Cielo Vista
Helping refugees to thrive in Costa Rica
Refugees
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Refugees
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Helping refugees to thrive in Costa Rica

Alexander Villegas / UNHCR - November 29, 2018

With her brownies, chocolates and custom-made cakes selling out fast, baker Julissa Marin de Colman is looking to expand. She needs a bigger oven to bake more…

Epsy Campbell asks the United Nations to intervene in Nicaragua
Latin America
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Latin America
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Epsy Campbell asks the United Nations to intervene in Nicaragua

AFP and The Tico Times - September 29, 2018

Vice President Epsy Campbell, said Thursday at the U.N. that the situation in Nicaragua is “not sustainable,” and called on the international community to help solve the…

Nicaragua expels UN human rights mission
Latin America
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Latin America
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Nicaragua expels UN human rights mission

Julia Rios / AFP - September 1, 2018

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega's government expelled a United Nations human rights mission two days after it published a report criticizing the "climate of fear" in the Central…

Court of Justice: Nicaragua owes Costa Rica $380,000, must retire troops
Border dispute
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Border dispute
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Court of Justice: Nicaragua owes Costa Rica $380,000, must retire troops

AFP - February 2, 2018

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) at The Hague ruled Friday that Costa Rica owns the north side of Isla Portillo and that Nicaragua must end its…

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