Woman of the Day 2015 #12

Laura Chinchilla is a Costa Rican politician who was President of Costa Rica from 2010-2014. She was the eighth woman president of a Latin American country and the first woman elected to Costa Rican presidency. Chinchilla won the presidential election more than 20 percentage points ahead of the runner-up!

Chinchilla pledged to increase spending for law enforcement and education, to combat illicit drug trafficking, and to create jobs, notably in environmentally friendly and technological enterprises.

251843-01-02.jpg.crop_display—-Danika Leminski, Official journalist/blogger of Equal Voice uOttawa Chapter

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