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Costa Rica: Past and Present Presidential Corruption Cases Spoil an Artful, but Inaccurate, PR Campaign

By: Juan Osuna, Research Associate at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs

Along with Costa Rica current slow economic growth, many Costa Ricans are also discontented with rampant corruption that has affected the country’s entire civic society….

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Conservationist’s Murder Tarnishes Costa Rica’s Environmental Agenda

Conservationist’s Murder Tarnishes Costa Rica’s Environmental Agenda

By: Jennifer Bisgaier, Research Associate at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs

On July 31, Costa Rican police in the provinces of Limón and Guapiles arrested seven people in connection with the murder of Jairo Mora Sandoval,…

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Passive Costa Rican Security Policies and Their Effects on International Affairs

Passive Costa Rican Security Policies and Their Effects on International Affairs

By: Samuele Tamburini, Research Associate at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs

Costa Rica is renowned for being one of just 15 countries with no military in the world. Following the nation’s short-lived but bloody Civil War,…

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As part of the Chamber of Commerce’s ¿Dónde están las mujeres productivas de Costa Rica? initiative, women from different sectors of the Costa Rican economy come together to construct a common platform and further women’s leadership

Overcoming Entrenched Perceptions: Women and Leadership in Costa Rica

By: Jessie Durrett, Research Associate at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs

Examining Costa Rican leadership reveals persisting gender inequality while the country also separates itself from others thanks to its high number of women in public…

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