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Costa Rican ex-President Óscar Arias hospitalized for pacemaker adjustment
Latin America
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Latin America
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Costa Rican ex-President Óscar Arias hospitalized for pacemaker adjustment

L. Arias - November 24, 2014

UPDATE, Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, 5:34 p.m.: Óscar Arias was discharged from the hospital at 3:30 p.m. on Monday. “Dr. Oscar Arias was discharged in excellent condition,"…

Guatemalan police ordered to remove Spanish Embassy protesters ‘dead or alive,’ witness testifies
Crime
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Crime
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Guatemalan police ordered to remove Spanish Embassy protesters ‘dead or alive,’ witness testifies

AFP - October 2, 2014

GUATEMALA CITY – In a second day of trial on Thursday, witnesses told the harrowing details of a Jan. 31, 1980 massacre by Guatemalan police that killed 37 people in…

PHOTOS: Esquipulas II – 5 presidents who came together to choose their own path
Central America
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Central America
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PHOTOS: Esquipulas II – 5 presidents who came together to choose their own path

Norman Stockwell - August 7, 2014

On Aug. 7, 1987, five Central American presidents signed a peace accord known as Esquipulas II, named after the city in Guatemala where the first round of…

Remembering La Penca, 30 years later
Crime
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Crime
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Remembering La Penca, 30 years later

The Tico Times - May 31, 2014

On the 30th anniversary of the La Penca bombing, The Tico Times has compiled a series of stories as told by victims, journalists, investigators and others affected…

Costa Rican ex-president, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Óscar Arias ondergoes foot surgery
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Health
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Costa Rican ex-president, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Óscar Arias ondergoes foot surgery

L. Arias - May 26, 2014

Costa Rica’s former President Óscar Arias Sánchez (1986-1990, 2006-2010) on Sunday underwent surgery on his right foot due to a ruptured tendon. The procedure was performed at…