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Riots Break Out in Costa Rica’s Infamous San Jose Barrio La Carpio

Just over two weeks ago an estimated 800 families entered into La Carpio to occupy a vacant property adjacent to the San Jose neighborhood. The vacant...

Nicaragua frees dozens of inmates ahead of talks: rights group

Many of the freed prisoners waved flags, sang the country's national anthem and shouted "Viva Nicaragua".

Costa Rica pledges to reduce violence against women

The plan includes efforts to hasten response to domestic violence victims.

President sounds alarm over the murder of women in Costa Rica

Costa Rica's five femicides so far this year suggest an alarming increase when compared to the 16 cases recorded in 2017 by the Judicial Investigation Police (OIJ).

Costa Rica suffered through most violent year on record in 2016

The amount of deaths from homicides and traffic accidents rose again last year, breaking Costa Rican records for both categories.

FARC cease-fire could change Costa Rica’s refugee population

Vice Minister of the Interior Carmen Muñoz told The Tico Times that the cease-fire announcement between Colombia and the FARC could result in a drop in the number of asylum-seekers from Colombia.

Costa Rica sees rise in domestic violence

The Puntarenas canton of Quepos had the highest rate of domestic violence over the past three years — 101 cases per 10,000 inhabitants.

Gender and the city: improving equality in Costa Rica through urban design

Gender affects the way we use a city's spaces and services — and it should affect the way they are planned and built, according to participants at a recent conference in San José.

Pope Francis kicks off Mexico tour addressing drug trafficking and violence

MEXICO CITY – Pope Francis threw himself into the most contentious of issues roiling Mexico during his first full day here, calling on President Enrique Peña Nieto and his government to protect citizens and bring justice to a country wracked with violence and corruption.

Peace Corps suspends El Salvador program as violence surges

The Peace Corps has suspended its half-century-old program in El Salvador, highlighting the violence that has wracked the Central American nation and helped propel a wave of migration to the United States.

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