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2006-03-07 20:20:00

Costa Rica's president-elect vowed on Tuesday to get a free trade pact with the United States through Congress despite barely winning last month's election and failing to get a legislative majority.

2006-03-03 23:14:46

By John McPhaul SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (Reuters) - The opponent of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Oscar Arias conceded defeat on Friday in Costa Rica's presidential election after weeks of bickering following an extremely close vote count.

2006-02-22 21:30:23

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (Reuters) - A recount in Costa Rica's February 5 presidential election appears to give a narrow victory to former President Oscar Arias, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, but the winner will not be declared until complaints over alleged irregularities are resolved.

2006-02-10 16:37:01

By John McPhaul SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (Reuters) - Costa Rica is embroiled in its most contested election of modern times but unlike other Latin American countries where upheaval is rife, the quiet Central American nation is expected to sail through.

2006-02-07 18:34:05

By John McPhaul SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (Reuters) - A U.S. free trade pact with Central America, already delayed by a legal wrangle, has run into further trouble at presidential elections in Costa Rica where voters punished the main pro-trade candidate.

2006-02-06 12:56:40

By Chris Aspin and John McPhaul SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (Reuters) - Battered by government scandals, Costa Rica slid further into uncertainty on Monday when a presidential election that could decide the future of a trade deal with Washington was gridlocked.

2006-02-06 01:51:56

By Chris Aspin SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (Reuters) - C

2006-02-05 23:04:44

By Chris Aspin SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (Reuters) - Nobel Peace laureate Oscar Arias narrowly led Costa Rica's presidential election on Sunday, but it was unclear if he would win a return to power at the first try or have to face a runoff.

2006-02-05 22:53:29

By Chris Aspin SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (Reuters) - Nobel Peace laureate Oscar Arias narrowly led Costa Rica's presidential election on Sunday, but it was unclear if he would win a return to power at the first try or have to face a runoff.

2006-02-05 20:55:08

By Chris Aspin SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (Reuters) - Nobel Peace Prize winner and former president Oscar Arias won Costa Rica's presidential election on Sunday and is likely to avoid a second round of voting in April, TV exit polls showed.


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