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Their future in the United States at stake, ‘Dreamers’ trek to Supreme Court
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immigration
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Their future in the United States at stake, ‘Dreamers’ trek to Supreme Court

Ariela Navarro / AFP - November 11, 2019

Carolina Fung Feng was resting after the grueling 230-mile walk from New York to Washington for a Supreme Court hearing Tuesday that will determine the fate of…

United States calls for ‘war’ on cartels after Mormons murdered in Mexico
Latin America
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Latin America
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United States calls for ‘war’ on cartels after Mormons murdered in Mexico

AFP - November 6, 2019

President Donald Trump offered Tuesday to help Mexico hunt the killers of nine Mormon women and children shot dead in a lawless border area, and said the…

TIAR countries prepare to sanction those close to Maduro
Latin America
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Latin America
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TIAR countries prepare to sanction those close to Maduro

AFP and The Tico Times - October 30, 2019

Members of the Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance (TIAR) are preparing lists of associates of the government of Nicolás Maduro who may be subject to sanctions, a…

China calls US outrage over Venezuela UN election ‘unjustifiable’
News
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News
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China calls US outrage over Venezuela UN election ‘unjustifiable’

AFP - October 19, 2019

China on Friday denounced the US for calling Venezuela's entry into the UN Human Rights Council "a tragedy," after the South American country won a seat despite…

US ‘medical tourists’ seek cheap health care abroad
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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US ‘medical tourists’ seek cheap health care abroad

Javier Tovar / AFP - October 14, 2019

When Veronica Merrill decided to undergo stomach surgery for weight loss, she found two options: pay $12,000 at home in the United States, or have it done…

US prosecutor says Honduran president took fortune in drug bribes
Central America
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Central America
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US prosecutor says Honduran president took fortune in drug bribes

Laura Bonilla / AFP - October 3, 2019

Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez took millions of dollars in bribes from drug lords including jailed Mexican kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, a US prosecutor said Wednesday…

Remembering the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks
United States
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United States
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Remembering the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks

The Tico Times - September 11, 2019

Today marks the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks against the United States. Nearly 3,000 people died on that day, and while the tragedy…

From ‘No Artificial Ingredients!’ to ‘Save the Americans’: Costa Rica’s tourism campaigns
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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From ‘No Artificial Ingredients!’ to ‘Save the Americans’: Costa Rica’s tourism campaigns

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 3, 2019

Costa Rica's economy relies on tourism, and the country has worked hard to increase the flow of international visitors to the country. Monday, the Costa Rican Tourism…

Watch: Costa Rica’s new tourism ad promises ‘Only the Essentials’
Travel and Tourism
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Travel and Tourism
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Watch: Costa Rica’s new tourism ad promises ‘Only the Essentials’

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 3, 2019

Costa Rica on Monday announced a new tourism campaign targeting major markets across the United States and Canada. The Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT) is branding the…

Letter to the Editor: Fueling fears of a Hispanic invasion
Op-ed
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Op-ed
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Letter to the Editor: Fueling fears of a Hispanic invasion

Julio Noboa - August 13, 2019

The Tico Times is proud to be an independent, English-language news source. We want to hear your take on the latest news in Costa Rica, or issues…

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