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Costa Rica warns Biden that pandemic, climate change will increase migration
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Costa Rica warns Biden that pandemic, climate change will increase migration

AFP - December 1, 2020

The president of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado, on Monday asked US President-elect Joe Biden to lead multilateral action to face the economic impacts of Covid-19 and climate…

President Alvarado speaks with US President-elect Biden
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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President Alvarado speaks with US President-elect Biden

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 30, 2020

Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado said Monday that he had spoken by telephone with Joe Biden, the US President-elect. In a statement shared via his social-media pages,…

Costa Rica congratulates United States on electoral process
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Costa Rica congratulates United States on electoral process

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 7, 2020

Costa Rican authorities on Saturday congratulated Joe Biden for winning the U.S. Presidential Elections. "Congratulations Joe Biden and Kamala Harris for becoming President-Elect and Vice President-Elect of the…

Joe Biden wins U.S. elections, ending Trump presidency
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Joe Biden wins U.S. elections, ending Trump presidency

Sebastian Smith / AFP - November 7, 2020

Democrat Joe Biden has won the White House, US media said Saturday, defeating Donald Trump and ending a presidency that convulsed American politics, shocked the world and…

U.S. President Donald Trump tests positive for the coronavirus
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Global
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U.S. President Donald Trump tests positive for the coronavirus

Sebastian Smith / AFP - October 1, 2020

President Donald Trump was forced off the campaign trail on Friday after testing positive for Covid-19, in a political bombshell that upends his White House race against…

Message for U.S. Citizens in Costa Rica: Don’t let the elections pass you by
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United States
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Message for U.S. Citizens in Costa Rica: Don’t let the elections pass you by

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 29, 2020

As the U.S. presidential elections approach, we're sharing a message from the U.S. Embassy in San José about how citizens abroad can vote. The 2020 U.S. presidential…

Ceremony honors first responders, victims of September 11 attacks
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Ceremony honors first responders, victims of September 11 attacks

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 11, 2020

The U.S. Embassy on Friday paid tribute to the victims of the September 11 terrorist attacks with a wreath-laying ceremony at Costa Rica's National Academy of Firefighters.…

In virus hotspot Florida, a family mourns — and worries about bills
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News
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In virus hotspot Florida, a family mourns — and worries about bills

Leila MACOR / AFP - August 21, 2020

Until the coronavirus crisis erupted, Germán Amaya worked at the luxury Fontainebleau hotel in Miami. But then he lost his job, and his health insurance -- and…

How to vote in U.S. elections from Costa Rica
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United States
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How to vote in U.S. elections from Costa Rica

The Tico Times - February 3, 2020

As the U.S. presidential race begins in earnest with the Iowa caucuses (and a day after Costa Ricans voted in their own municipal elections), we're sharing the…

Remembering the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks
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United States
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Remembering the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks

The Tico Times - September 11, 2019

Today marks the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks against the United States. Nearly 3,000 people died on that day, and while the tragedy…