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Venezuela’s Maduro cries wolf on CELAC security threats

A Costa Rican security official said that President Nicolás Maduro is safe, despite claims from the Venezuelan leader that a “terrorist group” awaited him at the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States summit in San José on Wednesday.

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

CELAC seems like a step forward in the transformation process taking place in Latin America, José Luis Siguil, a member of Tzuk Kim-Pop – which translates to “Highland Peoples Interwoven” – told The Tico Times.

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

President Luis Guillermo Solís is set to hold bilateral meetings with the leaders of five countries in the Caribbean and South America this week during the third Community of Latin American and Caribbean States in San José, the president confirmed during a press conference Monday.

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

Horacio Alvarado, mayor of Belén, asked for drivers to be patient on Wednesday and Thursday as Traffic Police briefly block roads between Juan Santamaría International Airport and the Centro de Eventos Pedregal for five minutes at a time so that presidential motorcades can pass.

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

This, along with the advancement of science, technology and innovation, as well as the strengthening of education at all levels throughout the region, are issues that CELAC should prioritize over the next five to 10 years, according to the South American official. Costa Rica hosts CELAC'S third summit meeting from Jan. 28-29.

Public works deals should go back to the drawing board, says Solís in meeting with Chinese president

The renegotiations targeted several legacy projects devised by previous National Liberation Party administrations, including former presidents Óscar Arias (1986-1990, 2006-2010) and Laura Chinchilla (2010-2014), including Route 32 and the stalled Moín oil refinery.
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Prolonged Drought and Heatwaves Affect Honduras’ Power Supply

The high temperatures and drought affecting Central America have Honduras facing problems in energy generation, the government acknowledged on Saturday in a radio and...

Inter Miami Secures Dramatic Victory Despite Messi’s Quiet Night

Inter Miami's star-studded lineup, led by the legendary Lionel Messi, continued their impressive unbeaten run with a hard-fought 1-0 victory over DC United. Despite...

Experience Guayabo National Monument Under the Full Moon

The Central Conservation Area (ACC) of the National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC-MINAE) will host a night tour of the Guayabo National Monument on...