Costa Rica: A Woman President

Costa Rican president Oscar Arias said that he would do everything possible so that a woman is his successor as the leader of the nation. Juan Carlos Hidalgo took his comment as Arias’ way of saying that he would like his Vice-President Laura Chinchilla to keep his party in office [es], and disguising it in the framework of equality of the sexes.


  • We applaud Costa Rica for being one of the most progressive countries in the world and certainly in all of Latin America. I am however a bit skeptical that Costa Rica will be voting in a woman as Pres any time soon.

  • Daniel

    Look what’s happening in the U.S.A.’s presidential election. There are still many in America that cannot believe that history is going to be made soon. It looks like a Black or a woman is going to be the head of the most powerful country in the world.

    So why not in little Costa Rica?

  • Chile has Michelle and Argentina has Cristina so why not Laura for Costa Rica ?
    I didn’t realize China had a black and a woman bidding for president ….or were you referring to that fallen M-pyre run by bankers and criminals ?

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