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Costa Rican students, journalist denounce police aggression after protest
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Costa Rican students, journalist denounce police aggression after protest

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 13, 2018

Over the course of 15 years as a journalist, Javier Córdoba says he has never experienced anything like the events of Wednesday evening. As he was reporting…

Uber drivers protest in San José
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Uber drivers protest in San José

AFP - August 30, 2018

Dozens of Uber drivers protested in Costa Rica on Tuesday and blocked traffic demanding the right to work. The protest came in the midst of police operations…

Nicaraguan government cracks down on doctors, thousands hit the streets
Daniel Ortega
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Daniel Ortega
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Nicaraguan government cracks down on doctors, thousands hit the streets

AFP - August 4, 2018

MANAGUA, Nicaragua—Thousands marched Saturday against President Daniel Ortega's government and his crackdown against doctors who treated injured protestors that Ortega calls terrorists. The demonstrators chanted "No more…

Thousands march to back Nicaragua bishops after Ortega attacks
Daniel Ortega
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Daniel Ortega
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Thousands march to back Nicaragua bishops after Ortega attacks

Julia Rios / AFP - July 29, 2018

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 of aiding an…

More than 40 doctors fired from hospital in Leon
La Prensa
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La Prensa
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More than 40 doctors fired from hospital in Leon

Eddy López Hernández / La Prensa - July 27, 2018

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

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

Elizabeth Romero and Martha Vásquez Larios / La Prensa - July 26, 2018

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 depending on…

Marchers support traditional family structures
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Marchers support traditional family structures

AFP and The Tico Times - July 16, 2018

"The family is the base for happiness." "A family in which the parents become completely one in love, is a family of peace." These were among the…

PHOTOS: Workers march against tax reform in Costa Rica
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Photos & Video
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PHOTOS: Workers march against tax reform in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - May 1, 2018

On May 1, International Workers' Day, Avenida Segunda in San José was filled with banners and marchers during the traditional protest held each year in Costa Rica.…

Government condemns graffiti on church walls in Costa Rica
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Government condemns graffiti on church walls in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - March 9, 2018

Following incidents in which graffiti was placed on the Metropolitan Cathedral in downtown San José, the National Museum and a number of area churches, the government released…

PHOTOS: Protesters call for secular state in Costa Rica
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PHOTOS: Protesters call for secular state in Costa Rica

AFP - January 21, 2018

Hundreds of people gathered on Saturday in front of the cathedral in Costa Rica's capital, San José, to demand a secular state, in one of the few…

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