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How to retire as cheaply as possible in Costa Rica
Expat & Retirement Living
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Expat & Retirement Living
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How to retire as cheaply as possible in Costa Rica

Christopher Howard - October 3, 2019

Without a doubt, Costa Rica is more expensive than some of the other so-called retirement/relocation havens in the region. Unfortunately, many equate the cost of living with…

Pressure mounts on Costa Rica-Nicaragua border after migrant shelter closes
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Costa Rica
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Pressure mounts on Costa Rica-Nicaragua border after migrant shelter closes

The Tico Times - July 15, 2016

Mattieu Komlou didn't know where he was going to sleep Thursday night. That afternoon, he and two other friends he’s traveling with left on a bus from Los…

Costa Rica has the highest percentage of migrant population in Latin America, study finds
Expat Living
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Expat Living
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Costa Rica has the highest percentage of migrant population in Latin America, study finds

L. Arias - November 23, 2014

Costa Rica is the Latin American country with the highest percentage of immigrants living in its territory, making up 9 percent of the total population, according to…

Costa Rican health officials rule out suspected case of Ebola
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Ebola
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Costa Rican health officials rule out suspected case of Ebola

L. Arias - October 16, 2014

Doctors at the Tomás Casas Hospital in Costa Rica’s southern region on Wednesday evening dismissed rumors of an alleged case of Ebola at their medical facility as false.…

Costa Rican police apprehend more undocumented migrants headed north
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Costa Rican police apprehend more undocumented migrants headed north

L. Arias - September 29, 2014

National Police officers on Sunday morning detained eight men from Nepal who are in the country without valid immigration documents. Police in the Pacific province of Puntarenas observed…

Costa Rican police detain undocumented Eritrean, Somali migrants
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Costa Rican police detain undocumented Eritrean, Somali migrants

The Tico Times - September 11, 2014

Costa Rican police continued rounding up undocumented migrants this week with the detention on Wednesday of four Eritreans and four Somalis who were traveling toward the Peñas…

Costa Rica detains 27 more undocumented Nepalese migrants
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Costa Rica detains 27 more undocumented Nepalese migrants

L. Arias - September 8, 2014

Following the detention last Friday of nine undocumented migrants on the central Pacific coast, Costa Rica's National Police carried out an additional operation Monday in the community…

Costa Rican police detain 9 undocumented migrants near Jacó, arrest driver
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Crime
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Costa Rican police detain 9 undocumented migrants near Jacó, arrest driver

L. Arias - September 6, 2014

National Police officers on Friday morning detained nine undocumented migrants and the driver who transported them in an SUV near the Central Pacific beach town of Jacó, the Public Security Ministry reported.…

US nation-building efforts should be in Central America, not Iraq and Afghanistan
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US nation-building efforts should be in Central America, not Iraq and Afghanistan

Robert McCartney | The Washington Post - July 18, 2014

It's nice to see the United States paying attention to Central America again. Too bad it took tens of thousands of desperate children pouring across the border…

New York creates ID card for all, even immigrants without previous documentation
Expat Living
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Expat Living
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New York creates ID card for all, even immigrants without previous documentation

AFP - July 10, 2014

NEW YORK – New York Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday signed a new law creating an ID card for anyone who wants it, including immigrants without…

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