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US says Ortega has become Somoza, the ‘dictator’ he opposed
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US says Ortega has become Somoza, the ‘dictator’ he opposed

AFP - September 16, 2020

The United States on Tuesday accused Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega of becoming Anastasio Somoza, "the dictator he fought against" decades ago, by condemning what it defined as…

Nicaraguans stranded on the border with Costa Rica manage to enter their country
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Nicaraguans stranded on the border with Costa Rica manage to enter their country

AFP - August 3, 2020

More than 100 Nicaraguans who were stranded for more than two weeks on the border with Costa Rica were able to return to their country Sunday. Permission…

Nicaraguans stranded on the border with Costa Rica will receive free COVID tests
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Costa Rica
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Nicaraguans stranded on the border with Costa Rica will receive free COVID tests

AFP - July 31, 2020

Civil organizations and private companies in Costa Rica will arrange free coronavirus testing for the hundreds of Nicaraguans stranded on the border between the two countries, an…

International groups ask for return of Nicaraguans stranded at border
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International groups ask for return of Nicaraguans stranded at border

AFP - July 30, 2020

Political and humanitarian organizations on Wednesday advocated for aiding hundreds of Nicaraguans stranded at the border with Costa Rica and helping them enter their country. The Nicaraguan…

Nicaraguan migrants prevented from entering their country due to health measures
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Nicaraguan migrants prevented from entering their country due to health measures

AFP and The Tico Times - July 24, 2020

Nicaraguan authorities prevented the entry of more than 500 of their own citizens, leaving them stranded on the border with Costa Rica, human rights organizations reported Thursday.…

Authorities inspect 49 agriculture companies in Northern Zone, close 9
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Authorities inspect 49 agriculture companies in Northern Zone, close 9

AFP and The Tico Times - June 18, 2020

The Public Security Ministry (MSP) closed eight agriculture companies in Costa Rica's Northern Zone after inspections determined they were operating without the necessary health permits. A ninth…

Costa Rica tightens controls in the agricultural sector due to coronavirus
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Costa Rica tightens controls in the agricultural sector due to coronavirus

AFP and The Tico Times - June 11, 2020

Costa Rican authorities announced Wednesday a "health intervention" for agricultural companies and food packers, especially near the border area with Nicaragua, in order to control the COVID-19…

Costa Rica and Nicaragua restore border crossing to cargo transportation after blockade
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Costa Rica and Nicaragua restore border crossing to cargo transportation after blockade

AFP and The Tico Times - June 2, 2020

Costa Rica and Nicaragua announced the reopening of their border to cargo transportation, which had been blocked for almost three weeks by by measures and protests related…

Central American truck drivers caught on the Nicaragua-Costa Rica border due to pandemic
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Central American truck drivers caught on the Nicaragua-Costa Rica border due to pandemic

AFP and The Tico Times - May 29, 2020

Under sun and rain, poorly fed and needing to buy water to drink or bathe, Central American cargo truckers have spent days on the border between Nicaragua…

Health restrictions in Costa Rica cause tension on border with Nicaragua
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Health restrictions in Costa Rica cause tension on border with Nicaragua

AFP and The Tico Times - May 28, 2020

Thousands of Nicaraguan truckers blocked the country's southern border on Wednesday, in retaliation for the health restrictions imposed by Costa Rica on cargo transportation during the coronavirus…