Costa Rica’s Laura Chinchilla sworn in as president

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  • 08.05.10
  • 4:27 PM UTC
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Laura Chinchilla Miranda, Photo: US Embassy, Costa Rica.

Source: Tico Times

Laura Chinchilla, 51, has been sworn in as Costa Rican president, joining a growing list of female presidents in Latin America.

“I will work for a Costa Rica able to maintain moral leadership in the world thanks to defending peace, liberty and human rights,” Chinchilla said. Chinchilla promised to work for a better educated and healthier Costa Rica, making the nation’s fight against poverty her highest priority.

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2 Responses to “Costa Rica’s Laura Chinchilla sworn in as president”

  1. Go COSTA RICA mi querida patria,,,bravo LAURA YA ERA TIEMPO PARA UN NUEVO CAMBIO,,,I’m so glad to see that the country took a stand and a new day has arrive ,,GRACIAS A DIOS POR COSTA RICA..I was born in COSTA RICA but i was raise in BROOLYN NEW YORK

  2. Vote -1 Vote +1Bret G. Dudl
    says:

    Thank you Sonia for your passion for Costa Rica! Pura Vida!

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