Costa Rica inaugurates third meeting of International Contact Group on Venezuela, hosted in San José
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica inaugurates third meeting of International Contact Group on Venezuela, hosted in San José

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 6, 2019

Costa Rican president Carlos Alvarado inaugurated the third meeting of the International Contact Group (ICG) on Venezuela on Monday night at Casa Amarilla in San José. Seated…

Maduro exhorts Venezuela military to fight ‘any coup plotter;’ Costa Rica to host international meeting
Latin America
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Latin America
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Maduro exhorts Venezuela military to fight ‘any coup plotter;’ Costa Rica to host international meeting

Alexander Martinez / AFP - May 2, 2019

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday called on the armed forces to oppose "any coup plotter" after a military uprising in support of opposition leader Juan Guaido…

Life in limbo: The uncertainty of Venezuelans without a valid passport in the U.S.
Latin America
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Latin America
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Life in limbo: The uncertainty of Venezuelans without a valid passport in the U.S.

Ariela Navarro / AFP and The Tico Times - May 2, 2019

Nastacha Hernandez’s father died without her being able to say goodbye. Like many Venezuelans in the United States, Hernandez could not renew her passport in the middle…

Cuba, Costa Rica sign education agreement, discuss foreign relations differences
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Cuba, Costa Rica sign education agreement, discuss foreign relations differences

AFP and The Tico Times - May 1, 2019

The Cuban chancellor, Bruno Rodriguez, said on Monday that his government shares similarities with Costa Rica in its policy toward Nicaragua and Venezuela, despite the fact that…

Venezuela: three months of crisis
Latin America
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Latin America
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Venezuela: three months of crisis

AFP - April 30, 2019

Venezuelan opposition chief Juan Guaido declared himself acting president in January 2019, vowing to remove President Nicolas Maduro and quickly getting support from the United States and…

US-Venezuela relations in deep freeze
Latin America
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Latin America
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US-Venezuela relations in deep freeze

Andrea Graells Tempel / AFP - April 29, 2019

Hitting Venezuela with oil sanctions to undermine the Maduro regime, Washington's latest gambit could turn 20 years of frosty relations still icier. US links with Caracas nosedived…

Experts predict continued rainfall deficits throughout Central America due to El Niño
Central America
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Central America
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Experts predict continued rainfall deficits throughout Central America due to El Niño

AFP and The Tico Times - April 27, 2019

The El Niño phenomenon will cause a rainfall deficit in Central America over the next three months, weather experts reported on Friday in San Salvador. According to…

Freed Nicaraguan prisoner tells of torture
Central America
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Central America
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Freed Nicaraguan prisoner tells of torture

AFP - April 23, 2019

One Nicaraguan guard pinned his hand to a table with his knee while another ripped out a nail with a pair of pliers. Opposition supporter Lenin Rojas,…

Costa Rica holds Maduro regime responsible for diplomat’s safety
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica holds Maduro regime responsible for diplomat’s safety

AFP and The Tico Times - April 18, 2019

The Costa Rican Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that it places responsibility with the Venezuelan government of Nicolás Maduro for the integrity and security of the Costa…

Venezuela withdraws diplomatic credential from Costa Rican diplomat
Latin America
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Latin America
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Venezuela withdraws diplomatic credential from Costa Rican diplomat

AFP and The Tico Times - April 17, 2019

Venezuela withdrew the diplomatic credential from the Costa Rican chargé d'affaires on Tuesday in retaliation for the country’s acceptance of Juan Guaidó’s diplomat as Venezuelan ambassador in…

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