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Nicaragua govt agrees to prisoner release to restart opposition talks
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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…

Brazil’s Lula stays in prison as top judges tussle over release
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Brazil’s Lula stays in prison as top judges tussle over release

Jordi Miro / AFP - December 19, 2018

Brazil's leftist former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva remained in prison Wednesday as two supreme court judges issued competing orders over whether he should be released…

30 protesters released from prison in Nicaragua
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30 protesters released from prison in Nicaragua

AFP / The Tico Times - October 17, 2018

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega freed 30 political opponents on Monday, an action greeted with relief by human rights organizations. They say that they still have not forgotten…

Release of prisoners in Costa Rica angers politicians, tourism industry
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Release of prisoners in Costa Rica angers politicians, tourism industry

Michael Krumholtz - May 4, 2016

A recent court ruling ordering the gradual release of nearly 400 prisoners from Gerardo Rodríguez penitentiary in Alajuela has been met with criticism from some lawmakers, officials…

Costa Rica’s Eduardo Li to request release on bail from US prison
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Costa Rica’s Eduardo Li to request release on bail from US prison

AFP - February 3, 2016

Eduardo Li, the ex-president of the Costa Rican Football Federation (FEDEFUTBOL) accused of corruption in connection with the ongoing FIFA scandal, will request to be released on bail…

Costa Rica’s Supreme Court orders release of Nicaraguan unjustly imprisoned for 17 months
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Costa Rica’s Supreme Court orders release of Nicaraguan unjustly imprisoned for 17 months

L. Arias - March 3, 2015

The Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court, or Sala IV, on Tuesday unanimously voted in favor of an habeas corpus filed by a man who was wrongly imprisoned…

Alleged drug kingpin could be released this month from low-security Costa Rica prison after serving less than half of his sentence
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Alleged drug kingpin could be released this month from low-security Costa Rica prison after serving less than half of his sentence

David Boddiger - May 6, 2014

In June 2011, Costa Rica’s public security minister, Mario Zamora, announced with fanfare the arrest of Alexander Leudo Nieves, a Colombian man naturalized as a Costa Rican…

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Costa Rican cops nab another inmate released early from prison last week

L. Arias - October 31, 2013

Another inmate released early last week due to overcrowding at San Sebastián Preventive Prison, south of the capital, was sent back to jail on Wednesday after being…

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U.S. man to be released from Nicaraguan prison after nearly two years

AFP - September 13, 2012

MANAGUA - The lawyer for a U.S. citizen jailed for nearly two years on money-laundering and drug charges in Nicaragua confirmed Wednesday that his client will be…

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Costa Rican doctor accused of abusing minors released from prison, reopens medical clinic

Karla Arias Alvarado and David Boddiger - January 3, 2012

An international arrest warrant and fresh charges of sexual abuse against a minor were not enough to keep Dr. German Enrique Moreno in jail. Costa Rican authorities…

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