Irma’s impact on Costa Rica: what to expect this weekend
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Costa Rica
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Irma’s impact on Costa Rica: what to expect this weekend

Katherine Stanley - September 8, 2017

With Hurricane Irma leaving devastation in its wake throughout the Caribbean and the U.S. state of Florida bracing for its impact, many in Costa Rica are wondering…

Costa Rican Foreign Minister leaves Israel, just as Trump arrives
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rican Foreign Minister leaves Israel, just as Trump arrives

Larry Luxner - May 21, 2017

TEL AVIV — Costa Rican Foreign Minister Manuel González Sanz visited Israel for the first time last week, spending three days in the Jewish state in a…

VIDEO: New Costa Rican documentary explains forced Central American migration
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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VIDEO: New Costa Rican documentary explains forced Central American migration

Elizabeth Lang - April 4, 2017

Waves of Central American migration toward the United States have been increasing during the past decade, but the root causes are often misunderstood. To tell the untold stories…

Costa Rica detains Somalian on terrorist alert
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica detains Somalian on terrorist alert

Michael Krumholtz - March 23, 2017

Costa Rican authorities say they detained a suspected terrorist in the country Wednesday after receiving an alert from U.S. immigration officials. Pubic Security Minister Gustavo Mata said in…

How a refugee family opened their home to me
A Letter Home
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A Letter Home
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How a refugee family opened their home to me

Lari Quesada - February 28, 2017

When I traveled from Costa Rica to Belgium and began my exchange program there, a refugee camp near the high school where I studied caught my attention.…

Central American leaders confident Trump won’t revoke CAFTA
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CAFTA
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Central American leaders confident Trump won’t revoke CAFTA

AFP - January 25, 2017

While President Donald Trump is scrapping or revising major trade accords, Central America believes a pact it has with the United States will emerge unscathed. Government officials…

The election was over, and yet we marched
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The election was over, and yet we marched

Katie Quirk - January 23, 2017

See also: Hundreds turn out for San José Women's March When my family moved from the United States to Monteverde, Costa Rica, for a year, my husband…

PHOTOS: Hundreds turn out for San José Women’s March
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Costa Rica
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PHOTOS: Hundreds turn out for San José Women’s March

AFP and Tico Times - January 21, 2017

Hundreds of people packed the streets of San José today for a demonstration of solidarity with the Women's March on Washington. The U.S. event, which inspired hundreds of…

U.S. Ambassador Haney to continue in his post
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Costa Rica
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U.S. Ambassador Haney to continue in his post

Tico Times Staff - January 18, 2017

S. Fitzgerald Haney has received authorization to stay on in his post as U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica, the U.S. Embassy reported Wednesday evening. "I am very…