Will Pinto return to the World Cup?
World Cup 2018
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World Cup 2018
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Will Pinto return to the World Cup?

Noe Leiva / AFP - November 9, 2017

Under the guidance of head coach Jorge Luis Pinto – famed in Costa Rica for leading La Sele to World Cup glory in 2014 – Honduras will…

A plea against deportation
Immigration
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Immigration
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A plea against deportation

AFP - November 6, 2017

Children hold posters asking the U.S. Federal Government to renew Temporary Protected Status during a press conference about TPS for people from Haiti, Honduras, Nicaragua and El…

Central American envoys in Israel  Don’t forget about us
Central America
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Central America
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Central American envoys in Israel Don’t forget about us

Larry Luxner - September 20, 2017

TEL AVIV — As Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu wrapped up his historic trip to Argentina, Colombia and Mexico — marking the first time any Israeli leader has ever…

Panama drops off Cuban migrants on Costa Rica’s doorstep
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Panama drops off Cuban migrants on Costa Rica’s doorstep

AFP - April 6, 2017

Panamanian officials apparently dropped a group of 71 unwanted Cubans at the Panama-Costa Rica border Thursday in an operation highlighting a pass-the-buck strategy between Central American countries…

Central American leaders confident Trump won’t revoke CAFTA
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…

U.S. woman to be deported after living in airport in Colombia
Colombia
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Colombia
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U.S. woman to be deported after living in airport in Colombia

AFP and The Tico Times - January 5, 2017

Sure, holiday lines at Juan Santamaría International Airport might make it feel like you're living at the airport occasionally – but can you imagine really taking up…

PHOTOS: Hurricane Otto begins path of destruction through Central America
Caribbean
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Caribbean
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PHOTOS: Hurricane Otto begins path of destruction through Central America

AFP - November 23, 2016

Otto, the tropical storm that returned to Category 1 hurricane status on Wednesday evening, has already begun affecting parts of Panama and Nicaragua. The sixth Atlantic storm of the…

Nearly 150,000 Central Americans expected to seek asylum this year
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Nearly 150,000 Central Americans expected to seek asylum this year

Zach Dyer - July 7, 2016

Asylum-seekers are fleeing El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras at a scale never before seen in the region, the United Nations refugee agency said Wednesday. The Office of the…

Costa Rica ‘cautiously’ rejoins SICA
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica ‘cautiously’ rejoins SICA

Zach Dyer - July 1, 2016

Foreign Minister Manuel González announced Thursday that Costa Rica would rejoin the Central American Integration System, SICA, after a six-month hiatus. González told reporters in an audio…

Anger builds where Obama seeks shelter for migrant children
Global
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Global
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Anger builds where Obama seeks shelter for migrant children

Lauren Etter and Jennifer Oldham | Bloomberg - February 16, 2016

Amid a resurgence in the pace of unaccompanied migrant children crossing the U.S. border, President Barack Obama is facing angry opposition as he searches for places to…