The dark side of Nicaragua
No Sugar Please
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No Sugar Please
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The dark side of Nicaragua

Álvaro Murillo - July 5, 2018

On November 2016 I published a piece at Semanario Universidad entitled “Nicaragua, at the border of dictatorship” and I remember that many friends, contacts and readers criticized…

In Nicaragua 2018, living is resisting
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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In Nicaragua 2018, living is resisting

Ethelvina Sánchez - June 27, 2018

Nicaraguans celebrate Father's Day each June 23: a date that's also the anniversary of the birth of Carlos Fonseca Amador, one of the founders of the Sandinista…

Children in cages: this feels like defeat
No Sugar Please
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No Sugar Please
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Children in cages: this feels like defeat

Alvaro Murillo - June 20, 2018

I don’t know how I would feel if I weren’t a father. However, I am, and there are very few times that I’ve felt as sad as…

The testimony I never gave
#MeToo
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#MeToo
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The testimony I never gave

Mariana Loría Truque - June 16, 2018

I testify today, because I still can. I don’t know where to start. It feel like I never do, because it’s the type of story that begs…

Everyone loves Costa Rican seafood – but how was it caught?
Op-Ed
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Op-Ed
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Everyone loves Costa Rican seafood – but how was it caught?

Jorge Jiménez - May 11, 2018

"Anyway, like I was sayin', shrimp is the fruit of the sea. You can barbecue it, boil it, broil it, bake it, saute it. There's uh, shrimp-kabobs,…

Costa Rica’s Oscar Arias: ‘Oliver North and the NRA deserve each other’
Opinion
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Opinion
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Costa Rica’s Oscar Arias: ‘Oliver North and the NRA deserve each other’

Oscar Arias - May 10, 2018

People who have been honest, just and compassionate deserve every second chance they can get – but how bitter it is when people who have inflicted only…

Nicaragua’s primal scream
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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Nicaragua’s primal scream

Tim Rogers / Univision - April 21, 2018

This time feels different. There's an energy I haven't felt before. A sense of urgency. A groundswell. The people of Nicaragua aren't afraid anymore. Now the government…

Dear Costa Rica: This is just getting started
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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Dear Costa Rica: This is just getting started

Bernardo Montes de Oca - March 31, 2018

I usually turn in my column to my editor-in-chief well ahead of time. This time around I'll admit that, just like those homework assignments we used to…

Trouble in paradise: LGBTQ rights debate divides Costa Rica
Opinion
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Opinion
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Trouble in paradise: LGBTQ rights debate divides Costa Rica

Jorge Solano - March 26, 2018

The idea of Costa Rica as an oasis for gay and transgender people in Central America vanished in a single day. The perception that Costa Rica was…

Why I believe Costa Rica will learn, heal and rise
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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Why I believe Costa Rica will learn, heal and rise

Diego Delfino - February 6, 2018

At three in the morning, the phone rang. You know, when it rings at that hour, that it's not a good thing. You know. With our hearts…