Voters dressed in ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ outfits protest Costa Rican election front-runner

February 5, 2018 | Costa Rica News
WATCH ABOVE: Women's group dresses as characters from 'The Handmaid's Tale' while casting ballots in protest against a presidential front-runner. A group of women dressed in costumes like those worn in The Handmaid's Tale took to the polls on Sunday to cast their vote in Costa Rica's highly contested presidential election. ...read more
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Evangelical, ruling party candidate eye runoff in Costa Rica

February 5, 2018 | Costa Rica News
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In Costa Rica Election, Gay-Marriage Foe Takes First Round

February 5, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Fabricio Alvarado, an evangelical singer and ex-TV journalist, emerged to lead a crowded field by assailing a court ruling in favor of same-sex marriage. ...read more
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The Latest: Evangelical leads Costa Rica presidential vote

February 4, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Costa Ricans voted Sunday in a presidential race shaken by an international court ruling saying the country should let ... The father of three of Larry Nassar's victims has apologized to a judge after he tried to attack the former sports doctor who has admitted to sexually assaulting girls under the guise of medical treatment. The father of three of Larry Nassar's victims has apologized to a judge after he tried to attack the former sports doctor
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Same-sex marriage a key issue as Costa Ricans elect leader

February 4, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Alvarado, a 43-year-old... . People stand in line to receive identification in order to vote ahead the presidential election at the Supreme Electoral Tribunal in San Jose, Costa Rica, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. ...read more
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Same-sex marriage a key issue as Costa Ricans go to polls

February 4, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Costa Ricans vote Sunday in a presidential race that has been turned on its ear by an international court ruling saying the country should let same-sex couples get married. Evangelical candidate Fabricio Alvarado recently vaulted into first place in the polls after he took a strong stance against gay marriage, which about two-thirds of Costa Ricans also oppose. ...read more
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Peru rights victims kin ask court to annul Fujimori pardon

February 3, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Carmen Condor, sister of Amaro Condor, victim of repression amid the ruling of Alberto Fujimori, speaks with her representatives before a hearing convened by the judges of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in San Jose, Costa Rica, February 2, 2018. Photo - Reuters Carmen Condor, sister of Amaro Condor, victim of repression amid the ruling of Alberto Fujimori, speaks with her representatives before a hearing convened by the judges of the In
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Gay marriage ruling boosts evangelical in Costa Rica vote

February 3, 2018 | Costa Rica News
An international court ruling saying Costa Rica should allow same-sex marriage has upended the Central American nation's presidential race, turning an evangelical candidate who opposes it from an also-ran with just 2 percent in the polls into the leading contender in Sunday's vote. Following last month's decision by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, Fabricio Alvarado, a 43-year-old journalist with a prominent career as a preacher and Chri
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Gay marriage ruling boosts evangelical in Costa Rica vote

February 3, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Presidential candidates, from left, Antonio Alvarez Desanti of the National Liberation party, Carlos Alvarado Quesada of the Citizen Action party, Rodolfo Hernandez Gomez of the Social Christian Republican party, Rodolfo Piza of the Social Christian Unity party, Juan Diego Castro of the National Integration party, and Fabricio Alvarado of the National Restoration party, stand on the stage before a live, televised debate ahead of the presidential
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Gay marriage ruling boosts evangelical in Costa Rica vote Source: AP

February 3, 2018 | Costa Rica News
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