Venezuela dominates agenda ahead of Trump’s Latin American visit
News
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News
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Venezuela dominates agenda ahead of Trump’s Latin American visit

Alina Dieste / AFP - April 8, 2018

Venezuela will be the dominant issue during the first visit of'U.S. President Donald Trump to Latin America this week, but according to analysts, a crusade by the…

Panama investigates owner-manager row at Trump hotel
Business
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Business
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Panama investigates owner-manager row at Trump hotel

AFP - February 27, 2018

PANAMA CITY, PANAMA – Panamanian prosecutors are investigating a dispute between owners and the management of a Trump hotel, a skyscraper that cuts a distinctive figure among the…

Central American reactions continue following Trump’s ‘shithole countries’ remark
Immigration
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Immigration
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Central American reactions continue following Trump’s ‘shithole countries’ remark

AFP and The Tico Times - January 16, 2018

International reactions have continued to U.S. President Donald Trump's description of El Salvador, Haiti and a number of African countries as "shithole countries" during a meeting with…

Trump describes El Salvador, Haiti, African nations as ‘shithole countries’
Immigration
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Immigration
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Trump describes El Salvador, Haiti, African nations as ‘shithole countries’

AFP and The Tico Times - January 11, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. President Donald Trump reportedly lashed out in a Thursday meeting with lawmakers about immigration reform, demanding to know why the U.S. should accept citizens…

U.S. ends protected status for 200,000 Salvadoran immigrants
Central America
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Central America
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U.S. ends protected status for 200,000 Salvadoran immigrants

Paul Handley / AFP - January 9, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. government announced Monday the end of a special protected status for about 200,000 Salvadoran immigrants, a move that threatens with deportation tens…

Following Trump, Guatemala begins process to move embassy to Jerusalem
Central America
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Central America
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Following Trump, Guatemala begins process to move embassy to Jerusalem

Edgar Calderón / AFP - December 26, 2017

Guatemala said Monday it is starting the process of moving its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, after President Jimmy Morales announced the day before that he would…

Smartphone app for migrants being piloted in Central America, Mexico
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Smartphone app for migrants being piloted in Central America, Mexico

AFP - September 30, 2017

A smartphone app designed to help migrants safely move through countries is being tested in Central America and Mexico starting this week ahead of a wider roll-out…

Nuclear disarmament is just ‘common sense,’ says Costa Rican President Solís
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Nuclear disarmament is just ‘common sense,’ says Costa Rican President Solís

AFP - September 21, 2017

Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís said that the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons signed by dozens of countries on Wednesday is nothing more than…

President Trump nominates Sharon Day as ambassador to Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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President Trump nominates Sharon Day as ambassador to Costa Rica

L. Arias - June 15, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump has nominated Sharon Day, a former Republican National Committee co-chair from Fort Lauderdale, to be his ambassador to Costa Rica. Day’s nomination is part of a…

Costa Rican government responds to Trump’s climate accords exit
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Climate Change
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Costa Rican government responds to Trump’s climate accords exit

The Tico Times - June 2, 2017

In the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement on June 1 that he would seek his country's exist from the Paris Climate Agreement, Costa Rica's Presidency,…