• CURRENT COSTA RICA COVID TOTALS

    Confirmed 183,242, Deaths 2,401, Recovered 140,573

  • CURRENT COSTA RICA COVID TOTALS

    Confirmed 183,242, Deaths 2,401, Recovered 140,573

Cuban migrants storm Costa Rica-Panama border demanding to pass
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Costa Rica
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Cuban migrants storm Costa Rica-Panama border demanding to pass

The Tico Times - April 13, 2016

More than 1,000 mostly Cuban migrants blocked traffic and forcibly crossed the border into Costa Rica Wednesday morning, demanding that Costa Rica and Nicaragua let them pass through…

First Cuban airlift direct to Mexico takes off amid controversy over airfare
Cuban migrants
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Cuban migrants
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First Cuban airlift direct to Mexico takes off amid controversy over airfare

The Tico Times - February 10, 2016

As the first direct flights to Mexico of the ongoing Cuban migrant airlift take off Wednesday, the Costa Rican government finds itself on the defensive amid rumors…

Why some Cuban migrants aren’t trying their chances with smugglers
Cuban migrants
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Cuban migrants
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Why some Cuban migrants aren’t trying their chances with smugglers

The Tico Times - February 1, 2016

SAN RAMÓN, Alajuela — After the first successful airlift of Cubans out of Costa Rica on Jan. 12, a path to the U.S. for the stranded migrants…

Cuban migrant airlift set to continue but could take months
Cuban migrants
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Cuban migrants
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Cuban migrant airlift set to continue but could take months

The Tico Times - January 21, 2016

The Cuban airlift out of Costa Rica is set to continue next week after regional leaders came to an agreement on a tentative schedule Wednesday afternoon, according…

First group of weary Cubans reaches US after long trek, long pause in Costa Rica
Cuban migrants
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Cuban migrants
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First group of weary Cubans reaches US after long trek, long pause in Costa Rica

AFP - January 15, 2016

MIAMI, Florida -- The first trickle of a group of thousands of Cubans trying to reach the United States crossed the Mexican border into Texas Friday, ending a…

Costa Rica declares ‘success’ after first airlift of Cuban migrants
Cuban migrants
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Cuban migrants
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Costa Rica declares ‘success’ after first airlift of Cuban migrants

The Tico Times - January 14, 2016

The first group of Cuban migrants flown out of Costa Rica reached the border with Mexico Wednesday afternoon, marking the first successful airlift of the migrants after spending…

Cubans bound for US inch closer, arrive in Guatemala
Cuban migrants
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Cuban migrants
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Cubans bound for US inch closer, arrive in Guatemala

Marco Sibaja | AFP - January 13, 2016

GUATEMALA CITY -- A group of 180 Cuban migrants took a step closer to their dream of a new life in the United States Wednesday after flying out…

Stranded Cuban migrants say goodbye to Costa Rica as airlift begins
Cuban migrants
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Cuban migrants
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Stranded Cuban migrants say goodbye to Costa Rica as airlift begins

The Tico Times - January 13, 2016

Cheers and clapping erupted at a shelter in La Cruz, Guanacaste, as the names of the first Cuban migrants to leave Costa Rica in months crackled out…

After Central America slog, Cubans can expect US welcome
Cuban migrants
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Cuban migrants
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After Central America slog, Cubans can expect US welcome

AFP - January 12, 2016

The first 180 Cuban migrants, of nearly 8,000 stranded in Costa Rica, were set to fly Tuesday to El Salvador to continue an arduous journey through Central…

Cuban migrant airlift from Costa Rica starts Jan. 12
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Crime
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Cuban migrant airlift from Costa Rica starts Jan. 12

The Tico Times - January 7, 2016

Next Tuesday is a day many Cuban migrants in Costa Rica have been waiting for ever since they left the island to try to reach the United…