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Costa Rica joins New Zealand and others in unique commercial-climate initiative
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Costa Rica joins New Zealand and others in unique commercial-climate initiative

AFP and The Tico Times - September 30, 2019

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Wednesday a unique commercial-climate initiative that seeks to eliminate tariffs on green technology and end fossil fuel subsidies. The initiative…

Countries of inter-American defense pact open road to sanctions against Venezuela
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Countries of inter-American defense pact open road to sanctions against Venezuela

Ariela Navarro / AFP and The Tico Times - September 25, 2019

The countries that make up the TIAR inter-American defense pact decided Monday to activate the treaty and act collectively in order to sanction senior government officials of the…

After immigration agreement with Guatemala, U.S. provides conflicting information on whether it seeks deal with Costa Rica
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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After immigration agreement with Guatemala, U.S. provides conflicting information on whether it seeks deal with Costa Rica

AFP and The Tico Times - August 7, 2019

The United States's Acting National Security Secretary, Kevin McAleenan, said last week the country will seek migratory agreements with Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras and Panama to…

Chile, Costa Rica join forces on environmental issues, gender equality
Foreign Policy
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Foreign Policy
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Chile, Costa Rica join forces on environmental issues, gender equality

The Tico Times - July 10, 2018

Chilean President Sebastian Piñera, left, and Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado sign bilateral agreements at Casa Presidencial in San José on July 9, 2018. The agreements included…

From the outside, Costa Rica’s president calls for SICA reforms
Business
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Business
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From the outside, Costa Rica’s president calls for SICA reforms

Zach Dyer - June 2, 2016

President Luis Guillermo Solís called on the Central American Integration System (SICA) to take up new challenges like climate change, immigration, and health concerns such as Zika…

US Embassy swears in newest Peace Corps volunteers in Costa Rica
Diplomacy
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Diplomacy
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US Embassy swears in newest Peace Corps volunteers in Costa Rica

Zach Dyer - October 1, 2015

The newest class of Costa Rica Peace Corps volunteers was sworn in at a ceremony at the U.S. Ambassador's Residence in Escazú Wednesday morning. The 18 volunteers, whose ages…

Costa Rica to ‘take a hard look’ at its diplomatic missions, foreign minister says after meeting with US Secretary of State Kerry
Business
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Business
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Costa Rica to ‘take a hard look’ at its diplomatic missions, foreign minister says after meeting with US Secretary of State Kerry

Larry Luxner - February 25, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Paving the way for a possible visit by U.S. President Barack Obama to Costa Rica later this year, Costa Rican Foreign Minister Manuel González…

Costa Rica announces its own international aid policy
A gift from the Costa Rican people
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A gift from the Costa Rican people
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Costa Rica announces its own international aid policy

Zach Dyer - February 10, 2015

Costa Rican Foreign Minister Manuel González and Planning Minister Olga Sánchez presented an updated international cooperation policy during the president’s weekly press conference at Casa Presidencial on…

Obama courts middle class in State of the Union address
Global
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Global
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Obama courts middle class in State of the Union address

David Nakamura | The Washington Post - January 20, 2015

WASHINGTON, D. C. — U.S. President Barack Obama, who took office six years ago amid a historic recession and two U.S. wars, declared unequivocally Tuesday that the…

CELAC should become an extreme poverty-free zone, says Ecuador’s foreign minister
CELAC
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CELAC
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CELAC should become an extreme poverty-free zone, says Ecuador’s foreign minister

George Rodríguez - January 16, 2015

The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) in the near future should become an area free of extreme poverty, and one where poverty in general…

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