Costa Rican leader's popularity plunges
Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla's approval ratings have plummeted since the start of a border spat with Nicaragua, Costa Rican daily La República reported.
The country is at the bottom of the list of a Government confidence index published by Gallup.
Chinchilla scored 1.5 out of 10 on the index, compared with Nicaragua's Daniel Ortega and Panama's Ricardo Martinelli, both the highest scoring with 4.3.
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