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