Updated: November 7, 2018

Although hard to tell, Costa Rica is in the throws of a presidential election.

Costa Ricans will be going to the voting booths on February 4, 2018 to elect one of the 13 candidates that will take office, for a four year term, on May 8, 2018.

Working with a dear friend to the Q, Alexandre Garcia and CB24.com, we bring you a series of one-on-one interviews with each of the presidential candidates.

2018 Elections
Politics

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