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…

5 questions for a Honduran artist
Artists
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Artists
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5 questions for a Honduran artist

Elizabeth Lang - April 8, 2017

Over the years, a number of writers, artists and filmmakers have told the stories of Central American migrants and the challenges they face. However, the latest project from Honduran artist Pável…

Presidents Obama, Solís sign historic security donation for Costa Rica
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Presidents Obama, Solís sign historic security donation for Costa Rica

L. Arias - August 22, 2016

Costa Rica President Luis Guillermo Solís, U.S. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joseph Biden announced an unprecedented donation of security equipment for Costa Rica on Monday during…

President Solís to discuss migration, green energy with US Vice President Joe Biden
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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President Solís to discuss migration, green energy with US Vice President Joe Biden

L. Arias - August 18, 2016

President Luis Guillermo Solís will meet next Monday with U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden in Washington D.C. to talk about regional security, irregular migration and renewable energy. Solís…

Central America arrests break up major human trafficking ring, police say
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Central America arrests break up major human trafficking ring, police say

L. Arias - June 29, 2016

Judicial and immigration officials in Costa Rica on Tuesday arrested two men suspected of forming part of a criminal group responsible for smuggling migrants across the Americas on their…

On patrol with the Costa Rican Border Police
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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On patrol with the Costa Rican Border Police

Zach Dyer - June 27, 2016

RÍO CLARO, Puntarenas — It’s 7 a.m. at the Kilometer 35 border checkpoint and members of a Border Police squad stand in a line in brown uniforms as…

Costa Rica pushes greater regional cooperation on Cuban, African migration
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica pushes greater regional cooperation on Cuban, African migration

Zach Dyer - April 13, 2016

Barely a month after Costa Rica concluded a massive airlift of Cuban migrants stranded in the country, regional leaders gathered in San José on Tuesday to address persistent problems…

Obama administration placed children with human traffickers, report says
Crime
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Crime
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Obama administration placed children with human traffickers, report says

Abbie VanSickle | Special to The Washington Post - January 28, 2016

The Obama administration failed to protect thousands of Central American children who have flooded across the U.S. border since 2011, leaving them vulnerable to traffickers and other…

Cuban migrant airlift set to continue but could take months
Cuban migrants
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Cuban migrants
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Cuban migrant airlift set to continue but could take months

Zach Dyer - January 21, 2016

The Cuban airlift out of Costa Rica is set to continue next week after regional leaders came to an agreement on a tentative schedule Wednesday afternoon, according…

Cuban migrant airlift from Costa Rica starts Jan. 12
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Cuban migrant airlift from Costa Rica starts Jan. 12

Zach Dyer - January 7, 2016

Next Tuesday is a day many Cuban migrants in Costa Rica have been waiting for ever since they left the island to try to reach the United…