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Chile ‘at war’ as death toll rises to 11; president extends emergency
Chile
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Chile
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Chile ‘at war’ as death toll rises to 11; president extends emergency

Paulina Abramovich / AFP - October 21, 2019

Chile's death toll has risen to 11, authorities said on Monday, after three days of violent demonstrations and looting that saw President Sebastian Pinera claim the country…

Protests over socioeconomic conditions ravage Chile
Chile
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Chile
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Protests over socioeconomic conditions ravage Chile

Paulina Abramovich / AFP - October 19, 2019

Chileans angry over social and economic woes banged pots and pans Saturday in a noisy but peaceful continuation of violent protests that prompted the government to declare…

Global climate meetings in Costa Rica close with call for further action
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Global climate meetings in Costa Rica close with call for further action

AFP and The Tico Times - October 11, 2019

Government and civil society representatives from across the world called on Thursday in Costa Rica for countries to take more decisive action in the face of global…

Costa Rica hosting global forum to prepare climate change agenda
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Costa Rica hosting global forum to prepare climate change agenda

AFP and The Tico Times - October 7, 2019

Delegates from across the world will gather starting Tuesday in Costa Rica to discuss the global agenda to combat the environmental disaster that climate change represents. Nearly…

Drink wine in Chile, but do it at the Bocanáriz wine bar
Dining & Nightlife
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Dining & Nightlife
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Drink wine in Chile, but do it at the Bocanáriz wine bar

Natalia Díaz - November 22, 2018

I’m scared of drinking wine. Almost everyone I know is scared of drinking wine. It's scary to buy cheap and regret it later. It's even scarier to…

Costa Rica ends cold streak, defeats Chile 3-2 in Rancagua
La Sele
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La Sele
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Costa Rica ends cold streak, defeats Chile 3-2 in Rancagua

AFP and Tico Times - November 17, 2018

Costa Rica defeated Chile 3-2 this Friday in a friendly match in Rancagua, Chile. The game showed Costa Rica’s resolve and the worst side of the two-time…

Chile, Costa Rica join forces on environmental issues, gender equality
Foreign Policy
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Foreign Policy
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Chile, Costa Rica join forces on environmental issues, gender equality

The Tico Times - July 10, 2018

Chilean President Sebastian Piñera, left, and Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado sign bilateral agreements at Casa Presidencial in San José on July 9, 2018. The agreements included…

Tico Times freelancer sells photos to finance fellowship
Giving Back
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Giving Back
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Tico Times freelancer sells photos to finance fellowship

The Tico Times - May 28, 2018

One of The Tico Times' freelance contributors, photographer Iva Alvarado, is selling prints of her work to finance a fellowship in Chile. She was selected by Balloon Latam,…

2018: A big year for Latin American elections
Latin America
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Latin America
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2018: A big year for Latin American elections

by Tupac Pointu/AFP - December 29, 2017

MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY – Next year will be a big election year for Latin America, a region where democracy in many countries is only decades young, and where…

Billionaire Piñera to return as Chile’s president
Chile
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Chile
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Billionaire Piñera to return as Chile’s president

Paulina Abramovich / AFP - December 18, 2017

Electoral authorities said the 68-year-old conservative, who previously led the South American nation from 2010-2014, won 54 percent of the vote, nearly eight points above his leftist rival Alejandro Guillier.

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