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Costa Rica deports 14 Salvadorans suspected of gang membership
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Costa Rica deports 14 Salvadorans suspected of gang membership

AFP - August 31, 2020

Fourteen Salvadorans suspected of being involved in gangs in their country were deported last week from Costa Rica, where they had been detained at a migrant apprehension…

Migrants dreaming of US brave hellish Panamanian jungle odyssey
Central America
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Central America
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Migrants dreaming of US brave hellish Panamanian jungle odyssey

Juan José Rodríguez / AFP - June 3, 2019

Some have died on the way, pregnant women lost their babies and one Haitian was shot in the arm, yet migrants still trek on foot through Panama's…

Migration issues dominate Tuxtla Summit speeches in Costa Rica
Central America
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Central America
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Migration issues dominate Tuxtla Summit speeches in Costa Rica

L. Arias - March 29, 2017

Immigration and environmental issues were some the main topics of discussion among participants in the XVI Summit of the Tuxtla Mechanism, an international summit that ended Wednesday in the Costa…

Presidents Obama, Solís sign historic security donation for Costa Rica
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Presidents Obama, Solís sign historic security donation for Costa Rica

L. Arias - August 22, 2016

Costa Rica President Luis Guillermo Solís, U.S. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joseph Biden announced an unprecedented donation of security equipment for Costa Rica on Monday during…

President Solís to discuss migration, green energy with US Vice President Joe Biden
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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President Solís to discuss migration, green energy with US Vice President Joe Biden

L. Arias - August 18, 2016

President Luis Guillermo Solís will meet next Monday with U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden in Washington D.C. to talk about regional security, irregular migration and renewable energy. Solís…

Costa Rica doubles police presence at Panama border to curb illegal immigration
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica doubles police presence at Panama border to curb illegal immigration

L. Arias - April 1, 2016

Recent apprehensions of large groups of undocumented migrants plus the continued arrival of Cuban citizens just across the border in Panama have prompted Costa Rican authorities to tighten border…

Cubans bound for US inch closer, arrive in Guatemala
Cuban migrants
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Cuban migrants
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Cubans bound for US inch closer, arrive in Guatemala

Marco Sibaja | AFP - January 13, 2016

GUATEMALA CITY -- A group of 180 Cuban migrants took a step closer to their dream of a new life in the United States Wednesday after flying out…