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News Costa Rica » Politics: Opposition to same-sex marriage boosts presidential candidate in Costa Rica

News channel or source: https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/feb/11/fabricio-alvarado-evangelical-christian-costa-rica/
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

A popular revolt against the imposition of same-sex marriage has transformed the political landscape of Costa Rica, propelling a once-obscure Christian evangelical singer to a first-place finish in presidential voting this month and putting the outspoken ...

News Costa Rica » Politics: Evangelical, ruling party candidate eye runoff in Costa Rica

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/evangelical-ruling-party-candidate-lead-costa-rica-vote-52840407
Publication date: onday 05 February 2018

The country is majority Roman Catholic with an increasing evangelical population. "Costa Rica no longer wants more of the same, the same political campaigns as always," Fabricio Alvarado said in celebrating the result. "I join a movement of unity ...

News Costa Rica » Politics: Black Women Only Need Apply: Escape To Costa Rican Resort To ‘Heal’ From Racism

News channel or source: https://newsone.com/3774877/women-of-color-healing-retreat-racism-costa-rica-puerto-viejo/
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Costa Rica. There are several activities to help one to find a happy place during the 10-day retreat, including yoga, vegan food and political education seminars. More specifically, the retreat offers healing by being a Black-only space, as shown in a ...

News Costa Rica » Politics: The evangelical singer who would be Costa Rica's president

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/evangelical-singer-costa-ricas-president-050351374.html
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

"The opinion of the Inter-American Court was just the spark that ignited the powder keg, with the wick already dry and ready to be lit," said Gustavo Araya, a specialist in political communications at the University of Costa Rica. Alvarado, 43, is the only ...

News Costa Rica » Politics: Costa Rica’s Election: It Wasn’t the Economy, Stupid!

News channel or source: https://www.cato.org/blog/costa-ricas-election-it-wasnt-economy-stupid
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

Costa Rica, Latin America’s oldest democracy, is not immune to populism. The country harbors several conditions that feed such a phenomenon. There is a tremendous animosity towards the political class, which is perceived as both corrupt and inept.

News Costa Rica » Politics: Costa Rica's presidential election goes to runoff

News channel or source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2018/02/05/Costa-Ricas-presidential-election-goes-to-runoff/9921517875979/
Publication date: onday 05 February 2018

While both men have a common background in music -- Alvarado is Pentacostal singer and Alvarado Quesada sang in a progressive rock band -- their politics are very different ... Alvarado said he would withdraw Costa Rica from the Inter-American Court ...

News Costa Rica » Politics: Roche Establishes Shared Services Center in Costa Rica for North American Units

News channel or source: http://www.nearshoreamericas.com/roche-obtain-services-costa-rica-north-american-units/
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

News Editor for Nearshore Americas, Narayan Ammachchi is a career journalist with a decade of experience in politics and international business. He works out of his base in the Indian Silicon City of Bangalore. Amazon Costa Rica is adding an additional ...

News Costa Rica » Politics: Costa Rica Elections: Populism vs. Establishment

News channel or source: https://www.natlawreview.com/article/costa-rica-elections-populism-vs-establishment
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

There were 13 candidates in the running for the presidency in Costa Rica until last Sunday ... and secured the nomination of the Citizens’ Action Party, which is the political party of outgoing Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís.

News Costa Rica » Politics: Evangelical, ruling party candidate lead in Costa Rica vote

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/02/05/evangelical-ruling-party-candidate-lead-in-costa-rica-vote.html
Publication date: Sunday 04 February 2018

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica – Two candidates with the same last name and opposing ... With nearly 81 percent of the ballots counted late Sunday, Fabricio Alvarado, an evangelical whose political stock soared after he came out strongly against same-sex marriage ...