400 kilos of cocaine are seized in Costa Rica
Drugs
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Drugs
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400 kilos of cocaine are seized in Costa Rica

AFP - June 12, 2018

Costa Rican authorities seized 406 kilos of cocaine that were hidden in a container in a vessel that originated in the Colombian port of Turbo, authorities reported…

Sorrow and gratitude in the shelters of Guatemala
Guatemala
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Guatemala
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Sorrow and gratitude in the shelters of Guatemala

David García / AFP - June 11, 2018

Amado Hernández cries because he has lost everything. At the same time, he is thankful for the solidarity that allows him to have food to eat and…

Nicaraguan crisis leaves vital street market with economic bruises
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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Nicaraguan crisis leaves vital street market with economic bruises

Maggy Donaldson / AFP - June 11, 2018

MANAGUA, Nicaragua – In taking over his family's shoe business in Nicaragua's largest market, vendor José Miguel Gutiérrez thought he was set for life. However, as his country…

Watch some of Keylor Navas’ best saves for Real Madrid
Keylor Navas
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Keylor Navas
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Watch some of Keylor Navas’ best saves for Real Madrid

The Tico Times - June 8, 2018

If you're still basking in the glory of Costa Rican goalie Keylor Navas' third consecutive Champions League title as the keeper for Real Madrid and want to…

Rashford shines as England cruises past Costa Rica
La Sele
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La Sele
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Rashford shines as England cruises past Costa Rica

Kieran Canning / AFP - June 7, 2018

Marcus Rashford staked his claim to start England's World Cup campaign with a stunning strike in a 2-0 victory over Costa Rica in a friendly in Leeds…

Landslide threat forces suspension of Guatemala volcano search
Guatemala
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Guatemala
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Landslide threat forces suspension of Guatemala volcano search

gar Calderón and Henry Morales Arana / AFP - June 7, 2018

GUATEMALA CITY – The threat of fresh landslides forced emergency workers Thursday to suspend a search for victims of a major eruption of Guatemala's Fuego Volcano, the…

U.S. government restricts visas for Nicaragua officials over unrest
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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U.S. government restricts visas for Nicaragua officials over unrest

AFP - June 7, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC –The United States on Thursday imposed visa restrictions on Nicaraguan police and other officials linked to violence in the country that has left more than 134…

Romania hands jail sentence to ex-minister exiled in Costa Rica
Corruption
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Corruption
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Romania hands jail sentence to ex-minister exiled in Costa Rica

AFP - June 6, 2018

A Romanian court on Tuesday sentenced in absentia a former Cabinet minster who fled legal troubles by seeking refuge in Costa Rica to six years in prison…

Costa Rica regulates use of plastic in public institutions
Environment
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Environment
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Costa Rica regulates use of plastic in public institutions

AFP - June 6, 2018

Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado ordered Tuesday that Costa Rica restrict the use of plastic in public institutions to reduce pollution. Alvarado and the Minister of Environment…

Authorities in Guatemala: search for survivors ‘almost impossible’
Guatemala
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Guatemala
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Authorities in Guatemala: search for survivors ‘almost impossible’

Edgar Calderón and Henry Morales Arana / AFP - June 6, 2018

Under a grey cloud, rescue teams search for missing people after the powerful eruption of the Fuego Volcano in Guatemala, which left at least 69 dead and…