Presidential elections in Costa Rica

Costa Rica held presidential elections and Luis Guillermo Solis won. He is 55 years old and will become the country’s president in May.

Costa Rica’s capital is San Jose. The country is famous for its bananas, pineapples, coffee, rain forests, volcanoes, beaches, national parks, plants, and birds. The country’s government puts in a large effort to protect the land and keep the country “green”. Costa Rica is a country without an army – it has been without one for about 60 years. Costa Ricans call themselves “ticos” (male) and “ticas” (female).

Sources: CIA World Factbook, BBC