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Costa Rica’s stricter gun laws pass second debate

The stricter gun laws come as Costa Rica experiences a rise in homicides.

Letter to the Editor: Fueling fears of a Hispanic invasion

Texas is a state with centuries of history under six flags, the first two being those of Spain and Mexico.

Costa Rica attempts to control guns to decrease crime rate

The Central American country has experienced an alarming increase in homicides between 2012 and 2017, when it reached a level of 12.1 violent deaths per 100,000 citizens, according to the judicial police.

PeaceJam to host first Youth Summit in Costa Rica

Nobel Peace Laureate Jody Williams will headline next month the first PeaceJam Youth Summit hosted in Costa Rica.

Swords into ploughshares, guns into art

What artist would want his workshop to be located in the Ministry of Public Security? One who is using decommissioned guns to send a powerful message about peace: Juan Carlos Chavarría.

Gun lobby vows to fight Obama actions

"The proposed executive actions are ripe for abuse by the Obama Administration, which has made no secret of its contempt for the Second Amendment," said Chris Cox, executive director of the National Rifle Association's lobbying arm.

US President Obama weeps as he pleads for ‘urgency’ of gun control

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. President Barack Obama wept openly Tuesday as he urged the United States to wake up to the need to tackle the gun violence that claims tens of thousands of lives in the country each year.

In compelling speech, President Obama announces executive actions on gun safety

U.S. President Barack Obama, noting the more than 300,000 firearm-related U.S. deaths over the past decade, announced executive orders Tuesday aimed at reducing gun violence. Here's a look at his actions.

Obama to force through gun control measures on Tuesday

U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday will introduce a raft of executive actions to tackle U.S. gun violence, bypassing Congress and its staunch opposition to gun control.

Obama to tackle ‘unfinished business’ of gun violence in 2016

President Barack Obama's resolution for 2016: fighting gun violence.

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