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Costa Rica’s president criticizes growing military spending in Latin America
Global
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Costa Rica’s president criticizes growing military spending in Latin America

The Tico Times - December 9, 2014

A week after Costa Rica celebrated the 66th anniversary of the abolition of its armed forces, President Luis Guillermo Solís criticized growing arms spending in Latin America…

Costa Rica seeks Nobel Peace Prize for abolishing its army
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Global
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Costa Rica seeks Nobel Peace Prize for abolishing its army

AFP - December 4, 2014

On Monday, the Legislative Assembly passed a motion to nominate Costa Rica and Japan for a Nobel Peace Prize for their decision to abolish their armies as permanent…

Costa Rican veterans reflect 66 years after abolition of army
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Global
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Costa Rican veterans reflect 66 years after abolition of army

The Tico Times - December 1, 2014

Standing before the marigold crenelated National Museum — once the Bellavista Fortress that served as a barracks for Costa Rican troops — President Luis Guillermo Solís celebrated…

‘El Codo del Diablo’ forces viewers to rethink narrative of Costa Rica’s democratic past
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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‘El Codo del Diablo’ forces viewers to rethink narrative of Costa Rica’s democratic past

Fabiola Pomareda - November 30, 2014

The documentary film “El Codo del Diablo” sets out to reveal a hidden history of Costa Rica by revisiting a terrible crime that unfolded in Limón in…

Bolivia’s Morales: The US abolished Costa Rica’s army
Latin America
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Latin America
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Bolivia’s Morales: The US abolished Costa Rica’s army

L. Arias - February 11, 2014

Media outlets throughout Latin America on Tuesday reported on statements by Bolivia’s President Evo Morales, who claimed the United States had abolished Costa Rica's army. In actuality, Costa Rica…

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