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New vaccine breakthrough lifts global hope against pandemic
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New vaccine breakthrough lifts global hope against pandemic

AFP Bureaus - November 16, 2020

Global hopes of overcoming the coronavirus pandemic were boosted Monday after a second vaccine was found to be nearly 95% effective in a trial, bringing much-needed optimism…

Arrest warrants issued for founders of Panama Papers firm: report
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Arrest warrants issued for founders of Panama Papers firm: report

AFP - October 21, 2020

Germany has issued international arrest warrants for the two founders of the firm at the centre of the tax haven scandal exposed by the Panama Papers data…

Happy Thanksgiving to all our Canadian readers!
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Canada
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Happy Thanksgiving to all our Canadian readers!

The Tico Times - October 12, 2020

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at The Tico Times! Whether you’re celebrating in Costa Rica or in the Great White North, we hope you have a…

U.S. citizens living in Costa Rica: How you can vote in 2020
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Every vote counts
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U.S. citizens living in Costa Rica: How you can vote in 2020

Steve Johnson / Democrats Abroad - September 28, 2020

Americans who are eligible to vote can do so from all over the world no matter how long they have lived abroad and even if they no…

Canada helps protect vulnerable sectors in Central America against pandemic
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Canada helps protect vulnerable sectors in Central America against pandemic

AFP - September 18, 2020

Canada has allocated more than half a million dollars in aid to combat Covid-19 in vulnerable sectors of Nicaragua, Honduras and Costa Rica, in the face of…

U.S. citizens living in Costa Rica can vote in November’s general election
Every vote counts
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Every vote counts
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U.S. citizens living in Costa Rica can vote in November’s general election

The Tico Times - September 16, 2020

The U.S. Embassy in San José can help U.S citizens request an absentee ballot and send it to their election office in the United States U.S. citizens…

Mexican president to talk trade with Trump as virus rages
Latin America
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Latin America
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Mexican president to talk trade with Trump as virus rages

Jean ARCE / AFP - July 7, 2020

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador heads to Washington on Wednesday to talk trade with Donald Trump, against the backdrop of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and the…

U.S. State Department issues global advisory: Reconsider all travel abroad
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U.S. State Department issues global advisory: Reconsider all travel abroad

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 11, 2020

The U.S. State Department on Wednesday night issued a Global Level 3 Health Advisory, asking its citizens to "reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of…

Where you can vote in Costa Rica today
Every vote counts
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Every vote counts
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Where you can vote in Costa Rica today

The Tico Times - March 3, 2020

United States citizens living in Costa Rica can vote in-person as part of the Democratic Party presidential primary starting Tuesday, March 3. Beginning on Super Tuesday and…

Inviting rival to State of the Union, Trump vows to ‘smash’ Venezuela’s Maduro
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Inviting rival to State of the Union, Trump vows to ‘smash’ Venezuela’s Maduro

AFP - February 5, 2020

United States President Donald Trump vowed Tuesday to "smash" the rule of Venezuela’s leftist leader Nicolas Maduro as he welcomed his rival to his annual address before…