Carlos Alvarado Quesada, a former Minister of Labor and novelist from the governing party was elected Costa Rican president last April 1st 2018. Alvarado will be sworn in on May 8th, 2018 and will serve until 2022. 

 

Costa Rica, a country without an army since 1948, is the oldest democracy in Latin America. 

Costa Ricans around the world prepare to vote this Sunday February 4th, 2018 to elect a new president for the next four years. Around 31,000 Costa Ricans that live out of the country will be able to cast their vote abroad. 

 

Costa Rica, a country without an army since 1948, is the oldest democracy in Latin America. 

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