Costa Rica holds presidential election© Reuters/MAYELA LOPEZ Costa Rica holds presidential electionNo candidate is expected to win the more than 40% of votes needed to avoid a run-off, but if the initial trend in the vote count holds, Figueres and Alvarado could face off in a second round in early April to decide the presidency.(Reporting by Alvaro Murillo)

Ex-president Figueres, conservative Alvarado lead early Costa Rica vote count (