Venezuelan lawmaker says in Costa Rica that her people eat from garbage trucks
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Venezuelan lawmaker says in Costa Rica that her people eat from garbage trucks

L. Arias - April 25, 2017

Venezuelan opposition lawmaker Dinorah Figuera talked about the situation in her country at a press conference at the Legislative Assembly in San José, saying that while Venezuela…

Costa Rica begins relocating migrants camped out at Nicaragua border
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica begins relocating migrants camped out at Nicaragua border

L. Arias - September 28, 2016

Costa Rican officials announced plans this week to relocate migrants from Haiti, Asia and Africa who have been camped out near the country's border with Nicaragua hoping to…

Costa Rica President Solís advocates for migrants at UN General Assembly
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Costa Rica President Solís advocates for migrants at UN General Assembly

L. Arias - September 21, 2016

President Luis Guillermo Solís urged members of the United Nations on Tuesday evening to find ways to ensure protection of refugees' and migrants' human rights — at a…

As Nicaragua elections approach, banned opposition decries Ortega’s budding dictatorship
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As Nicaragua elections approach, banned opposition decries Ortega’s budding dictatorship

Michael Krumholtz - September 5, 2016

MASAYA, Nicaragua — Protesters circled around the iconic statue of San Jerónimo that leads into the city of Masaya, a half-hour south of the Nicaraguan capital Managua,…

Nicaragua’s Ortega puts wife as VP on re-election ballot
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Latin America
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Nicaragua’s Ortega puts wife as VP on re-election ballot

AFP - August 3, 2016

MANAGUA, Nicaragua -- President Daniel Ortega put his wife, Rosario Murillo, down as his future vice president on a joint ticket for his re-election in a November 6…

Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff impeached, will be suspended from office
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Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff impeached, will be suspended from office

Nick Miroff and Dom Phillips | The Washington Post - May 12, 2016

BRASÍLIA, Brazil - Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff was impeached Thursday and will be suspended from office after senators voted overwhelmingly to put her on trial for allegedly…

Brazil’s impeachment battle isn’t over, but it’s looking grim for President Rousseff
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Brazil
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Brazil’s impeachment battle isn’t over, but it’s looking grim for President Rousseff

Dom Phillips and Nick Miroff | The Washington Post - April 18, 2016

BRASIÍLIA, Brazil - A weekend vote by Brazilian lawmakers to impeach President Dilma Rousseff was only one step in the push to unseat her. But the lopsided…

Death toll climbs to 10 in Peru guerrilla attack on election eve
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Death toll climbs to 10 in Peru guerrilla attack on election eve

AFP - April 11, 2016

LIMA, Peru -- A weekend guerrilla attack targeting soldiers on the eve of Peru's presidential elections killed 10 people, authorities said Monday, raising an earlier toll. The army…

Brazil’s Rousseff condemns ‘coup’ as judge blocks Lula
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Brazil
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Brazil’s Rousseff condemns ‘coup’ as judge blocks Lula

Damian Wroclavsky | AFP - March 17, 2016

BRASÍLIA — Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff swore in predecessor Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva as her new cabinet chief Thursday, but a judge quickly quashed the appointment amid…