• Costa Rica Coffee Guide
Fired for criticizing government’s response to pandemic, Nicaraguan doctors remain on the front line
News
975 views
News
975 views

Fired for criticizing government’s response to pandemic, Nicaraguan doctors remain on the front line

AFP and The Tico Times - July 3, 2020

Unemployed and emotionally worn, Nicaraguan doctors fired from the public health system for criticizing the government's handling of the pandemic remain on the front lines, fighting COVID-19…

Nicaraguan migration and COVID-19, explained
Costa Rica
1024 views
Costa Rica
1024 views

Nicaraguan migration and COVID-19, explained

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 12, 2020

The second pandemic wave in Costa Rica has struck the Northern Zone, where vulnerable populations have become the country’s new coronavirus epicenter.  Dozens of cases have emerged…

Nicaragua doctors fired for criticizing government over COVID-19
Costa Rica
931 views
Costa Rica
931 views

Nicaragua doctors fired for criticizing government over COVID-19

AFP - June 11, 2020

At least eight doctors working for Nicaragua's public health system were sacked on Tuesday for criticizing President Daniel Ortega's government for a slow response to the coronavirus…

Nicaraguan doctors criticize government secrecy about pandemic
Costa Rica
911 views
Costa Rica
911 views

Nicaraguan doctors criticize government secrecy about pandemic

AFP and The Tico Times - June 8, 2020

Nicaraguan medical associations criticized the "unfair secrecy policy" from the Daniel Ortega government in the midst of the country's "biggest health crisis" due to the COVID-19 pandemic.…

Nicaraguan government reports more than 1,000 COVID-19 infections, still far below independent counts
Costa Rica
831 views
Costa Rica
831 views

Nicaraguan government reports more than 1,000 COVID-19 infections, still far below independent counts

AFP and The Tico Times - June 3, 2020

The Nicaraguan government reported on Tuesday a weekly increase of 359 new coronavirus cases and 11 more deaths, according to a report from the Health Ministry. That brings…

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

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
703 views
Costa Rica
703 views

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
765 views
Costa Rica
765 views

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
594 views
Costa Rica
594 views

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…

Watch: President Alvarado speaks at Global Refugee Forum in Geneva
Costa Rica
901 views
Costa Rica
901 views

Watch: President Alvarado speaks at Global Refugee Forum in Geneva

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 17, 2019

Costa Rica's president, Carlos Alvarado, spoke at the first Global Refugee Forum in Geneva, Switzerland to detail the country's refugee policies and ask for international help in…