VIDEO: New Costa Rican documentary explains forced Central American migration
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Arts and Culture
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VIDEO: New Costa Rican documentary explains forced Central American migration

Elizabeth Lang - April 4, 2017

Waves of Central American migration toward the United States have been increasing during the past decade, but the root causes are often misunderstood. To tell the untold stories…

Costa Rican Men’s National Team hopes to make history again in Mexico
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rican Men’s National Team hopes to make history again in Mexico

Michael Krumholtz - March 22, 2017

History does not bode well for Costa Rica on the verge of its Friday World Cup Qualifier in Mexico. Not only does Costa Rica rarely play well against Mexico in…

Mexico takes Costa Rica ban on avocados to World Trade Organization
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Mexico takes Costa Rica ban on avocados to World Trade Organization

L. Arias - March 8, 2017

The World Trade Organization (WTO) reported that Mexico filed a complaint on Wednesday against Costa Rica over its ban on imports of Hass avocados from that country,…

Costa Rica evaluates lifting ban on Mexican avocados
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Costa Rica evaluates lifting ban on Mexican avocados

L. Arias - February 23, 2017

Guac lovers, rejoice: Costa Rica's ban on imports of Hass avocados from Mexico could end as soon as this year. The Agriculture and Livestock Ministry (MAG) confirmed…

Judge approves extradition of Mexican drug lord Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán
Crime
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Crime
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Judge approves extradition of Mexican drug lord Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán

AFP - October 20, 2016

Mexico's government moved closer on Thursday to achieving the extradition of notorious drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán to the United States, after a judge rejected an appeal.…

Police seize 20,000 contraband avocados at Panama border
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Agriculture
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Police seize 20,000 contraband avocados at Panama border

Zach Dyer - May 13, 2016

Border police seized 20,000 apparently illegal avocados at the Panama border on Thursday afternoon, the latest in the ongoing avocado saga that began when Costa Rica banned…

Officer arrested in killing of Mexican journalist
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Crime
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Officer arrested in killing of Mexican journalist

AFP - February 26, 2016

OAXACA, Mexico -- Mexican authorities have arrested a local police chief in connection with the murder of a journalist in the southern state of Oaxaca, among the latest reporters…

Mexico’s Vicente Fox so mad at Trump he drops the F-bomb
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Donald Trump
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Mexico’s Vicente Fox so mad at Trump he drops the F-bomb

Carola Solé | AFP - February 25, 2016

MEXICO CITY – Donald Trump's rhetoric about Mexico got a tongue-lashing Thursday, with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden calling it "dangerous" and a former Mexican president dropping…

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Mexico’s Peña Nieto visits city of Iguala, where students vanished

AFP - February 24, 2016

https://twitter.com/AristeguiOnline/status/702592491221028866 IGUALA, Mexico – Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto visited the southern city of Iguala Wednesday for the first time since 43 students vanished there in 2014 in…