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哥斯达黎加是如何做对的

圣何塞—极权主义和原型法西斯主义正在世界多处崛起,看到还有一个国家的公民仍然对民主原则坚持不懈着实令人鼓舞。如今,这个国家的人民正在试图重新定义二十一世纪的国家政治。

多年来,人口不到五百万的哥斯达黎加因为其进步领导力而广受世界关注。1948年,在经过短暂的内战后,总统费雷尔废除了军队。伺候,哥斯达黎加便成为冲突解决和预防研究的中心,建立了联合国管理的和平大学。哥斯达黎加不但拥有丰富的生物多样性,更表现出具有远见卓识的环境领导力,致力于再造森林,全国三分之一领土被划为自然保护区,几乎全部电力都来自清洁的水电。

哥斯达黎加人不准备放弃他们的进步遗产。在最近的总统竞选中,在高投票率的推动下,奎萨达凭借60%多的支持率赢得胜利,而他的反对者准备限制同性恋婚姻,这是哥斯达黎加长期以来坚持人权政策的倒退。

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