President of Costa Rica


President Luis Guillermo Solis of Costa RicaLuis Guillermo Solis

Date of Birth: 25 April 1958
Birth Place: San Jose, Costa Rica
Political Party: Citizen's Action Party
Arrival in Power: 8 May 2014
Religion: Roman Catholic
Profession: NA

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Luis Guillermo Solis was born in San Jose, Costa Rica, in 1958. Luis Guillermo Solis is the current President of Costa Rica . Luis Guillermo Solis studied at the University of Costa Rica and also at Tulane University in the United States. Luis Guillermo Solis worked as an academic in several universities in the United States before joining politics.

Luis Guillermo Solis was involved with the National Liberation Party when he first entered politics. He would later move on to the Citizen's Action Party in 2009 and he ran as their candidate in the 2014 Presidential Elections which he won in a run-off.


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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luis_Guillermo_Sol%C3%ADs

Updated on: February 12th, 2015

President of Costa Rica


Laura ChinchillaLaura Chinchilla

Date of Birth: 28 March 1959
Birth Place: Carmen Central, Costa Rica
Political Party: National Liberation Party
Arrival in Power: 8 May 2010
Religion: Roman Catholic
Profession: NA

Biography:


Laura Chinchilla was born in Carmen Central, Costa Rica, in 1959. She was the President of Costa Rica and the first woman to hold this post. Her education includes a degree from the University of Costa Rica and a master's from Georgetown University. Before becoming president she held several high level posts for the Costa Rican government, including minister of public security. She was elected president following the 2010 elections.


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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laura_Chinchilla

Updated on: February 12th, 2015