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False social media posts preceded anti-immigrant protest in Costa Rica
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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False social media posts preceded anti-immigrant protest in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - August 19, 2018

One day after dozens of people were arrested after a protest in downtown San José, where people expressed their opposition to an influx of Nicaraguan migrants, it…

Count me in: the natural hair revolution among Afro-Ticas
Musings from an Afro-Costa Rican
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Musings from an Afro-Costa Rican
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Count me in: the natural hair revolution among Afro-Ticas

Natasha Gordon-Chipembere - May 4, 2017

Count Me In is a multi-part series that focuses on making visible the thriving natural hair movement among Afro-descended Costa Ricans within the context of the larger…

What Trump’s achievement has inspired
Donald Trump
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Donald Trump
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What Trump’s achievement has inspired

Alvaro Murillo - November 11, 2016

See also: Make Costa Rica great again? I am one of millions who froze in front of a screen on Tuesday night and Wednesday, watching a stream…

Spik Up! Say What?
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Spik Up! Say What?

Cas Ayala - April 2, 2016

Three days after Revista Summa published its piece on the launch of Florida Ice and Farm's new drink, "Spik Up," Fabrizio Ureña, a radio producer and English…

The lost ‘Aryan utopia’ of Nueva Germania
Latin America
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Latin America
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The lost ‘Aryan utopia’ of Nueva Germania

JURRIAAN VAN EERTEN - February 27, 2016

NUEVA GERMANIA, Paraguay – To open the museum, señora Kück needs a hammer. She has lost the key, and the neighbor who should have a spare isn’t…

Obama’s skin looks different in GOP ads
Global
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Global
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Obama’s skin looks different in GOP ads

Max Ehrenfreund | The Washington Post - December 29, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new study shows that negative ads targeting President Obama in 2008 depicted him with very dark skin, and that these images would have appealed…

Donald Trump under fire yet again, this time for sexist and vulgar Clinton gibes
Global
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Global
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Donald Trump under fire yet again, this time for sexist and vulgar Clinton gibes

Michael Mathes | AFP - December 22, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Republican frontrunner Donald Trump found himself accused of sexism again Tuesday after he coined a vulgar new term of abuse while attacking rival Hillary Clinton.…

Mexico indigenous group sees racism in Coca-Cola ad
Business
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Business
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Mexico indigenous group sees racism in Coca-Cola ad

AFP - December 2, 2015

MEXICO CITY, Mexico -- A Coca-Cola advertisement has caused a furor in Mexico as an indigenous group said Wednesday the images of young white people building a Christmas tree…

Claiming my Afro-Latinidad
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Claiming my Afro-Latinidad

Natasha Gordon-Chipembere - November 23, 2015

I was born in Brooklyn, New York several moons ago to a Costa Rican mom, newly immigrated, and a Panamanian dad who were sorting their way through…

UN committee asks Costa Rica to remove ‘Cocori’ from grade school classrooms citing the book’s ‘racist connotations’
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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UN committee asks Costa Rica to remove ‘Cocori’ from grade school classrooms citing the book’s ‘racist connotations’

The Tico Times - August 28, 2015

The U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination wants Costa Rica to remove the controversial book ‘Cocorí’ from classrooms, among other suggested measures to combat racial discrimination.…