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Costa Rica elects 1st woman president in landslide

Last Updated: Monday, February 08, 2010, 12:54

Laura Chinchilla thanked supporters for electing her Costa Rica`s first female president and only the fifth ever in Latin America, as her opponents accepted defeat.

Costa Rica votes, could elect 1st woman president

Last Updated: Sunday, February 07, 2010, 12:36

Costa Ricans could elect their first female president on Sunday as Central America`s most politically and economically stable country chooses between a career politician from the ruling party and an anti-taxation Libertarian.