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Mexico opens border to women and children from migrant caravan
Honduras
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Honduras
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Mexico opens border to women and children from migrant caravan

AFP - October 20, 2018

Mexican authorities on Saturday allowed dozens of women and children from the Honduran migrant caravan to pass into its territory, the country's ambassador to Guatemala said. Luis…

Ticos show support for Hondurans as Tegucigalpa returns to normal
Central America
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Central America
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Ticos show support for Hondurans as Tegucigalpa returns to normal

AFP - December 21, 2017

People gathered in the Costa Rican capital Wednesday to demonstrate their solidarity with the people of Honduras following their disputed Nov. 26 presidential election. "Honduras deserves support…

Honduran opposition protesters take to the streets
Central America
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Central America
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Honduran opposition protesters take to the streets

Noe Leiva / AFP - December 15, 2017

Supporters of the leftist opposition in Honduras blocked streets in various cities around that country on Friday, despite political repression, to celebrate the "victory" of their candidate,…

Honduras concludes voter recount, no winner declared
Central America
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Central America
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Honduras concludes voter recount, no winner declared

AFP - December 4, 2017

Honduran electoral authorities concluded a recount early Monday, more than a week after a bitterly contested presidential election, that put President Juan Orlando Hernández in the lead.…

UPDATED: Tropical storm causes deaths, flooding in Costa Rica and region
Caribbean
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Caribbean
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UPDATED: Tropical storm causes deaths, flooding in Costa Rica and region

The Tico Times and AFP - October 5, 2017

See photos and video from around the country. A tropical storm churning north through Central America killed at least eight people in Costa Rica Thursday, with approximately…

VIDEO: New Costa Rican documentary explains forced Central American migration
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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VIDEO: New Costa Rican documentary explains forced Central American migration

Elizabeth Lang - April 4, 2017

Waves of Central American migration toward the United States have been increasing during the past decade, but the root causes are often misunderstood. To tell the untold stories…

Refugee program for Central Americans ‘still on the drawing board’: US official
Central America
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Central America
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Refugee program for Central Americans ‘still on the drawing board’: US official

Jill Replogle - July 11, 2016

Six months after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced plans to expand options for Central Americans fleeing violence and persecution in their home countries, those plans…

Conservation
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Environmental leader killed in Honduras

AFP - July 7, 2016

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras -- A Honduran environmentalist campaigning against a dam project in indigenous lands was killed with a machete blow to the head, her organization said Thursday. Lesbia Yaneth…

Nearly 150,000 Central Americans expected to seek asylum this year
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Nearly 150,000 Central Americans expected to seek asylum this year

Zach Dyer - July 7, 2016

Asylum-seekers are fleeing El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras at a scale never before seen in the region, the United Nations refugee agency said Wednesday. The Office of the…

Daughters of slain Honduran activist want int’l commission to investigate mother’s death
Crime
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Crime
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Daughters of slain Honduran activist want int’l commission to investigate mother’s death

Zach Dyer - June 30, 2016

The daughters of slain Honduran environmental and indigenous rights activist Berta Cáceres were in Costa Rica last week to speak at the University of Costa Rica about…

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