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NGOs and others denounce repressive wave against Ortega adversaries in Nicaragua
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NGOs and others denounce repressive wave against Ortega adversaries in Nicaragua

AFP and The Tico Times - September 14, 2019

Nicaragua is experiencing a repressive wave with extrajudicial executions and actions to intimidate the opponents of the government of the socialist Daniel Ortega, activists and opposition leaders…

Pic of the Day: Alvarado and new Panamanian president Laurentino Cortizo
Panama
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Panama
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Pic of the Day: Alvarado and new Panamanian president Laurentino Cortizo

The Tico Times - August 31, 2019

President Carlos Alvarado is in Panama, where he met with the country's new president, Laurentino Cortizo. The two leaders agreed to work together on migration, security and…

Costa Rica assisting Honduras in fight against dengue
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica assisting Honduras in fight against dengue

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 30, 2019

Responding to a call for international collaboration, Costa Rica's Health Ministry is helping Honduras as it faces a deadly outbreak of dengue fever. Costa Rica donated insecticides…

Experts accuse Nicaragua of ‘cover-up’ after military incursion into Costa Rica
Central America
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Central America
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Experts accuse Nicaragua of ‘cover-up’ after military incursion into Costa Rica

Leonor Álvarez / La Prensa - August 29, 2019

The Tico Times partners with La Prensa to translate their stories and amplify them to our English-speaking readers who want to stay informed.  *** Critics are accusing…

Costa Rica issues ‘strong and resounding’ protest against Nicaraguan military incursion
Central America
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Central America
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Costa Rica issues ‘strong and resounding’ protest against Nicaraguan military incursion

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 27, 2019

The Government of Costa Rica on Tuesday issued a "most energetic and resounding protest" after six uniformed Nicaraguan military pursued and killed a civilian in Costa Rican…

Costa Rica sends forces to Nicaraguan border after apparent military incursion
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica sends forces to Nicaraguan border after apparent military incursion

AFP and The Tico Times - August 27, 2019

Costa Rica placed personnel from its National Police near the border with Nicaragua following reports of a raid by that country's military that killed one person, Public…

Costa Rica, Nicaragua tensions flare over death near border
Central America
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Central America
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Costa Rica, Nicaragua tensions flare over death near border

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 20, 2019

The governments of Costa Rica and Nicaragua are engaged in a diplomatic spat following the Aug. 12 death of Henry Ruiz López in northern Costa Rica. The…

Central American countries raise alert about banana wilt
Central America
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Central America
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Central American countries raise alert about banana wilt

AFP and The Tico Times - July 14, 2019

The International Regional Organization for Agricultural Health (Oirsa) issued an alert on Sunday to prevent the advance of the destructive wilt disease in banana plantations across Central…

Faster path to 2022 World Cup for Costa Rica, United States
Central America
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Central America
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Faster path to 2022 World Cup for Costa Rica, United States

The Tico Times - July 11, 2019

New-look North American qualifiers for the FIFA Men's World Cup in 2022 will retain a six-team hexagonal round-robin showdown in the final round while revamping the path…

Costa Rican-Nicaraguan journalist wins international award for courage
Central America
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Central America
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Costa Rican-Nicaraguan journalist wins international award for courage

AFP and The Tico Times - July 10, 2019

Nicaraguan journalist Lucía Pineda, who spent almost six months in prison for her criticisms of the government of Daniel Ortega, has won the International Courage in Journalism…

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