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Costa Rican Legislative Assembly observes minute of silence in memory of George Floyd
Costa Rica
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Costa Rican Legislative Assembly observes minute of silence in memory of George Floyd

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 1, 2020

The Legislative Assembly of Costa Rica on Monday observed a minute of silence in memory of George Floyd, a black man who was killed by police in…

Under-fire Nicaragua reports significant rise in COVID-19 cases
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Under-fire Nicaragua reports significant rise in COVID-19 cases

AFP - May 27, 2020

Nicaragua, criticized by its Central American neighbors for doing little to halt the spread of the coronavirus, on Tuesday reported a significant rise in COVID-19 deaths and…

Nicaragua breaches obligation to report coronavirus cases and deaths, PAHO says
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Nicaragua breaches obligation to report coronavirus cases and deaths, PAHO says

AFP and The Tico Times - May 20, 2020

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) said Tuesday that Nicaragua has breached its obligation to report cases and deaths from COVID-19, and argued that a proper response…

Honduras and Costa Rica take measures to stop the entry of Nicaraguans
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Honduras and Costa Rica take measures to stop the entry of Nicaraguans

Noe Leiva / AFP and The Tico Times - May 16, 2020

Two policemen and a military officer escort a pair of young men off their horses near the shores of the Guasaule River. It's part of their mission to…

Costa Rican lawmakers request intervention in Nicaragua due to pandemic
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rican lawmakers request intervention in Nicaragua due to pandemic

The Tico Times - May 15, 2020

Costa Rican lawmakers on Thursday asked the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) to take decisive actions in Nicaragua, arguing that the response of the country to the…

State of the Union: In face of pandemic, Carlos Alvarado delivers solemn and hopeful address
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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State of the Union: In face of pandemic, Carlos Alvarado delivers solemn and hopeful address

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 4, 2020

Carlos Alvarado on Monday called for unity in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, even as the president acknowledged Costa Rica will endure a difficult economic recovery.…

Eduardo Cruickshank becomes first Afro-Costa Rican to preside over Legislative Assembly
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Eduardo Cruickshank becomes first Afro-Costa Rican to preside over Legislative Assembly

AFP and The Tico Times - May 2, 2020

Deputy Eduardo Cruickshank, of the evangelical National Restoration party, was elected Friday as president of the Costa Rican parliament, in an alliance with the government party, which…

Pic of the Day: Bill regulating strikes approved in second debate
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Pic of the Day: Bill regulating strikes approved in second debate

The Tico Times - January 17, 2020

The Costa Rican Congress approved Thursday a bill that regulates the right to strike, while hundreds of public workers protested in front of the Legislative Assembly headquarters.…

Therapeutic abortion regulation unleashes political storm in Costa Rica
Citizens rights
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Citizens rights
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Therapeutic abortion regulation unleashes political storm in Costa Rica

Marco Sibaja / AFP and The Tico Times - October 24, 2019

The President of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado pledged to approve in the coming weeks a rule that guarantees access to therapeutic abortions in the case of risk…

Court rejects tax reform and asks legislators to eliminate four points
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Court rejects tax reform and asks legislators to eliminate four points

Luis Fernando Cascante / Semanario Universidad - October 17, 2018

Costa Rica's Plenary Court has rejected the proposed tax reform bill in its current state and asked the members of the Legislative Assembly to correct four points…