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Costa Rican president says ready to act again to defend currency

Costa Rica's President Laura Chinchilla speaks during an interview with Reuters at the Presidential House in San Jose, February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

Costa Rica's President Laura Chinchilla speaks during an interview with Reuters at the Presidential House in San Jose, February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

Costa Rica's President Laura Chinchilla speaks during an interview with Reuters at the Presidential House in San Jose, February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate
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Costa Rica's President Laura Chinchilla speaks during an interview with Reuters at the Presidential House in San Jose, February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

Costa Rica's President Laura Chinchilla speaks during an interview with Reuters at the Presidential House in San Jose, February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

Costa Rica's President Laura Chinchilla speaks during an interview with Reuters at the Presidential House in San Jose, February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate
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Costa Rica's President Laura Chinchilla smiles during an interview with Reuters at the Presidential House in San Jose, February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

Costa Rica's President Laura Chinchilla smiles during an interview with Reuters at the Presidential House in San Jose, February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

Costa Rica's President Laura Chinchilla smiles during an interview with Reuters at the Presidential House in San Jose, February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate
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Costa Rica's President Laura Chinchilla speaks during an interview with Reuters at the Presidential House in San Jose, February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

Costa Rica's President Laura Chinchilla speaks during an interview with Reuters at the Presidential House in San Jose, February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

Costa Rica's President Laura Chinchilla speaks during an interview with Reuters at the Presidential House in San Jose, February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate
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