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Eight dead in car bomb attack at Colombian police school
Colombia
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Colombia
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Eight dead in car bomb attack at Colombian police school

AFP - January 17, 2019

A car bomb attack on a police cadet training school in the Colombian capital Bogota left at least eight people dead and 10 injured on Thursday, the…

Colombian police bust child sex network run by Israelis
Colombia
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Colombia
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Colombian police bust child sex network run by Israelis

AFP - December 11, 2018

Colombian police have arrested six Israelis on charges of running a sex tourism operation that exploited underage girls, prosecutors said. After a two-year investigation, Prosecutor General Nestor…

UN rapporteur slams killings of Colombian rights defenders
Colombia
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Colombia
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UN rapporteur slams killings of Colombian rights defenders

Alexander Villegas - December 4, 2018

A UN official called on the Colombian government to step up measures to protect human rights defenders following an upsurge in the number murdered since the signing…

La Sele continues to struggle, falls to Colombia, 3-1
La Sele
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La Sele
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La Sele continues to struggle, falls to Colombia, 3-1

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 17, 2018

One of La Sele’s shining moments happened right there, at the Red Bull Arena, a little over a year ago. Those 13 months seemed like a distant…

Colombia’s Duque takes office with full agenda of thorny issues
Colombia
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Colombia
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Colombia’s Duque takes office with full agenda of thorny issues

AFP / Hector Velasco and Rodrigo Almonacid - August 7, 2018

Colombia's new President Ivan Duque has his work cut out for him as he takes office Tuesday amid heightened tensions with neighboring Venezuela and the lingering difficulties…

Ticos in the 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games
2018 Central American and Caribbean Games
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2018 Central American and Caribbean Games
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Ticos in the 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games

AFP and Tico Times - July 26, 2018

Ticos aren't just popping up in the World Cup in Russia or the Tour de France, a small platoon of them have been competing in the 2018 Central…

Men’s sub-21 soccer team face Honduras in must-win match today, women sweep group stage
2018 Central American and Caribbean Games
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2018 Central American and Caribbean Games
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Men’s sub-21 soccer team face Honduras in must-win match today, women sweep group stage

Alexander Villegas - July 24, 2018

Costa Rica’s sub-21 men’s soccer team faces Honduras at 3 p.m. today in a must-win game to advance to the knockout stage of the 2018 Central American…

Costa Rica dismantles international drug trafficking ring
Drug trafficking
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Drug trafficking
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Costa Rica dismantles international drug trafficking ring

AFP - May 24, 2018

Costa Rican authorities dismantled an international cocaine trafficking ring that used fishing boats on the country's southern Pacific coast. The successful operation was supported by the governments…

Trump cancels Latin America trip, cites Syria concerns
Latin America
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Latin America
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Trump cancels Latin America trip, cites Syria concerns

AFP - April 10, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that he had cancelled his first visit to Latin America to focus on the unfolding situation in Syria. Trump…

U.S. woman to be deported after living in airport in Colombia
Colombia
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Colombia
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U.S. woman to be deported after living in airport in Colombia

AFP and The Tico Times - January 5, 2017

Sure, holiday lines at Juan Santamaría International Airport might make it feel like you're living at the airport occasionally – but can you imagine really taking up…

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