The Tico Times Dispatch: February news roundup
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The Tico Times Dispatch: February news roundup

Alexander Villegas - March 2, 2019

It's a new month, so it's time to get up to speed. The news this February will have a lasting impact on Costa Rica and Latin America. Former…

Costa Rica again voices support for new elections, peaceful transition in Venezuela
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica again voices support for new elections, peaceful transition in Venezuela

AFP and The Tico Times - February 27, 2019

Costa Rica reaffirmed Tuesday that it supports new, fair elections in Venezuela and that it rejects a military solution to the ongoing crisis, justifying its refusal to…

At Costa Rica’s request, Guaidó-appointed ambassador temporarily leaves embassy
Foreign Policy
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Foreign Policy
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At Costa Rica’s request, Guaidó-appointed ambassador temporarily leaves embassy

AFP and The Tico Times - February 22, 2019

María Faría, appointed ambassador to Costa Rica by Juan Guaidó, Venezuela’s self-proclaimed interim president, left the embassy Thursday at the request of the Costa Rican government, the…

Guaidó-appointed ambassador takes possession of Venezuelan embassy in Costa Rica
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Guaidó-appointed ambassador takes possession of Venezuelan embassy in Costa Rica

AFP and The Tico Times - February 21, 2019

Maria Faría, appointed ambassador by the self-proclaimed interim president of Venezuela, Juan Guaidó, took possession of her country's diplomatic headquarters in Costa Rica on Wednesday. The Costa…

Costa Rica demands Maduro-accredited diplomats leave country
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica demands Maduro-accredited diplomats leave country

AFP and The Tico Times - February 16, 2019

The Costa Rican government demanded three Venezuelan diplomats accredited by President Nicolás Maduro leave the country within 60 calendar days, or before April 15, Costa Rica's Foreign…

Maduro blasts US for ‘stealing’ billions and offering ‘crumbs’
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Maduro blasts US for ‘stealing’ billions and offering ‘crumbs’

Maria Isabel Sanchez / AFP - February 16, 2019

President Nicolas Maduro hit out at the United States on Friday for "stealing" billions of dollars and offering "crumbs" in return as humanitarian aid, as Washington sanctioned…

Lima Group, including Costa Rica, to meet next week regarding Venezuela
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Lima Group, including Costa Rica, to meet next week regarding Venezuela

AFP and The Tico Times - February 14, 2019

The Lima Group, which includes several Latin American countries and Canada, will meet next week in Bogota to emphasize its support for opposition leader Juan Guaidó, recognized…

Presidents of Argentina, Uruguay to meet regarding Venezuela crisis
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Venezuela
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Presidents of Argentina, Uruguay to meet regarding Venezuela crisis

AFP and The Tico Times - February 12, 2019

The presidents of Uruguay, Tabaré Vázquez, and of Argentina, Mauricio Macri, will meet on Wednesday with an "open agenda" that will include discussing the ongoing political crisis…

Europeans, Latin Americans to meet on Venezuela crisis
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Latin America
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Europeans, Latin Americans to meet on Venezuela crisis

AFP / Jordane Bertrand and Lujan Scarpinelli - February 7, 2019

An international meeting to negotiate a solution to the Venezuelan crisis was set to open Thursday in Montevideo as President Nicolás Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó…

Costa Rica, EU and Latam contact group on Venezuela will meet Thursday
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica, EU and Latam contact group on Venezuela will meet Thursday

AFP - February 3, 2019

European and Latin American countries that form an "international contact group" hoping to end Venezuela's political crisis will hold their first meeting in Montevideo on Thursday, the…