Arias Sanchez

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A·ri·as Sán·chez

 (ä′rē-äs sän′chĕs), Oscar Born 1940.
Costa Rican politician who as president (1986-1990) proposed an accord to bring peace to Central America, for which he won the 1987 Nobel Peace Prize. He served a second term as president from 2006 to 2010.

Arias Sánchez

(ˈærɪæs ˈsæntʃɛz)
n
(Biography) Oscar. born 1940, Costa Rican statesman; president (1986–90, 2006–2010); Nobel peace prize 1987

A•ri•as San•chez

(ˈɑ ri ɑs ˈsɑn tʃɛs)
n.
Oscar, born 1941, president of Costa Rica since 1986: Nobel peace prize 1987.
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The FAO programme includes former Costa Rican president Oscar Arias Sanchez, women's rights promoter Tawakkol Karman, advocate against inter-religious violence Betty Williams, micro-credit creator Muhammad Yunus, former Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos, former president of South Africa, Frederik Willem de Klerk, and Argentine activist Adolfo Perez Esquivel.
Andres Oppenheimer | Tribune News Service OF all the reactions I got from my one-hour interview with Nicaragua's authoritarian president Daniel Ortega, the most troublesome came from a man who knows him better than most: former Costa Rican President Oscar Arias Sanchez, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1987 for helping end Central America's civil wars and forcing Ortega to hold elections in 1990.
"It was a coincidental meeting (between Nolito and sporting director Oscar Arias), but that doesn't take away the fact that if we can, we would like to sign him.
He met Sevilla sporting director Oscar Arias to discuss a possible move.
"I have a contract and City are in charge, but I would like to leave," admitted the forward, who was photographed on Tuesday speaking with Sevilla's Director of Sport, Oscar Arias.
The four laureates are Muhammad Yunus, Oscar Arias SEinchez, Tawakkol Karman and Betty Williams.The purpose of the Alliance is to collectivize the efforts of these Nobel Peace Laureates to help ensure that food insecurity will not be the cause of further conflict.
"Zenit are one of the strongest sides in the draw," said Sevilla technical secretary Oscar Arias whose side beat Zenit in the last eight en route to their 2006 UEFA Cup title.
It all started in October 2010, as a former Cabinet member in the administration of ex-President Oscar Arias (1986-1990, 2006-2010) picked up the telephone to call a present Cabinet member about a subpoena he had just received as a suspect in an embezzlement investigation NotiCen, Feb.
The agreement will be debated on the floor of the Legislative Assembly, said Foreign Trade Minister Anabel Gonzalez, adding "For Costa Rica, it is of utmost importance to establish the trade and investment opportunities with China provided by this free-trade agreement." The Costa Rican-Chinese relationship has surged since former President Oscar Arias established diplomatic ties with the Asian giant in June 2007.