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‘Help us’: migrant caravan sees Biden as only hope

Hungry and exhausted after three weeks walking across Mexico in a migrant caravan, Elsa Pineda implored US President Joe Biden to give her daughter...

Surge of migrants attempted US border crossing in June: police

The number of migrants caught by US authorities illegally crossing the Mexico border surged by 4.5 percent in June, despite predictions of a falloff...

US to Central American would-be migrants: ‘Don’t come’

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday used a visit to Costa Rica to urge Central Americans with dreams of making a better...

Presidents Obama, Solís sign historic security donation for Costa Rica

Solís described the aid from the U.S. government as “the biggest assistance granted in the last 30 years” and a reflection of the good relations between the two countries.

Costa Rica detains 27 more undocumented Nepalese migrants

Following the detention last Friday of nine undocumented migrants on the central Pacific coast, Costa Rica's National Police carried out an additional operation Monday in the community of Paso Canoas, along the country's border with Panama. There, police detained 27 additional undocumented migrants, all from Nepal.

Costa Rican police detain 9 undocumented migrants near Jacó, arrest driver

Officers from the National Police Friday morning arrested nine undocumented men and the driver that transported them inside an SUV near the Central Pacific town of Jacó, the Public Security Ministry (MSP) reported.

Obama administration touts migrant smuggler crackdown at US-Mexico border

The United States has arrested 192 suspected migrant smugglers in a crackdown on Mexico's border with Texas in under a month, authorities said Tuesday.

Mexico frees 179 kidnapped Central America migrants

Five people handling the migrants, who were from Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador and Nicaragua, were arrested, an official in the prosecutor's office told AFP.
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