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Remembering La Penca, 36 years later
Crime
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Crime
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Remembering La Penca, 36 years later

The Tico Times - May 30, 2020

May 30, 1984, was a tragic day in Costa Rica's history. Seven people were killed and 21 wounded during a press conference called in La Penca, Nicaragua,…

‘We’re still in it,’ US House leader says at UN climate meet
Global
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‘We’re still in it,’ US House leader says at UN climate meet

AFP - December 2, 2019

US Congressional leader Nancy Pelosi told a UN climate conference Monday that the world could still count on the United States in the fight against global warming…

Costa Rica celebrates Cultures Day
Global
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Global
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Costa Rica celebrates Cultures Day

Jill Replogle - October 12, 2019

Happy Día de las Culturas (Cultures Day), which is celebrated today in Costa Rica! Known elsewhere as Columbus Day, Día de la Raza (Race Day, loosely translated), Indigenous…

Remembering La Penca, 35 years later
Crime
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Crime
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Remembering La Penca, 35 years later

The Tico Times - May 31, 2019

May 30, 1984, was a tragic day in Costa Rica's history. Seven people were killed and 21 wounded during a press conference called in La Penca, Nicaragua,…

Epsy Campbell asks the United Nations to intervene in Nicaragua
Latin America
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Latin America
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Epsy Campbell asks the United Nations to intervene in Nicaragua

AFP and The Tico Times - September 29, 2018

Vice President Epsy Campbell, said Thursday at the U.N. that the situation in Nicaragua is “not sustainable,” and called on the international community to help solve the…

The Tico Times Dispatch: What’s in Costa Rica’s tax-reform bill?
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News
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The Tico Times Dispatch: What’s in Costa Rica’s tax-reform bill?

The Tico Times - September 28, 2018

The streets of Costa Rica have been bogged down by protests since Sept. 10, when public-sector unions called for a general strike to oppose a proposed tax-reform…

Madelaine Caracas: the fierce Nicaraguan artist who stood up to Daniel Ortega
Daniel Ortega
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Daniel Ortega
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Madelaine Caracas: the fierce Nicaraguan artist who stood up to Daniel Ortega

Yamlek Mojica Loáisiga / Semanario Universidad - September 27, 2018

Madelaine Jeresulem Caracas immortalized her roar at the beginning of the national dialogue aimed at solving the crisis in Nicaragua. After Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega claimed that…

Cats march through streets, rats scared, milk supply runs low
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Cats march through streets, rats scared, milk supply runs low

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 26, 2018

San José — In a display of the movement’s continued momentum, tens of thousands of protesters once again shut down streets throughout Costa Rica’s capital Wednesday. A…

Nicole Arrea, the Costa Rican high school student who helped draft a law to reduce food waste
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Nicole Arrea, the Costa Rican high school student who helped draft a law to reduce food waste

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 25, 2018

San Miguel de Santo Domingo — In Latin America and the Caribbean, nearly 40 million people suffer from undernourishment, according to data from the Food and Agriculture…

How to vote in the 2018 midterm elections from Costa Rica
Politics
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Politics
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How to vote in the 2018 midterm elections from Costa Rica

The Tico Times - September 20, 2018

The 2018 midterm elections in the United States are right around the corner. Hundreds of state and congressional seats are up for grabs Nov. 6 and even…