Andres Oppenheimer

April 20, 2014

Andres Oppenheimer: Costa Rica’s new leader says he’s a “moderate” leftist

Seeking to calm anxiety in business circles about his election as his country's first left-of-center leader in recent history, Costa Rica's President-elect Luis Guillermo Solis says he won't join the Venezuelan-led ALBA bloc of radical leftist countries, and that he sees himself as a “moderate” who is “not unlike many recent European and U.S. leaders.”

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