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Costa Rica honors U.S. Ambassador as term ends
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Costa Rica honors U.S. Ambassador as term ends

The Tico Times - January 19, 2021

The Foreign Ministry of Costa Rica this week awarded United States Ambassador Sharon Day at the conclusion of her diplomatic mission. Day received the National Order Juan…

Front pages of major Costa Rican newspapers highlight US violence
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Front pages of major Costa Rican newspapers highlight US violence

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 7, 2021

The front pages of most major Costa Rican news outlets on Thursday highlighted the political violence at the United States Capitol and subsequent certification of President-elect Joe…

Costa Rica issues statement on violence at U.S. Capitol
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Costa Rica issues statement on violence at U.S. Capitol

The Tico Times - January 6, 2021

The Foreign Ministry of Costa Rica on Wednesday afternoon issued a statement in response to the ongoing political violence occurring at the United States Capitol in Washington,…

Mexico’s AMLO expects Biden cooperation on migration
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Guatemala
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Mexico’s AMLO expects Biden cooperation on migration

AFP - December 22, 2020

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday he expects US President-elect Joe Biden to help stem the wave of migration from Central America through investment.…

Maduro strengthens his power in Venezuela after disputed vote
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Maduro strengthens his power in Venezuela after disputed vote

Javier TOVAR and Esteban ROJAS / AFP - December 7, 2020

The president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, regained control of Parliament on Sunday. He declared victory in legislative elections that had been boycotted by almost all the opposition…

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
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…

Nicaragua to impose jail time for spreading what government deems ‘false news’
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Nicaragua to impose jail time for spreading what government deems ‘false news’

Blanca MOREL / AFP - October 28, 2020

The Nicaraguan congress approved on Tuesday a cybercrime law, baptized by the opposition as a "gag" law, which imposes jail time for people and entities that the…