Pope Francis arrives in New York to rock-star welcome
Everyone's favorite pope
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Everyone's favorite pope
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Pope Francis arrives in New York to rock-star welcome

Jean-Louis DE LA VAISSIERE and Jennie MATTHEW | AFP - September 24, 2015

Pope Francis was treated to a rock-star welcome in New York Thursday as he embarked on the second leg of his U.S. tour after addressing Congress and…

Costa Rica takes New York: Gala evening supports new expat mentoring program
Events
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Events
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Costa Rica takes New York: Gala evening supports new expat mentoring program

Adriane Gelpi - June 3, 2015

On the streets of midtown Manhattan, another cloudy, muggy mid-week work day was wrapping up.  Inside one event space, however, a very colorful Tico scene was just…

New York pizzeria owners trafficked cocaine hidden in Costa Rican cassava
Crime
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Crime
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New York pizzeria owners trafficked cocaine hidden in Costa Rican cassava

Zach Dyer - May 8, 2015

In a tale that sounds like the plot of a Mario Puzo novel, a family-owned pizzeria in Queens, New York was the center of a trans-Atlantic drug…

Millions brace for monster blizzard in US Northeast
Blizzard
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Blizzard
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Millions brace for monster blizzard in US Northeast

Jennie Matthew | AFP - January 26, 2015

NEW YORK – Tens of millions of U.S. residents from New Jersey to the Canadian border braced themselves Monday for a ferocious blizzard that New York's mayor warned…

New York creates ID card for all, even immigrants without previous documentation
Expat Living
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Expat Living
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New York creates ID card for all, even immigrants without previous documentation

AFP - July 10, 2014

NEW YORK – New York Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday signed a new law creating an ID card for anyone who wants it, including immigrants without…

Crime
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New York arrests 70 for child porn

AFP - May 21, 2014

NEW YORK – Two police officers, a rabbi and a Boy Scout leader are among 70 men and one woman arrested on child pornography charges in the…

New York building explodes, collapses
Explosions
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Explosions
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New York building explodes, collapses

AFP - March 12, 2014

NEW YORK – A residential building in New York's East Harlem neighborhood exploded and collapsed on Wednesday, sparking a serious fire and engulfing the area in thick…

Abstention
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Costa Rica’s elections tribunal blames the Super Bowl for low voter turnout abroad

Matt Levin - February 6, 2014

Last Sunday's presidential election marked the first time that Costa Ricans could vote from abroad. But not many of them did -- and part of the problem…