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Costa Rica’s best beaches for retirement and living
Expat & Retirement Living
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Expat & Retirement Living
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Costa Rica’s best beaches for retirement and living

Christopher Howard - January 29, 2020

If you are beach person, then Costa Rica is definitely worthy of consideration for where to retire. The Central American country is famous for its beautiful tropical…

Central America, US discuss strengthening borders to contain undocumented immigration
Central America
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Central America
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Central America, US discuss strengthening borders to contain undocumented immigration

AFP and The Tico Times - June 27, 2019

Authorities from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador discussed this week with the interim Secretary of National Security of the United States, Kevin McAleenan, actions to contain the…

Migration issues dominate Tuxtla Summit speeches in Costa Rica
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Central America
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Migration issues dominate Tuxtla Summit speeches in Costa Rica

L. Arias - March 29, 2017

Immigration and environmental issues were some the main topics of discussion among participants in the XVI Summit of the Tuxtla Mechanism, an international summit that ended Wednesday in the Costa…

Central America arrests break up major human trafficking ring, police say
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Central America arrests break up major human trafficking ring, police say

L. Arias - June 29, 2016

Judicial and immigration officials in Costa Rica on Tuesday arrested two men suspected of forming part of a criminal group responsible for smuggling migrants across the Americas on their…

US top court splits on high-stakes immigration debate
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immigration
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US top court splits on high-stakes immigration debate

Olivia Hampton | AFP - April 18, 2016

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court appeared closely divided Monday as it weighed President Barack Obama's plan to shield nearly half of the nation's 11 million undocumented…

Cuban migrants continue arriving as Costa Rica declares ‘mission accomplished’
Immigration
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Immigration
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Cuban migrants continue arriving as Costa Rica declares ‘mission accomplished’

The Tico Times - March 17, 2016

A week after President Luis Guillermo Solís saw off one of the last flights of the airlift that carried thousands of stranded Cuban migrants to the U.S.…

US Supreme Court to review Obama’s power on deportation policy
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Business
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US Supreme Court to review Obama’s power on deportation policy

Robert Barnes | The Washington Post - January 19, 2016

WASHINGTON - The United States Supreme Court said Tuesday it will decide whether President Barack Obama has the authority to declare that millions of immigrants living in…

US expands refugee program for El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras
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Crime
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US expands refugee program for El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras

AFP - January 13, 2016

WASHINGTON D.C. -- The United States is to expand its refugee resettlement program to cover citizens of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, Secretary of State John Kerry said…

Costa Rica police detain 51 migrants from Asia, Africa, Middle East
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Crime
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Costa Rica police detain 51 migrants from Asia, Africa, Middle East

L. Arias - December 30, 2015

National Police officers detained a truck near the Central Pacific town of Jacó early Wednesday carrying 51 undocumented migrants from Asia, Africa and the Middle East. In…

Crisis at the border: Costa Rica weighs its options after Nicaragua violently turns back Cuban migrants
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Crime
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Crisis at the border: Costa Rica weighs its options after Nicaragua violently turns back Cuban migrants

Álvaro Sánchez and Zach Dyer - November 16, 2015

PEÑAS BLANCAS, Guanacaste – When he began the long journey north from Ecuador, Dr. Henry Roque wore a brand-name watch, carried a suitcase full of clothing and…