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Nicaraguan government cracks down on doctors, thousands hit the streets

Thousands marched Saturday against President Daniel Ortega's government and his crackdown against doctors who treated injured protestors that Ortega calls terrorists.

Thousands march to back Nicaragua bishops after Ortega attacks

Thousands of Nicaraguans marched through their capital on Saturday in a show of support for the country's bishops whom President Daniel Ortega has accused...

More than 40 doctors fired from hospital in Leon

Authorities from the Oscar Danilo Rosales Argüello Teaching Hospital (HEODRA) in Leon arbitrarily fired around 40 doctors, nurses, lab technicians and other workers this...

It’s been 100 days since Nicaragua’s heroic uprising started

An average of three Nicaraguans have been killed every day due to government oppression since the peaceful resistance started 100 days ago. The numbers vary...

Marchers support traditional family structures

Approximately 50 people attended the event in downtown San José.

PHOTOS: Workers march against tax reform in Costa Rica

A look at the groups who protested in downtown San José on May 1.
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Homelessness in Costa Rica: A Personal Journey of Compassion

Homelessness is a growing worldwide problem and Costa Rica is not immune. In the past 25 years, I have witnessed the homeless population in...

Drug Trafficking Crackdown: Costa Rican Police Nab Mexican Suspect

The Costa Rican Police arrested a Mexican citizen this Friday who is wanted by the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for drug trafficking...

Tragic Death Sparks Debate: Is Hit and Run Legal in Costa Rica?

A woman tragically died after an apparent hit-and-run incident in the 15 de Setiembre neighborhood in Hatillo, San Jose. This was discovered by two...