Press Releases: Costa Rica’s Presidential Election
Heather Nauert, Department Spokesperson
Washington, DC April 2, 2018
The United States congratulates Carlos Alvarado Quesada on his election as the next President of Costa Rica in free, fair, and peaceful voting that continues to be a model for the region.
Our long and enduring partnership with Costa Rica is rooted in a shared history of support for human rights, democracy, and security for all people. Costa Rica plays a key role as our partner promoting regional economic prosperity, security, and good governance throughout the hemisphere.
We look forward to building on that partnership with the Alvarado administration.