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The Tico Times Dispatch: February news roundup

March 2, 2019

It’s a new month, so it’s time to get up to speed. The news this February will have a lasting impact on Costa Rica and Latin America.

Former two-time president and Nobel Peace Prize Winner Oscar Arias was accused of sexual assault. Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro is the biggest challenge to his power yet and the Catholic Church in Costa Rica is facing a sexual abuse and cover-up scandal.

We discuss these stories in detail in this episode of The Tico Times Dispatch:


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