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In 1994, history seemed to repeat itself—peacefully this time—when José María Figueres took the reins of government from the son of his father’s adversary, Rafael Angel Calderón. In 2001, Otton Solís and his new Citizen’s Action Party (PAC) forced the presidential elections into a secThe Little Drummer Boy ond round, opening a crack in a two-party system that had become Costa Rica’s national hero is Juan seemingly entrenched for good. Santamaría. The legend goes that Although Solis himself finished young Juan enlisted as a drummer third and didn’t make it to the runboy in the campaign against off, his upstart Citizen’s Action Walker.

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