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The story of Costa Rica’s forgotten World War II internment camp
Latin America
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Latin America
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The story of Costa Rica’s forgotten World War II internment camp

The Tico Times - December 15, 2014

In downtown San José, just west of the Cementerio de Obreros, sits a forgettable lot of urban real estate where the municipality and the Public Works and…

‘El Codo del Diablo’ forces viewers to rethink narrative of Costa Rica’s democratic past
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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‘El Codo del Diablo’ forces viewers to rethink narrative of Costa Rica’s democratic past

Fabiola Pomareda - November 30, 2014

The documentary film “El Codo del Diablo” sets out to reveal a hidden history of Costa Rica by revisiting a terrible crime that unfolded in Limón in…

With friends like these, did Johnny need enemies?
Business
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Business
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With friends like these, did Johnny need enemies?

Gary L. Lehring - March 5, 2014

Following the surprise suspension of his presidential campaign, it must be admitted that from the beginning Johnny Araya had unique hurdles to overcome as a National Liberation…

Is the sword still the enemy of freedom?
Latin America
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Latin America
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Is the sword still the enemy of freedom?

John McPhaul - February 21, 2014

The controversy this week over the nonexistent U.S. military base in Costa Rica brings to mind the year 1985, when U.S. Green Berets were training Costa Rican…