News Costa Rica » Security: The evangelical singer who would be Costa Rica's president
A backlash had been brewing for some time to socially liberal policies under Solis, which also included Costa Rica's social security institute letting gay people insure their partners just like other couples. Conservatives slammed the in-vitro ...
News Costa Rica » Security: Costa Rica officials in Baltimore raise new flag on old U.S. Coast Guard patrol boats
Gustavo Mata Vega, Costa Rica’s public security minister, said the patrol boats will be crucial to cutting off a “cocaine tsunami” that could bring as much as 3,300 tons of the drug through the country this year.
News Costa Rica » Security: The Commerce Department Makes A Feeble National Security Plea For Steel Protection
The United States has collective defense arrangements with five of them. And are we really worried about the national security threat posed by Costa Rica, a country that prides itself on not having an army? The economic analysis is no less absurd.
News Costa Rica » Security: Costa Rica’s Election: It Wasn’t the Economy, Stupid!
From the beginning this was an atypical presidential race for Costa Rica, due to the rise of a right-wing populist ... a well-known litigation lawyer and former minister of security, became the candidate of the until then miniscule and irrelevant National ...
News Costa Rica » Security: Gay marriage ruling boosts evangelical in Costa Rica vote
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — An international court ruling saying Costa ... while supporting the idea of recognizing certain other rights for gay couples. Lawyer and former Security Minister Juan Diego Castro was a front-runner as recently as December ...
News Costa Rica » Security: Costa Rica Elections: Populism vs. Establishment
There were 13 candidates in the running for the presidency in Costa Rica until last Sunday ... a politician who previously served as Minister of Labor and Social Security (2016-2017) and secured the nomination of the Citizens’ Action Party, which ...
News Costa Rica » Security: General Election Starts in Costa Rica
San Jose, Feb 4 (Prensa Latina) All 6,612 Vote Collecting Boards (JRV) opened today at 06:00 hours, local time, in the general election in Costa Rica, where the president ... with absolute security and calm, as the election will have the best controls ...
News Costa Rica » Security: Costa Rica's presidential election goes to runoff
Alvarado said he would withdraw Costa Rica from the Inter-American Court of Human Rights ... reports on key topics of geopolitical importance, including energy and security.
News Costa Rica » Security: Costa Rica’s Rollercoaster Election Was About More Than Gay Marriage
A former minister of public security, Castro campaigned as a right-wing populist, accusing mainstream political candidates of being unable to address the growing perception of insecurity in Costa Rica and failing to improve economic prospects for a country ...
News Costa Rica » Security: Anti-gay marriage pastor in Costa Rica presidential runoff
security and climate change. Sunday's election, which also chose a new legislature, revealed disenchantment with Costa Rica's two main traditional mainstream parties, the centrist National Liberation Party and the center-right Social Christian Unity Party.