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Behind the scenes at the UN
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Global
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Behind the scenes at the UN

David J. Rothkopf | Foreign Policy - September 26, 2014

UNITED NATIONS — Much like the schizophrenic reality of the annual meeting of the United Nations General Assembly itself, this week's conclave of world leaders in New…

New Costa Rican ambassador to US presents credentials at White House
Diplomacy
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Diplomacy
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New Costa Rican ambassador to US presents credentials at White House

The Tico Times - September 19, 2014

Costa Rica's Ambassador to the United States Román Macaya presented his credentials to President Barack Obama at the White House on Thursday, Sept. 18. Read a recent…

Costa Rica-based US relief workers join efforts in West Africa to combat Ebola
Ebola
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Ebola
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Costa Rica-based US relief workers join efforts in West Africa to combat Ebola

The Tico Times - August 29, 2014

Two Costa Rica-based USAID workers left to West Africa this month to lead disaster-relief efforts in the wake of the Ebola virus outbreak. Tim Callaghan and Phil Gelman…

Mexico has key role in confronting surge of Central American migrants
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Mexico has key role in confronting surge of Central American migrants

Nick Miroff | The Washington Post - August 5, 2014

HUEHUETOCA, Mexico — A few weeks ago, just about the same time that Mexican officials said they were putting a stop once and for all to the…

USAID sent young Costa Ricans undercover to Cuba in anti-government scheme, AP reports
Global
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Global
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USAID sent young Costa Ricans undercover to Cuba in anti-government scheme, AP reports

The Tico Times - August 4, 2014

Updated 6:25 p.m. The Associated Press revealed more details Monday morning about Costa Rican involvement in the United States Agency for International Development’s covert anti-Cuba operations, including…

Israel spied on Kerry during peace talks
Crime
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Crime
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Israel spied on Kerry during peace talks

AFP - August 3, 2014

BERLIN – Israel eavesdropped on U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry during doomed peace talks with the Palestinians last year, the German news weekly Der Spiegel reported…

US embassies struggle to process visas amid global system failure
Expat Living
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Expat Living
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US embassies struggle to process visas amid global system failure

The Tico Times - August 1, 2014

United States embassies around the world, including the U.S. Embassy in San José, have been struggling for over two weeks to overcome a system outage that has…

After a year, still no word on new US ambassador to Costa Rica
Expat Living
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Expat Living
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After a year, still no word on new US ambassador to Costa Rica

The Tico Times - June 17, 2014

It’s been a year since U.S. Ambassador Anne S. Andrew left Costa Rica, and it appears there is no news of a replacement any time soon. President…

Solís outlines plans for Costa Rica in first Washington appearance as president
Business
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Business
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Solís outlines plans for Costa Rica in first Washington appearance as president

Larry Luxner - June 12, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Luis Guillermo Solís made his Washington debut as Costa Rica’s 47th president Thursday morning, speaking on an array of issues ranging from honesty in…

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Costa Rica, U.S. call for extradition law to fight organized crime

AFP - May 29, 2013

Officials from the United States and Costa Rica on Wednesday said they need more streamlined and efficient measures to help prevent Costa Rica from being used as…

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