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‘The border is closed,’ U.S. tells would-be migrants
Latin America
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Latin America
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‘The border is closed,’ U.S. tells would-be migrants

Brian KNOWLTON / AFP - March 22, 2021

"The border is closed": With those words, a top Biden administration official pushed back Sunday against fast-mounting criticism that it has bungled immigration policy, spurring an influx…

‘American Dream’ dashed for migrants sent back to Mexico
Central America
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Central America
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‘American Dream’ dashed for migrants sent back to Mexico

Herika Martinez / AFP - March 21, 2021

Dirlan Hernandez dreamed of a warm welcome in the United States thanks to President Joe Biden's immigration reforms, but when he crossed over with his son he…

Surge in young migrant border arrivals poses challenge for United States
Central America
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Central America
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Surge in young migrant border arrivals poses challenge for United States

Laura BONILLA / AFP - March 6, 2021

Thousands of minors without papers are arriving at the US border with Mexico, presenting President Joe Biden with a potentially major crisis in one of America's most…

Immigration to headline talks between Biden, Lopez Obrador
Guatemala
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Guatemala
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Immigration to headline talks between Biden, Lopez Obrador

AFP - March 1, 2021

The flow of migrants and trade, legal and illegal, across the US-Mexican border will be the focus Monday when President Joe Biden meets with counterpart Andres Manuel…

Costa Rica celebrates U.S. support of global environmental plan
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Costa Rica celebrates U.S. support of global environmental plan

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 27, 2021

U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday signed an Executive Order that, in part, commits the country to taking bold steps regarding environmental conservation. "The United States and…

‘Multilateralism is back!’ How Costa Rica’s leaders celebrated U.S. inauguration
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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‘Multilateralism is back!’ How Costa Rica’s leaders celebrated U.S. inauguration

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 20, 2021

Costa Rican leaders on Wednesday congratulated Joe Biden as he was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States. "Multilateralism is back!" said President Carlos…

Joe Biden sworn in as new U.S. President
News
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News
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Joe Biden sworn in as new U.S. President

AFP - January 20, 2021

US President Joe Biden called for "unity" and pledged to be a president for "all Americans" at his inauguration in Washington on Wednesday, but warned of the…

Costa Rica honors U.S. Ambassador as term ends
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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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
News
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News
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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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News
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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,…