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The Tico Times Dispatch: March news roundup
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Costa Rica
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The Tico Times Dispatch: March news roundup

Alexander Villegas - April 3, 2019

Sergio Rojas, an indigenous leader, was murdered in his home; wildfires ravaged Nosara and Costa Rica is facing water cuts as El Niño bears down on Central…

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The Tico Times Weekly Digest: March 25, 2019

Alexander Villegas - March 25, 2019

An indigenous land rights leader was murdered in his home, four cases of measles detected in Costa Rica and La Sele falls to Guatemala. Read the stories…

Bribrí women commemorate Sergio Rojas and vow to keep his fight alive
Human rights
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Human rights
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Bribrí women commemorate Sergio Rojas and vow to keep his fight alive

Alexander Villegas - March 24, 2019

About 30 indigenous leaders, friends and family of Sergio Rojas gathered in the indigenous Bribrí community of Shiroles, about 20 km west of Puerto Viejo, to commemorate…

Costa Rica issues invitation to Commission on Human Rights following murder of Bribrí leader
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica issues invitation to Commission on Human Rights following murder of Bribrí leader

AFP and The Tico Times - March 23, 2019

Costa Rica on Friday invited the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) to visit indigenous territories in the country’s southern zone after the murder of a leader…

Costa Rica struggles with indigenous land rights
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Crime
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Costa Rica struggles with indigenous land rights

John McPhaul - October 7, 2015

An indigenous rights issue has put Costa Rica’s much-vaunted human rights record to the test as the country struggles to protect members of the Bribrí and Teribe…

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