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Gustavo Fuchs takes a look at this country, nicknamed the ‘Central American Switzerland’.

Opposition candidate Fabricio Alvarado from the National Restoration Party. Photo: Gustavo Fuchs

Right-wing Fabricio Alvarado may have lost, but his party’s rise remains worrying, writes Gustavo Fuchs.

Costa Ricans have declared far-right candidate Fabricio Alvarado winner of the first round, Gustavo Fuchs...

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Costa Rica’s former President Oscar Arias Sanchez – who was instrumental in abolishing his own country’s army...

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Increased deaths from dengue fever  – spread by the mosquito – causes concern as the rainy season arrives in Honduras.

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Even the young are not exempt: a Costa Rican schoolgirl recalls the day Canadian immigration officers arrested her.

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