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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.…

Panama returns to strict quarantine after spike in coronavirus cases
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Panama returns to strict quarantine after spike in coronavirus cases

AFP - June 7, 2020

The Panamanian government announced the return of a quarantine by gender in the capital and in an adjoining province after COVID-19 cases spiked only a week after…

Panamanians protest over lifting of quarantine
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Panamanians protest over lifting of quarantine

AFP - June 4, 2020

Trade unions took to the streets of Panama City on Tuesday in protest at the government's decision to reopen the country's economy, claiming it will lead to…

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…

Panama seeks to bring migrants stranded by COVID-19 to Costa Rica
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Panama seeks to bring migrants stranded by COVID-19 to Costa Rica

AFP - June 1, 2020

Panama intends to transport some 1,900 migrants, who have been stranded in that country due to COVID-19 after crossing the inhospitable Darien jungle, closer to the border…

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
Costa Rica
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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
Costa Rica
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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…

Migrants traveling to U.S., stranded in the Panamanian jungle, now face COVID-19
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Migrants traveling to U.S., stranded in the Panamanian jungle, now face COVID-19

Juan José Rodríguez / AFP - April 20, 2020

More than 1,500 undocumented migrants who were on their way to the United States are stranded due to the coronavirus pandemic in a jungle area of ​​Panama,…