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US-Venezuela relations in deep freeze
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Latin America
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US-Venezuela relations in deep freeze

Andrea Graells Tempel / AFP - April 29, 2019

Hitting Venezuela with oil sanctions to undermine the Maduro regime, Washington's latest gambit could turn 20 years of frosty relations still icier. US links with Caracas nosedived…

How Costa Rica is affected by US aid
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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How Costa Rica is affected by US aid

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 12, 2019

The State Department of the United States says it will cut aid to the Central American countries of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, also known as the…

President Alvarado visiting tech hubs in United States seeking investments in Costa Rica
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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President Alvarado visiting tech hubs in United States seeking investments in Costa Rica

AFP and The Tico Times - March 6, 2019

The president of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado, will travel to technology centers on the west coast of the United States on Sunday, where he will seek investments…

United States sending Costa Rica $40.7 million to fight narcotrafficking and crime
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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United States sending Costa Rica $40.7 million to fight narcotrafficking and crime

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 17, 2019

The United States is expected to send more than $40 million to Costa Rica to help the country fight narcotrafficking and organized crime, the Foreign Ministry announced.…

Trump: US to begin cutting aid to Central America over migrant caravan
immigration
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immigration
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Trump: US to begin cutting aid to Central America over migrant caravan

AFP - October 23, 2018

President Donald Trump said Monday the United States will begin cutting aid to three Central American nations because of their governments' failure to stop a migrant caravan…

Mexico opens border to women and children from migrant caravan
Honduras
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Honduras
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Mexico opens border to women and children from migrant caravan

AFP - October 20, 2018

Mexican authorities on Saturday allowed dozens of women and children from the Honduran migrant caravan to pass into its territory, the country's ambassador to Guatemala said. Luis…

Trump warns Honduran president to stop migrants en route to U.S.
Immigration
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Immigration
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Trump warns Honduran president to stop migrants en route to U.S.

AFP - October 16, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. President Donald Trump warned his Honduran counterpart on Tuesday that he must stop a caravan of thousands of migrants that left his country…

Daniel Ortega willing to talk to Donald Trump
Daniel Ortega
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Daniel Ortega
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Daniel Ortega willing to talk to Donald Trump

AFP and The Tico Times - September 11, 2018

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega said he’s willing to talk to U.S. President Donald Trump to address the crisis in Nicaragua, even though he condemns a US “military…

This week in the Peace Corps: Celebrating English learning
Changemakers
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Changemakers
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This week in the Peace Corps: Celebrating English learning

Katherine Stanley - July 16, 2018

Costa Rican public schools are returning from vacation this week, and many students are still riding high on their successes during June's educational celebrations. ​During that month,…

Florida company pleads guilty in NY to soccer bribery
FIFA
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FIFA
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Florida company pleads guilty in NY to soccer bribery

AFP - July 11, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – A Florida media company pleaded guilty Tuesday to bribing soccer officials and agreed, with its Spanish parent company, to pay more than $24 million…

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