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    Campbell:The First Afrodescent Woman Vice-President Of Latin America

    Women have fought an uphill battle to achieve equal rights and conditions between men and women. Since the emergence of the desire to demand...

    Costa Rica Labor Day, State of the Nation and Legislative Changes

    May 1 was Labor Day in Costa Rica as well as an important day in the Costa Rican government and legislative body. Costa Rica’s...

    Solis Publicly Declares That His Ministry Will be ‘Getting Their Hands Dirty’

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - "My request to all ministers is that I want to see them on the street, with people, not...

    Solis Reveals His New Cabinet for Costa Rica

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The elected president of Costa Rica, Luis Guillermo Solis has unveiled the cabinet that will accompany his investiture...

    Solis Wins the Costa Rican Presidential Election with 78% of the Votes

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Today, presidential candidate Luis Guillermo Solís had 77.88% of the votes in the second round of elections according...

    Araya is Still on the Ballot Despite Resignation

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The candidate for president of Costa Rica, Johnny Araya, said in an interview published today that while he...

    Solis the Historian Expected to Take the Presidency for Costa Rica

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Historian and candidate of the center-left Citizen Action Party, Luis Guillermo Solís, has an open door to the...

    Costa Rica Faces an Unprecedented Political Situation After the Withdrawal of Araya

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – On April 6, Costa Rica must face an unprecedented runoff election after the historic retreat of the candidate,...

    The Next President of Costa Rica Will Have a Divided Congress

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The next president of Costa Rica, who will be decided in a second round of voting on April...

    Luis Guillermo Solís Regroups for the Second Round

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The presidential candidate, Luis Guillermo Solís, has not yet announced the names of those who will integrate the...

    Costa Rica Enters Period of Reflection for Sunday's Elections

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Costa Rica has begun a period of reflection for Sunday's elections, in which candidates are not authorized to...

    Costa Rica’s President Freezes Wages for Senior Officials Including Herself

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Costa Rica's president, Laura Chinchilla, announced that she has frozen the salaries of senior government officials for the...

    Costa Rican Politicians Must Adhere to a Christmas Campaign Truce Starting Today

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The Christmas truce of the political campaign, which dictates the electoral code of Costa Rica, will begin on...

    Costa Rican Presidential Candidate Solis Promises Tax Reform and Poverty Eradication

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The presidential candidate of the opposition Citizen Action Party (PAC), Luis Guillermo Solís, today presented his plan for...

    Costa Rica PUSC elects new candidate after Hernandez’s resignation

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The Social Christian Unity Party (PUSC) elected attorney Rodolfo Piza as their new candidate for the president of...

    Costa Rica presidential candidate Johnny Araya announces Vice President

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The official presidential candidate in Costa Rica, Johnny Araya, announced his running mates and candidates for Vice...

    Environmental advisor accuses Costa Rica of exaggerated court claims

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The environmental advisor of the President of Nicaragua, Jaime Incer, said today that the government of Costa Rica...

    Former presidential candidate in Costa Rica resigns

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Former candidate for President of Costa Rica Rodolfo Hernandez said Thursday he resigned to represent the opposition Social...

    Costa Rica and Qatar seek to strengthen bilateral relations

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The Deputy Foreign Minister of Qatar, Ali Bin Fahed Al Hajiri, and the Deputy Foreign Minister of Costa...

    Costa Rica presents bill to retrieve seized goods faster

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The Government of Costa Rica presented a new project called the "Forfeiture Act" that seeks illicit assets seized...

    Conflict arises between PUSC and its presidential candidate in Costa Rica

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The dome of the Social Christian Unity Party (PUSC) and its presidential candidate, Rodolfo Hernandez, are in conflict after...

    Costa Rica announced that it will open an embassy in Turkey in the coming...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The Costa Rican government announced that in the coming months it will open an embassy in Ankara, Turkey, in...

    Costa Rica's Political Campaigning Gearing for 2014 Elections

    The Costa Rica 2014 election campaign kicked off this week with a shake up within the Social Christian Unity Party (PUSC) with the resignation...

    The Presidents of Liberia and Laura Chinchilla Meet to Strengthen Ties

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The president of Liberia and 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, met yesterday in San Jose Costa Rica,...

    Chinchilla Calls for Fiscal Reform

    The Costa Rica New (TCRN) - The President of the Republic, Laura Chinchilla, announced that her government is willing to undertake one last fight...

    Costa Rica and Nicaragua Relations Under a Lot of Strain Due to Territorial Disputes

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN)-Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla said today that Nicaragua uses "false limits" to their advantage, both on land and at...

    President of the Ministry of Women in Costa Rica Resigns to Join the 2014...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The President of the Minister of Women and the National Women's Institute (INAMU) in Costa Rica, Maureen...

    The National Liberation Party (PLN) has an Official Candidate for the 2014 Elections in...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN)-The National Liberation Party (PLN in Spanish) ratified that the former mayor of San Jose, Johnny Araya, is the official...

    Political Candidates Abandon Coalition Initiative

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The presidents of the political Parties Accion Ciudadana, Patriotic Alliance and Frente Amplio decided to abandon the initiative...

    Luis Guillermo Solis is the Official Presidential Candidate For PAC

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The PAC Internal Electoral Tribunal declared today at 12:25 p. m. that Luis Guillermo Solís Rivera is the...

    First Coalition of Political Parties in Costa Rica

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - After the Citizen Action Party (PAC) Convention last Sunday in which the political analyst Luis Guillermo Solis was...

    Luis Guillermo Solis Wins PAC Convention With 72 Votes

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - In a surprising last minute vote counting the political scientist and historian Luis Guillermo Solis won the Citizen...

    Costa Rica Presidential Candidates being Selected this Weekend

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The Citizen Action Party (PAC) is holding its first international convention this weekend ahead of elections next February. Less...

    Chinchilla Freeze Salaries of Senior Officials for Fourth Year

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The president of Costa Rica, Laura Chinchilla, froze, for the fourth consecutive year, the salaries of senior government...

    Laura Chinchilla Sues Costa Rican Businessman for Defamation

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - President Laura Chinchilla, issued a defamation lawsuit against a Costa Rican businessman, confirmed the judiciary. The press office told...

    The Secretary General of OPANAL will be the New Vice Chancellor of Costa Rica

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) –The Costa Rican diplomat Gioconda Ubeda, current general secretary of the Agency for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in...

    Laura Chinchilla Excited about OECD Invitation for Costa Rica

    Last week the president of Costa Rica, Laura Chinchilla, celebrated the OECD invitation to begin negotiations on the country's accession in 2005, calling it...

    President of China Begins Visit to Costa Rica for Investment and Cooperation

    The President of China, Xi Jinping, will arrive on Sunday in Costa Rica to meet with his counterpart, Laura Chinchilla on cooperation and investment...

    Laura Chinchilla Welcomes Chinese President

    Laura Chinchilla welcomed Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan to Costa Rica on Sunday, which is the Chinese president's first official...

    Vice President of the PLN Wants Closer Ties with China Communist Party

    Liberman said that in the PLN "we have always wanted to have proximity to the (Communist) Party", so they (the PLN) issued an invitation...
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