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Colombia protests over boundaries of Nicaragua nature reserve
Colombia
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Colombia
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Colombia protests over boundaries of Nicaragua nature reserve

AFP - February 17, 2021

Colombia on Tuesday lodged a protest at Nicaraguan plans to create a nature reserve that Bogot√° said included parts of its Caribbean territorial waters. "Colombia rejects the…

Costa Rica, UN announce insurance benefits for more migrants
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica, UN announce insurance benefits for more migrants

AFP - February 11, 2021

Costa Rica and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced Thursday an agreement that will provide health insurance to 10,000 refugees by the end of…

Nicaragua Saves Two Jaguar Cubs From Illegal Trade
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Nicaragua Saves Two Jaguar Cubs From Illegal Trade

AFP - January 30, 2021

Two small jaguars, one of the animals in greatest danger of extinction in Nicaragua¬†, were rescued from poachers after the intervention of the National Zoo and the…

Nicaraguans in Costa Rica ask UNHCR for support
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Nicaraguans in Costa Rica ask UNHCR for support

AFP - January 22, 2021

Nicaraguans who fled the government of Daniel Ortega to request asylum in Costa Rica are requesting support from the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) for medical…

Central America hopes to resume climate agenda with Biden, Costa Rica’s Foreign Minister says
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Central America hopes to resume climate agenda with Biden, Costa Rica’s Foreign Minister says

Marco SIBAJA / AFP - December 15, 2020

Central American countries hope to resume environmental talks in their relations with the United States when Joe Biden takes office, says Costa Rican Foreign Minister Rodolfo Solano.…

Costa Rica will offer ‘safe entry’ to Nicaraguans seeking asylum
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica will offer ‘safe entry’ to Nicaraguans seeking asylum

AFP - November 25, 2020

Costa Rica will try to improve protections for thousands of Nicaraguans who request asylum or refuge in the country through an initiative supported by the UN and…

Back-to-back hurricanes exacerbate poverty in Nicaragua
Central America
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Central America
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Back-to-back hurricanes exacerbate poverty in Nicaragua

Julia RIOS / AFP - November 23, 2020

The North Caribbean, one of the poorest regions of Nicaragua, is mired in uncertainty and despair after the double blow of hurricanes Eta and Iota, which sowed…

Central American states count cost of Iota amid search for bodies
Central America
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Central America
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Central American states count cost of Iota amid search for bodies

Julia RIOS / AFP - November 20, 2020

Rescue workers dug through mounds of thick mud Thursday in the grim search for bodies as Central American countries began to count the cost of Hurricane Iota,…

Iota leaves 38 dead after tearing through Central America
Central America
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Central America
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Iota leaves 38 dead after tearing through Central America

AFP bureaus - November 19, 2020

Iota's death toll rose to 38 on Wednesday after the year's biggest Atlantic storm unleashed mudslides, tore apart buildings and left thousands homeless across Central America, revisiting…

Iota dissipates over El Salvador after leaving wave of deaths in Central America
Central America
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Central America
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Iota dissipates over El Salvador after leaving wave of deaths in Central America

Carlos Mario MARQUEZ / AFP - November 18, 2020

Central American countries began to see an improvement in the weather on Wednesday after suffering the violent impact of cyclone Iota, which dissipated over El Salvador after…