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Mexican president to talk trade with Trump as virus rages
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Latin America
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Mexican president to talk trade with Trump as virus rages

Jean ARCE / AFP - July 7, 2020

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador heads to Washington on Wednesday to talk trade with Donald Trump, against the backdrop of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and the…

$4 trillion fund holders tell Brazil to halt deforestation
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Latin America
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$4 trillion fund holders tell Brazil to halt deforestation

Patrick GALEY / AFP - June 23, 2020

Investment funds managing close to $4 trillion in assets called on Brazil Tuesday to halt deforestation of the Amazon in an open letter warning that biodiversity loss…

US travel industry to see 40% drop in spending, study says
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Business
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US travel industry to see 40% drop in spending, study says

AFP - June 19, 2020

Domestic US travel spending is expected to collapse this year amid the coronavirus pandemic, suffering a 40 percent decline compared to 2019, while international spending will plunge…

Saprissa routs Cartaginés, Alajuelense beats Herediano in first leg of Costa Rica playoffs
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Costa Rica
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Saprissa routs Cartaginés, Alajuelense beats Herediano in first leg of Costa Rica playoffs

AFP and The Tico Times - June 15, 2020

Saprissa dealt a decisive blow against Cartaginés with a 4-0 victory on Sunday in the first leg of the semifinals of the Clausura Championship of Costa Rica.…

Cartaginés and Guadalupe battle for last spot in Costa Rica soccer semifinals
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Cartaginés and Guadalupe battle for last spot in Costa Rica soccer semifinals

The Tico Times - June 9, 2020

Cartaginés, mainstays of the first division of Costa Rican soccer, and the modest Guadalupe, founded three years ago, will decide the last ticket to the semifinals of…

Nicaraguan doctors criticize government secrecy about pandemic
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Nicaraguan doctors criticize government secrecy about pandemic

AFP and The Tico Times - June 8, 2020

Nicaraguan medical associations criticized the "unfair secrecy policy" from the Daniel Ortega government in the midst of the country's "biggest health crisis" due to the COVID-19 pandemic.…

Surge in Latin America as global coronavirus toll passes 400,000
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Global
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Surge in Latin America as global coronavirus toll passes 400,000

AFP bureaus - June 8, 2020

Surging fatalities in Latin America helped push the global coronavirus death toll above 400,000 on Sunday, even as Europe emerged from its virus lockdown with infections increasingly…

Brazil virus toll surges to third-highest in world
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Costa Rica
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Brazil virus toll surges to third-highest in world

Joshua Berger / AFP - June 5, 2020

Brazil's death toll from the new coronavirus surpassed Italy's to become the third-highest in the world, as Europe emerged from punishing lockdowns and the EU pressed for…

Latin America the new epicenter as pandemic causes international division
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Costa Rica
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Latin America the new epicenter as pandemic causes international division

Valeria PACHECO and Mariano ANDRADE / AFP - May 31, 2020

The famous Temple Mount in Jerusalem reopened its doors Sunday in another example of the slow return to normality in the world. But that return is very…

Costa Rica tries to preserve ‘fragile achievement’ in fight against the pandemic
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica tries to preserve ‘fragile achievement’ in fight against the pandemic

Marco SIBAJA / AFP - May 23, 2020

Costa Rica did not adopt mandatory quarantines or drastic restrictions on the mobility of its population, but its fight against the new coronavirus has been highlighted as…