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Nicaraguans gather in Costa Rica to celebrate release of political prisoners
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Nicaraguans gather in Costa Rica to celebrate release of political prisoners

Jacob Spetzler - June 12, 2019

Sounds of drums, cheering, and the the flash of blue and white permeated the Plaza de Democracia on Tuesday as about 100 people celebrated the release of…

In San José, Nicaraguans march in memory and call for justice
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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In San José, Nicaraguans march in memory and call for justice

Jacob Spetzler - May 31, 2019

A blue wave of demonstrators dressed in Nicaragua's national colors made its way from the Nicaraguan Embassy to the University of Costa Rica campus on Thursday to…

Remembering La Penca, 35 years later
Crime
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Crime
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Remembering La Penca, 35 years later

The Tico Times - May 31, 2019

May 30, 1984, was a tragic day in Costa Rica's history. Seven people were killed and 21 wounded during a press conference called in La Penca, Nicaragua,…

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…

Costa Rica meets with Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to discuss Nicaragua, Venezuela, indigenous rights
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica meets with Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to discuss Nicaragua, Venezuela, indigenous rights

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 23, 2019

Costa Rica’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Manuel Ventura Robles, met with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) this week in Washington D.C. to discuss several human…

More than 60,000 people flee Nicaragua crisis: UN
Central America
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Central America
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More than 60,000 people flee Nicaragua crisis: UN

AFP - April 16, 2019

More than 60,000 people have fled the crisis in Nicaragua over the past year, the UN said Tuesday, with neighboring Costa Rica bearing the brunt of the…

Applications open for Humanitarian University Grants 2019
Education
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Education
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Applications open for Humanitarian University Grants 2019

William Foxton - April 15, 2019

For the third year running, grants will be awarded to Nicaraguan refugee students to study at the Latin American University for Science and Technology (ULACIT). Applications are…

Ortega regime proposes massacre be investigated by Police, institutions and Porras Commission
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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Ortega regime proposes massacre be investigated by Police, institutions and Porras Commission

LA PRENSA and The Tico Times - April 6, 2019

The proposal of Daniel Ortega's regime on the issue of justice for the victims of repression is to let the official Truth Commission, known as the Porras…

La Prensa: Daniel Ortega imposes repression, misery on Nicaraguans
La Prensa
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La Prensa
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La Prensa: Daniel Ortega imposes repression, misery on Nicaraguans

Mabel Calero / La Prensa - March 27, 2019

Since the sociopolitical crisis in Nicaragua started last year, the regime of Daniel Ortega and Rosario Murillo has been exposed not only for brutally repressing the population,…

Nicaragua govt agrees to prisoner release to restart opposition talks
News
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News
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Nicaragua govt agrees to prisoner release to restart opposition talks

AFP - March 21, 2019

Nicaragua's government agreed on Wednesday to release opposition prisoners within 90 days in order to restart stalled peace talks aimed at ending an 11-month political crisis, a…

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