Bolivia’s Evo Morales: Obama should lift the embargo and return Guantánamo Naval base to Cuba
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Bolivia’s Evo Morales: Obama should lift the embargo and return Guantánamo Naval base to Cuba

George Rodríguez and AFP - January 29, 2015

U.S. President Barack Obama should take part in the next Summit of the Americas in Panama, he should work to lift the six-decade embargo against Cuba, and…

Latin American and Caribbean family photo
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CELAC
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Latin American and Caribbean family photo

Zach Dyer - January 29, 2015

Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís hosted 21 heads of state from across the Western Hemisphere in San José on Wednesday and Thursday for the third annual summit of the Community…

Puerto Rican independence front and center at CELAC
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CELAC
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Puerto Rican independence front and center at CELAC

Zach Dyer - January 29, 2015

Puerto Rican independence was a prominent topic during the plenary session of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) on Wednesday in San José. Several…

Cuba’s Castro celebrates thaw with US but holds tough during speech in Costa Rica
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Cuba’s Castro celebrates thaw with US but holds tough during speech in Costa Rica

Zach Dyer - January 28, 2015

Cuban President Raúl Castro celebrated the recent thaw in U.S.-Cuban relations in his address to the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) in San José…

CELAC should be seen as an ally of the region’s social movements, says indigenous leader
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Arts and Culture
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CELAC should be seen as an ally of the region’s social movements, says indigenous leader

George Rodríguez - January 28, 2015

The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) – whose third heads of state summit kicks off today in Costa Rica – should be seen by the…

Costa Rica’s President Solís to meet with leaders of Chile, Colombia, Jamaica, Haiti and Ecuador
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CELAC
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Costa Rica’s President Solís to meet with leaders of Chile, Colombia, Jamaica, Haiti and Ecuador

Zach Dyer - January 27, 2015

President Luis Guillermo Solís is set to hold bilateral meetings with the leaders of five nations in the Caribbean and South America this week during the third…

Delays expected next week in Belén during meeting of Latin American presidents
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CELAC
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Delays expected next week in Belén during meeting of Latin American presidents

Zach Dyer - January 22, 2015

Residents and workers in Belén, take note. Next week, leaders from across Latin America and the Caribbean will converge on the Centro de Eventos Pedregal for the…

CELAC should become an extreme poverty-free zone, says Ecuador’s foreign minister
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CELAC
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CELAC should become an extreme poverty-free zone, says Ecuador’s foreign minister

George Rodríguez - January 16, 2015

The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) in the near future should become an area free of extreme poverty, and one where poverty in general…

Exiles in Costa Rica denounce alleged Venezuelan kidnapping plot
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Bolivarian Revolution
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Exiles in Costa Rica denounce alleged Venezuelan kidnapping plot

Zach Dyer - December 5, 2014

A group of Venezuelan exiles in Costa Rica are allegedly the target of a kidnapping plot by President Nicolás Maduro’s government, according to the ex-governor of the…

Costa Rica to chair regional meeting in Cuba to discuss Ebola preparedness
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Costa Rica to chair regional meeting in Cuba to discuss Ebola preparedness

L. Arias - October 29, 2014

Members of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) will meet in Havana, Cuba, for two days starting Wednesday to discuss coordinated prevention and emergency…

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