The Costa Rican Presidential Race Just Got A Lot Less Jowly

Hello and happy new year! I felt like writing a post because there was a fairly significant development in the Costa Rican 2014 presidential race this past weekend. Rodrigo Arias, the brother of former President Oscar Arias, removed himself from the list of "pre-candidates." Arias had been trying to win the nomination of the PLN ("Liberation") party, but now the likely PLN candidate will be Johnny Araya, the mayor of San José. The PLN is currently in power with President Laura Chinchilla Read more [...]