Las Políticas de Costa Rica Nicki Alvino&Sarah Bono
In April 2003, the Costa Rican Constitutional Courtannulled a 1969 constitutional reform which hadbarred presidents from running for reelection.
Political System Capital of Costa Rica: San Jose Democratic Republic No military/ armed forces President and Vice Presidents elected on the same ticket by popular vote for a single 4 year term Divided into 7 administrative provinces: Alajuela, Cartago, Guanacaste, Heredia, Limon, Puntarenas, San Jose
Political System Cont.• Costa Rica has long • Several contributing emphasized the factors to this trend, development of democracy include: • Enlightened and respect for human leadership rights. • Comparative• The countrys political prosperity system has steadily • Flexible class lines developed, maintaining • Educational democratic institutions and opportunities an orderly, constitutional creating a stable scheme for government middle class/ high succession. social indicators.
President of Costa Rica Laura Chinchilla- 1st female Costa Rican President Worked in areas of judicial reform, public safety, political and institutional reform, trade, technology, and children and youth programs. Since 1990 she has worked as a consultant in Latin America and Africa for various international agencies
VP of Costa Rica AlfioPiva First VicePresident Politician, scientist and environmentalist National Libertarian Party
VP of Costa Rica Luis Liberman Ginsburg Elected in February of 2010 Second Vice President Expert in economic affairs
Jose Enrique- CASTILLO Eduardo Ulibarri Barrantes (Ambassador to(Foreign Minister) United Nations) Muni FIGUERES Boggs (Ambassador to United States)