pm
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Left-leaning political parties looking for election victories on the same day, but with very different strategies, in Costa Rica and El Salvador.
Dec 7, 2013
10:02 am
Bachelet and matthei 2013 12 06
Land of machismo? Turns out Latin America's women have blazed past their amigas of the rich north to become presidents.
Dec 7, 2013
9:58 am
Bachelet and matthei 2013 12 06
With Chile re-electing President Michelle Bachelet, Latin America, land of ‘machismo,’ has a record four female heads of state.
Dec 6, 2013
4:38 pm
World cup 2014 brazil final groups
Group G gets early consideration for 'group of death' with Germany, Ghana, Portugal and United States.
Sep 2, 2013
6:20 am
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Green campaigners are being killed in Brazil, Costa Rica, Mexico and Peru, the UN says.
Aug 12, 2013
12:35 pm
Living planet report
The number of documented species grew from 87,000 in 2009 to around 92,000 this year.
Jul 22, 2013
5:08 pm
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Costa Ricans have had a "change of environmental conscience."