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Costa Rica: International Observers Kept Out of Hand Count

José Daniel says it could be more than 15 days until Costa Rica's new president is declared. Bob Glass writes that the TSE elections committee has refused to allow international observers to monitor the hand count currently underway. According to Glass, “A group of 30 people held vigil on Monday night to pressure the use of international NGOs in the count.” Boz finds it surprising that Haiti's new president will be declared before Costa Rica's.

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