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Costa Rica repatriates nine Ticos from Venezuela
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Costa Rica repatriates nine Ticos from Venezuela

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 31, 2019

Wednesday morning, nine Ticos who had been living in Venezuela returned to Costa Rica after a months-long repatriation effort from Costa Rica's Immigration Administration and Foreign Ministry.…

Disenchantment grows in Venezuela six months after Guaidó proclaimed himself president
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News
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Disenchantment grows in Venezuela six months after Guaidó proclaimed himself president

Alexander Martinez / AFP and The Tico Times - July 24, 2019

Like millions, Eskeira turned her confidence in Juan Guaidó when he declared himself president of Venezuela. Six months after that oath, she carries the weight of disenchantment,…

USNS Comfort mission to arrive in Costa Rica this weekend
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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USNS Comfort mission to arrive in Costa Rica this weekend

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 16, 2019

Costa Rica will receive this weekend the USNS Comfort, a United States Navy hospital ship, as part of the vessel's five-month medical mission. The USNS Comfort will…

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…

Central America, US discuss strengthening borders to contain undocumented immigration
Central America
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Central America
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Central America, US discuss strengthening borders to contain undocumented immigration

AFP and The Tico Times - June 27, 2019

Authorities from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador discussed this week with the interim Secretary of National Security of the United States, Kevin McAleenan, actions to contain the…

From Río San Juan to San José: A Nicaraguan refugee in Costa Rica tells his story (Part 2)
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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From Río San Juan to San José: A Nicaraguan refugee in Costa Rica tells his story (Part 2)

Jacob Spetzler - June 22, 2019

Nelson Jesus Zeas Paz, 25, is one of the 55,000 Nicaraguan refugees and exiles who have fled to Costa Rica.  In Part 1 of this story, he…

From Río San Juan to San José: A Nicaraguan refugee in Costa Rica tells his story
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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From Río San Juan to San José: A Nicaraguan refugee in Costa Rica tells his story

Jacob Spetzler - June 20, 2019

Nelson Jesus Zeas Paz was late, a consequence of the infamous San José traffic. When he arrived, he walked quickly toward the patio section of the cafe…

Costa Rica recognizes ‘sacrifice and dignity’ of freed journalist Lucía Pineda Ubáu
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica recognizes ‘sacrifice and dignity’ of freed journalist Lucía Pineda Ubáu

Martha Vásquez Larios / La Prensa - June 17, 2019

The Foreign Minister of Costa Rica, Manuel Ventura Robles, acknowledged the work and sacrifice of journalist Lucía Pineda Ubáu, who spent 172 days illegally and unjustly imprisoned…

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