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Anti-gay marriage pastor and ex-minister in run-off to be Costa Rica president

Costa Rica faces a choice between a right-wing evangelical lawmaker and a former minister from the leftist ruling party for its next president after a first-round weekend election. The vote on Sunday winnowed a crowded field of 13 down to the two frontrunners, who will face off in the knockout election to be held April 1. The winner will take the helm of the small Central American country, a significant tourist destination that boasts pristine tropical beaches and is big on protecting the environment.
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