Venezuela accuses Costa Rica of ‘subordination’ to U.S.
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Venezuela accuses Costa Rica of ‘subordination’ to U.S.

AFP - October 20, 2018

Venezuela criticized Costa Rica this week for expressing support for several countries that have asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate the government of Nicolás Maduro…

Costa Rica grants asylum to Nicaraguan activist Alvaro Leiva
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Costa Rica grants asylum to Nicaraguan activist Alvaro Leiva

AFP - October 18, 2018

Costa Rica granted the Nicaraguan human rights activist Alvaro Leiva political asylum last week. Leiva is the secretary of the Nicaraguan Association for Human Rights (ANPDH), which…

Court rejects tax reform and asks legislators to eliminate four points
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Court rejects tax reform and asks legislators to eliminate four points

Luis Fernando Cascante / Semanario Universidad - October 17, 2018

Costa Rica's Plenary Court has rejected the proposed tax reform bill in its current state and asked the members of the Legislative Assembly to correct four points…

30 protesters released from prison in Nicaragua
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30 protesters released from prison in Nicaragua

AFP / The Tico Times - October 17, 2018

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega freed 30 political opponents on Monday, an action greeted with relief by human rights organizations. They say that they still have not forgotten…

Trump warns Honduran president to stop migrants en route to U.S.
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Immigration
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Trump warns Honduran president to stop migrants en route to U.S.

AFP - October 16, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. President Donald Trump warned his Honduran counterpart on Tuesday that he must stop a caravan of thousands of migrants that left his country…

The Tico Times Weekly Digest: Oct. 15, 2018
Tico Times Weekly Digest
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Tico Times Weekly Digest
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The Tico Times Weekly Digest: Oct. 15, 2018

The Tico Times - October 15, 2018

In this week's episode of the Weekly Digest, a wrap-up of last week's heavy rains, plus more news from around Costa Rica and ticotimes.net. This week's Digest…

Guatemala Fuego eruption is over: officials
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Guatemala Fuego eruption is over: officials

AFP - October 15, 2018

The most recent eruption of Guatemala's Fuego volcano ended Saturday, an official source said, with locals escaping a repeat of June's eruption that killed 190. However, mild to…

Nicaragua police arrest 20, use stun grenades to end protest
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Nicaragua police arrest 20, use stun grenades to end protest

AFP - October 15, 2018

Some 20 protesters were arrested Sunday when Nicaraguan police swooped in to break up a meeting of demonstrators gathering for a march against the government of President…

A look back at our 5 questions for Costa Rican photographer Ivannia Alvarado
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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A look back at our 5 questions for Costa Rican photographer Ivannia Alvarado

Elizabeth Lang - October 14, 2018

Our Weekend Arts Spotlight feature has profiled a lot of artists and gone through several changes throughout the years. One artist we profiled is now the reporter…

Update: Costa Rican Red Cross finds body of missing U.S. newlywed following Southern Zone floods
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Update: Costa Rican Red Cross finds body of missing U.S. newlywed following Southern Zone floods

Katherine Stanley - October 13, 2018

The Costa Rican Red Cross stated they found the body of missing U.S. newlywed Josh Byrne, 30, Saturday afternoon. Josh went missing Thursday night near Dominical in Costa…