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Where you can vote in Costa Rica today
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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…

Terrorism and Venezuela will be focus for Pompeo in Costa Rica, Latin America
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Costa Rica
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Terrorism and Venezuela will be focus for Pompeo in Costa Rica, Latin America

Alina Dieste / AFP and The Tico Times - January 17, 2020

The fight against terrorism and the crisis in Venezuela will dominate U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s seventh visit to Latin America and the Caribbean, a region…

Teens arrested worldwide, including Costa Rica, as police smash global pedophile ring
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Teens arrested worldwide, including Costa Rica, as police smash global pedophile ring

AFP and The Tico Times - December 10, 2019

Seventeen people, most of them teenage boys, have been arrested in Spain for sharing images of "extremely violent" child pornography on WhatsApp, police said Tuesday following a…

Their future in the United States at stake, ‘Dreamers’ trek to Supreme Court
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Their future in the United States at stake, ‘Dreamers’ trek to Supreme Court

Ariela Navarro / AFP - November 11, 2019

Carolina Fung Feng was resting after the grueling 230-mile walk from New York to Washington for a Supreme Court hearing Tuesday that will determine the fate of…

First case of dengue spread by sex confirmed in Spain
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First case of dengue spread by sex confirmed in Spain

AFP and The Tico Times - November 8, 2019

Spanish health authorities confirmed Friday a case of a man spreading dengue through sex, a world first for a virus which until recently was thought to be…

United States formally starts withdrawal from Paris climate accord
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Climate Change
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United States formally starts withdrawal from Paris climate accord

Shaun Tandon / AFP - November 4, 2019

The United States on Monday formally notified the United Nations that it was withdrawing from the Paris climate accord, making the world's largest economy the sole outlier…

Spain steps in to host COP25 climate summit as Greta asks for a lift
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Climate Change
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Spain steps in to host COP25 climate summit as Greta asks for a lift

Daniel Silva / AFP - November 1, 2019

Spain will host the COP25 climate summit in December, the UN said on Friday, after Chile abandoned plans to hold it due to deadly anti-government protests. Some…

TIAR countries prepare to sanction those close to Maduro
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TIAR countries prepare to sanction those close to Maduro

AFP and The Tico Times - October 30, 2019

Members of the Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance (TIAR) are preparing lists of associates of the government of Nicolás Maduro who may be subject to sanctions, a…

China calls US outrage over Venezuela UN election ‘unjustifiable’
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China calls US outrage over Venezuela UN election ‘unjustifiable’

AFP - October 19, 2019

China on Friday denounced the US for calling Venezuela's entry into the UN Human Rights Council "a tragedy," after the South American country won a seat despite…