Nicaraguan resistance group claims responsibility for police killings near Costa Rican border
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Nicaraguan resistance group claims responsibility for police killings near Costa Rican border

Alejandro Zúñiga and Alexander Villegas - January 18, 2019

A Nicaraguan resistance group named “Los Atabales” has claimed responsibility for deadly attacks on Nicaraguan police officers near the border with Costa Rica. Four Nicaraguan police officers…

Four Nicaraguan police officers killed near the border with Costa Rica
Central America
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Central America
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Four Nicaraguan police officers killed near the border with Costa Rica

Alexander Villegas - January 18, 2019

Nicaraguan police said four of the country's police officers were killed near the border with Costa Rica on Thursday at 4 p.m. Nicaraguan officials claim that the…

Colombia blames deadly Bogota car bombing on ELN rebels
19th of April Student Movement
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19th of April Student Movement
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Colombia blames deadly Bogota car bombing on ELN rebels

Florence Panoussian / AFP - January 18, 2019

The Colombian government on Friday blamed leftist ELN rebels for the bombing of a police training academy in Bogota that killed 20 people as well as the…

Eight dead in car bomb attack at Colombian police school
Colombia
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Colombia
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Eight dead in car bomb attack at Colombian police school

AFP - January 17, 2019

A car bomb attack on a police cadet training school in the Colombian capital Bogota left at least eight people dead and 10 injured on Thursday, the…

Public Security head decries failure to enact stricter gun control in Costa Rica
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Public Security head decries failure to enact stricter gun control in Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 16, 2019

Minister of Public Security Michael Soto decried Costa Rica’s failure to enact stricter gun-control legislation this week, arguing that the inaction would prevent Costa Rica from further…

Extreme poverty rises again in Latin America
Latin America
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Latin America
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Extreme poverty rises again in Latin America

AFP - January 16, 2019

Extreme poverty in Latin America hit its highest level for nine years in 2017, according to a report by the UN's Economic Commission for Latin America and…

Introducing The Tico Times merchandise
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Costa Rica
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Introducing The Tico Times merchandise

The Tico Times - January 15, 2019

Who doesn’t love Sloth Kong? Now you can own a little bit of Sloth Kong, support The Tico Times and help the environment at the same. We’re…

Hondurans form a new US-bound caravan, drawing fire from Trump
Central America
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Central America
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Hondurans form a new US-bound caravan, drawing fire from Trump

Noe Leiva / AFP - January 15, 2019

Hundreds of Hondurans have set out on a trek to the United States, forming another caravan that U.S. President Donald Trump cited Tuesday to justify building a…

PHOTOS: International Feline Expo in Costa Rica
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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PHOTOS: International Feline Expo in Costa Rica

AFP and The Tico Times - January 14, 2019

Cats and competitors from across the world came to Costa Rica this weekend for the International Feline Expo. Three judges from Brazil, Germany and the United States…

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The Tico Times Weekly Digest: Jan. 14, 2019

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 14, 2019

Read the stories mentioned above: Costa Rica names Maduro critic Manuel Ventura as new Foreign Minister Scientist tags shark that killed United States tourist off Cocos Island…