Costa Rica refugees
According to official data, there are currently 87,190 asylum seekers in Costa Rica, of which 80% are Nicaraguans and 7% Venezuelans.
There are currently more than 87,000 applications for refuge in Costa Rica, of which 80% are from Nicaraguans and 7% are from Venezuelans, according to government data.
The UN urged countries Tuesday to take joint responsibility for caring for surging numbers of displaced people, while wealthy nations faced criticism for not shouldering their "fair share" of the burden.
Some 55,000 Nicaraguans have requested refugee status in Costa Rica, and most cases have not been resolved.
Costa Rica asked international organizations for help in dealing with the growing crisis.