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Nicaraguan migrants prevented from entering their country due to health measures
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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
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
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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 proposes pilot plan to streamline borders during crisis
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica proposes pilot plan to streamline borders during crisis

AFP and The Tico Times - May 22, 2020

Costa Rica on Thursday proposed to Central American governments a pilot plan to streamline the transit of goods across borders, a situation that has been complicated by…

Costa Rica restricts truck entry at border to contain pandemic
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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 enters into free-trade agreement with South Korea
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Costa Rica enters into free-trade agreement with South Korea

AFP and The Tico Times - March 19, 2019

President Carlos Alvarado signed on Monday a law in Costa Rica that puts into effect the Central American free trade agreement (FTA) with South Korea, the government…

Poet Ernesto Cardenal on Gran Canal project: ‘We should denounce to the world what is happening in Nicaragua’
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Poet Ernesto Cardenal on Gran Canal project: ‘We should denounce to the world what is happening in Nicaragua’

AFP - November 2, 2014

Recommended: Nicaragua canal survey off to rocky start marked by fear and mistrust MANAGUA, Nicaragua – Nicaraguan writer and Catholic priest Ernesto Cardenal this weekend blasted plans…

Panama Canal widening should be finished in early 2016 after $400 million boost
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A man a plan a canal panama
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Panama Canal widening should be finished in early 2016 after $400 million boost

AFP - September 15, 2014

PANAMA CITY – A widened Panama Canal will be open for business in 2016 after a $400 million cash injection to help complete the long-delayed project was…

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Banana giant Chiquita rejects Brazilian takeover bid

AFP - August 14, 2014

NEW YORK – Banana giant Chiquita rejected Thursday the takeover bid by Brazil's Cutrale and Safra groups, calling their offer "inadequate" and sticking to its plan to…