Costa Rica fans descend on Saint Petersburg
World Cup 2018
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World Cup 2018
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Costa Rica fans descend on Saint Petersburg

Katherine Stanley - June 22, 2018

A sea of red, white and blue, along with plenty of blue, yellow and green, brightened Saint Petersburg as the National Teams of Brazil and Costa Rica…

Costa Rica, Brazil battle rumors of tension and injury before high-stakes matchup
World Cup 2018
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World Cup 2018
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Costa Rica, Brazil battle rumors of tension and injury before high-stakes matchup

AFP and The Tico Times - June 19, 2018

The stakes couldn't be higher: if Costa Rica loses to its opponent on Friday, it will be out of the World Cup. That opponent? Just an up-and-coming…

World Cup 2018: Two Costa Rican fans travel to La Sele’s rival countries
World Cup 2018
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World Cup 2018
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World Cup 2018: Two Costa Rican fans travel to La Sele’s rival countries

Elizabeth Lang - June 9, 2018

How can one project capture the excitement surrounding the World Cup; the love Costa Ricans feel for their National Team, La Sele; a deep dive into the…

2018: A big year for Latin American elections
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Latin America
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2018: A big year for Latin American elections

by Tupac Pointu/AFP - December 29, 2017

MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY – Next year will be a big election year for Latin America, a region where democracy in many countries is only decades young, and where…

Brazil faux pas sparks heated debate in Legislative Assembly
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Costa Rica
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Brazil faux pas sparks heated debate in Legislative Assembly

L. Arias - September 30, 2016

Foreign Minister Manuel González Sanz told the Legislative Assembly on Thursday that Costa Rica’s decision to walk out of the United Nations (U.N.) session before Brazilian President…

Nowhere to go: A day at a Costa Rica migrant shelter
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Costa Rica
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Nowhere to go: A day at a Costa Rica migrant shelter

Zach Dyer - June 28, 2016

PASO CANOAS, Puntarenas — As the sun comes up people start to line up outside the mobile immigration processing center at the Red Cross camp just steps…

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

Brazilian bribe money funded Rousseff’s reelection, daily reports
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Brazil
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Brazilian bribe money funded Rousseff’s reelection, daily reports

AFP - April 7, 2016

BRASÍLIA, Brazil -- Bribe money from a giant corruption scheme at Brazilian state oil company Petrobras went into President Dilma Rousseff's reelection campaign coffers, a former CEO has told prosecutors,…

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…