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Three Colombians detained in Costa Rica with 1.4 metric tons of cocaine
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Colombia
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Three Colombians detained in Costa Rica with 1.4 metric tons of cocaine

AFP and The Tico Times - October 22, 2019

Costa Rican authorities intercepted a boat with 1,410 kilos of cocaine on Monday and arrested three Colombians who were on board, the government of the Central American…

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The Tico Times - October 21, 2019

Like many other newspapers, The Tico Times used to deliver a paper copy straight to your mailbox. Today, we still print seasonal editions and distribute them across Costa Rica,…

Alajuelense secures spot in final and sets new record in Costa Rican soccer
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Soccer
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Alajuelense secures spot in final and sets new record in Costa Rican soccer

AFP and The Tico Times - October 21, 2019

Liga Deportiva Alajuelense won 2-0 against Santos de Guápiles, securing a place in an eventual final of the 2019 Apertura even if it does not win the…

Chile ‘at war’ as death toll rises to 11; president extends emergency
Chile
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Chile
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Chile ‘at war’ as death toll rises to 11; president extends emergency

Paulina Abramovich / AFP - October 21, 2019

Chile's death toll has risen to 11, authorities said on Monday, after three days of violent demonstrations and looting that saw President Sebastian Pinera claim the country…

Slothy Sunday: Happy International Sloth Day!
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Happy International Sloth Day!

Toucan Rescue Ranch - October 20, 2019

Today, animal lovers, especially sloth lovers, rejoice! It is not only a very Slothy Sunday but also, International Sloth Day. The Toucan Rescue Ranch could not be…

Drunk driver kills three U.S. tourists in car accident in Costa Rica
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Drunk driver kills three U.S. tourists in car accident in Costa Rica

AFP and The Tico Times - October 20, 2019

Three United States tourists and a Costa Rican died when the minibus in which they were traveling collided head-on with a truck, which was being driven by…

China calls US outrage over Venezuela UN election ‘unjustifiable’
News
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News
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China calls US outrage over Venezuela UN election ‘unjustifiable’

AFP - October 19, 2019

China on Friday denounced the US for calling Venezuela's entry into the UN Human Rights Council "a tragedy," after the South American country won a seat despite…

Vanished: 10 years later, still no answers after Michael Dixon disappeared in Costa Rica
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Vanished: 10 years later, still no answers after Michael Dixon disappeared in Costa Rica

Robert Isenberg - October 18, 2019

It has been 10 years since journalist Michael Dixon disappeared in Costa Rica. To remember the anniversary, we're republishing our longform story from October 2014. * * *…

Trump announces that Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras will receive ‘targeted assistance’
Central America
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Central America
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Trump announces that Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras will receive ‘targeted assistance’

AFP and The Tico Times - October 18, 2019

The President of the United States, Donald Trump, said Wednesday that Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras will receive "targeted assistance in the areas of law enforcement and…

Poverty rate remains stable at 21% in Costa Rica, government says
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Poverty rate remains stable at 21% in Costa Rica, government says

AFP and The Tico Times - October 18, 2019

Poverty in Costa Rica remained has stable at 21% over the last year, while extreme poverty had a slight reduction of half a percentage point to 5.8%,…

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