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Central America hopes to resume climate agenda with Biden, Costa Rica’s Foreign Minister says
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Central America hopes to resume climate agenda with Biden, Costa Rica’s Foreign Minister says

Marco SIBAJA / AFP - December 15, 2020

Central American countries hope to resume environmental talks in their relations with the United States when Joe Biden takes office, says Costa Rican Foreign Minister Rodolfo Solano.…

El Salvador offers hospital beds to Costa Rican coronavirus patients
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Central America
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El Salvador offers hospital beds to Costa Rican coronavirus patients

AFP - December 10, 2020

The president of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele, offered hospital space to Costa Rica as it faces an upturn in coronavirus cases. "Our brothers in Costa Rica now…

One million Central Americans will have migrated by the end of 2020, says UNHCR
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Costa Rica
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One million Central Americans will have migrated by the end of 2020, says UNHCR

AFP - December 4, 2020

Violence, socio-political instability and environmental crises that have affected the region in recent years will have caused one million Central Americans to have forcibly migrated by the…

Central America asks for help to rebuild in the face of devastating hurricanes
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Central America asks for help to rebuild in the face of devastating hurricanes

AFP - November 16, 2020

Central American presidents on Monday appealed to the financial community and international organizations for resources to support the reconstruction of their respective countries, given the damage caused…

Nicaragua celebrates a joyous festival of horrors in lead-up to Halloween
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Latin America
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Nicaragua celebrates a joyous festival of horrors in lead-up to Halloween

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 26, 2020

Disguised as devils, witches, goblins and terrifying characters from indigenous mythology, thousands of Nicaraguans celebrated with joy and boisterous dances the festival of Los Agüizotes, a tradition…

Peru authorizes flights to the US, Mexico, Costa Rica and seven other countries
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Peru authorizes flights to the US, Mexico, Costa Rica and seven other countries

AFP - October 22, 2020

Starting November 1, Peru will resume international flights to 24 destinations in 10 countries in the Americas, including the United States and Mexico, after a first reopening…

After seven months, Panama reopens air borders for tourists
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Central America
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After seven months, Panama reopens air borders for tourists

AFP - October 13, 2020

Panama on Monday reopened its air borders to the arrival of international flights with tourists after keeping them closed for seven months due to the Covid-19 pandemic.…

Panama airport reopens for international flights and visitors
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Central America
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Panama airport reopens for international flights and visitors

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 12, 2020

Tocumen International Airport in Panama City on Monday reopened for international flights and visitors. According to local newspaper La Prensa, the airport expects to handle on its…

Guatemala rules out new Covid-19 closures in effort to protect economy
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Guatemala
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Guatemala rules out new Covid-19 closures in effort to protect economy

AFP - October 9, 2020

Guatemala on Thursday ruled out applying new closures to contain the coronavirus pandemic given the impact previous ones have had on the economy, said Guatemalan President Alejandro…

Panama plans October 12 reopening for international flights
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Central America
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Panama plans October 12 reopening for international flights

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 2, 2020

Starting October 12, Panama will welcome international tourists from across the world, the government announced via executive order. As of that date, nationals, residents and foreigners who…