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Global Entry: Costa Ricans could soon apply for a fast pass through US customs
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Global Entry: Costa Ricans could soon apply for a fast pass through US customs

The Tico Times - March 4, 2020

Costa Rica could soon join the short list of countries whose citizens can apply for customs and immigration pre-approval for low-risk travelers to the United States. If…

Returning to Level 1 travel advisory ‘very difficult,’ US tells Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Returning to Level 1 travel advisory ‘very difficult,’ US tells Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 29, 2020

Costa Rican authorities met with the Bureau of Consular Affairs of the State Department last week for an explanation of the U.S. agency's issuing of a Level…

U.S. Secretary of State to visit Costa Rica next week
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Costa Rica
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U.S. Secretary of State to visit Costa Rica next week

AFP and The Tico Times - January 16, 2020

The head of US diplomacy, Mike Pompeo, will travel to Colombia, Costa Rica and Jamaica next week, the State Department said Thursday, in the seventh visit for…

U.S. travel advisory says visitors to Costa Rica should ‘exercise increased caution’
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Costa Rica
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U.S. travel advisory says visitors to Costa Rica should ‘exercise increased caution’

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 7, 2020

The United States Department of State issued on Tuesday a travel advisory warning that visitors to Costa Rica should "exercise increased caution" due to crime. In doing…

Costa Rica was among 2019’s most-searched travel destinations in the United States
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Costa Rica was among 2019’s most-searched travel destinations in the United States

The Tico Times - January 1, 2020

In December, Google released its Year in Search 2019, where it unveiled the most popular searches made on the internet giant. We already covered Costa Rica's Year…

Livin’ la Pura Vida: The Simpsons goes to Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Livin’ la Pura Vida: The Simpsons goes to Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 18, 2019

What's "Pura Vida"? Marge Simpson, and the U.S. sitcom's millions of viewers, now know the answer. The family visited Costa Rica as part of Sunday night's episode…

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