The Tico Times sat down with Communications Minister Mauricio Herrera to talk about how the government is approaching the latest wave of unauthorized immigration, which included more than 1,400 people in May.
Panama reached a deal to transfer nearly 4,000 U.S.-bound Cubans stranded on its territory to Mexico and announced Monday that the country would close its southern border with Colombia to Cubans without visas.
My parents were chemical engineers in Cuba; they met while working in the pharmaceutical industry. I was born on Aug. 14, 1990, a day after Fidel Castro turned 64. Mami extended her labor so I wouldn't share a birthday with our country's revolutionary leader.