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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 03:02:24

By Chris Aspin and John McPhaul SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (Reuters) - Costa Rica's presidential election was too close to call on Monday with Nobel Peace Prize winner and former President Oscar Arias failing to sweep to victory, casting doubt on the future of a trade deal with Washington.

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.

2006-02-05 20:19:42

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (Reuters) - Nobel Peace Priz

2006-02-05 17:48:47

By John McPhaul SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (Reuters) - Fed up with scandal, Costa Rica voted for a new leader on Sunday with Nobel laureate and former president Oscar Arias favored to return to power in the Central American nation.

2006-02-02 16:25:02

(Correcting name in next to last paragraph.) By John McPhaul SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (Reuters) - Upset at a rash of corruption scandals, Costa Rican voters are likely to usher Nobel laureate and former president Oscar Arias back into power in elections on Sunday.

2006-02-02 15:23:19

By John McPhaul SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (Reuters) - Upset at a rash of corruption scandals, Costa Rican voters are likely to usher Nobel laureate and former president Oscar Arias back into power in elections on Sunday.

2006-01-20 14:13:34

By John McPhaul SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (Reuters) - Nobel Peace Prize winner and Costa Rica's former president Oscar Arias is widely tipped to return to power in February elections as voters turn to an untarnished icon after a slew of corruption scandals.


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