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Costa Rica warns Biden that pandemic, climate change will increase migration
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Costa Rica warns Biden that pandemic, climate change will increase migration

AFP - December 1, 2020

The president of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado, on Monday asked US President-elect Joe Biden to lead multilateral action to face the economic impacts of Covid-19 and climate…

President Alvarado speaks with US President-elect Biden
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Costa Rica
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President Alvarado speaks with US President-elect Biden

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 30, 2020

Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado said Monday that he had spoken by telephone with Joe Biden, the US President-elect. In a statement shared via his social-media pages,…

Costa Rica congratulates United States on electoral process
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Costa Rica congratulates United States on electoral process

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 7, 2020

Costa Rican authorities on Saturday congratulated Joe Biden for winning the U.S. Presidential Elections. "Congratulations Joe Biden and Kamala Harris for becoming President-Elect and Vice President-Elect of the…

Joe Biden wins U.S. elections, ending Trump presidency
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Joe Biden wins U.S. elections, ending Trump presidency

Sebastian Smith / AFP - November 7, 2020

Democrat Joe Biden has won the White House, US media said Saturday, defeating Donald Trump and ending a presidency that convulsed American politics, shocked the world and…

Costa Rica’s VP expresses solidarity with Black Lives Matter movement
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Costa Rica’s VP expresses solidarity with Black Lives Matter movement

The Tico Times - June 4, 2020

Costa Rica's First Vice President, Epsy Campbell, this week expressed her solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement in a video shared on her social media pages.…

Costa Rican Legislative Assembly observes minute of silence in memory of George Floyd
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rican Legislative Assembly observes minute of silence in memory of George Floyd

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 1, 2020

The Legislative Assembly of Costa Rica on Monday observed a minute of silence in memory of George Floyd, a black man who was killed by police in…

Returning to Level 1 travel advisory ‘very difficult,’ US tells Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Returning to Level 1 travel advisory ‘very difficult,’ US tells Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 29, 2020

Costa Rican authorities met with the Bureau of Consular Affairs of the State Department last week for an explanation of the U.S. agency's issuing of a Level…

U.S. Secretary of State to visit Costa Rica next week
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Costa Rica
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U.S. Secretary of State to visit Costa Rica next week

AFP and The Tico Times - January 16, 2020

The head of US diplomacy, Mike Pompeo, will travel to Colombia, Costa Rica and Jamaica next week, the State Department said Thursday, in the seventh visit for…

US ‘medical tourists’ seek cheap health care abroad
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Costa Rica
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US ‘medical tourists’ seek cheap health care abroad

Javier Tovar / AFP - October 14, 2019

When Veronica Merrill decided to undergo stomach surgery for weight loss, she found two options: pay $12,000 at home in the United States, or have it done…

Remembering the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks
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United States
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Remembering the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks

The Tico Times - September 11, 2019

Today marks the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks against the United States. Nearly 3,000 people died on that day, and while the tragedy…