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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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Costa Rica
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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.…

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

Costa Rica restricts truck entry at border to contain pandemic
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Costa Rica restricts truck entry at border to contain pandemic

AFP and The Tico Times - May 18, 2020

Costa Rican authorities on Monday began to restrict the entry of cargo trucks through its borders to contain the spread of COVID-19 after 50 carriers tested positive…

Costa Rica issues ‘strong and resounding’ protest against Nicaraguan military incursion
Central America
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Central America
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Costa Rica issues ‘strong and resounding’ protest against Nicaraguan military incursion

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 27, 2019

The Government of Costa Rica on Tuesday issued a "most energetic and resounding protest" after six uniformed Nicaraguan military pursued and killed a civilian in Costa Rican…

With immigration fight, US Homeland Security shutdown nears
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With immigration fight, US Homeland Security shutdown nears

Michael Mathes | AFP - February 23, 2015

A Department of Homeland Security shutdown grew increasingly likely Monday, with lawmakers fighting over funding for the US agency amid a bitter standoff about President Barack Obama's…