Arcadio’s World
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Arcadio’s World

Arcadio - February 27, 2017

‘I feel like they cut me down to the roots’: A Salvadoran refugee’s story
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Costa Rica
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‘I feel like they cut me down to the roots’: A Salvadoran refugee’s story

Zach Dyer - August 16, 2016

Jonathan knew something bad was about to happen but the punch to the head took him by surprise. The blow, landed by one of four members of…

Costa Rica to host Central Americans seeking asylum in US
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica to host Central Americans seeking asylum in US

Zach Dyer - July 26, 2016

The governments of the United States and Costa Rica announced Tuesday that Costa Rica would begin hosting Central American refugees applying for asylum in the United States…

Refugee program for Central Americans ‘still on the drawing board’: US official
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Central America
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Refugee program for Central Americans ‘still on the drawing board’: US official

Jill Replogle - July 11, 2016

Six months after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced plans to expand options for Central Americans fleeing violence and persecution in their home countries, those plans…

Nearly 150,000 Central Americans expected to seek asylum this year
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Nearly 150,000 Central Americans expected to seek asylum this year

Zach Dyer - July 7, 2016

Asylum-seekers are fleeing El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras at a scale never before seen in the region, the United Nations refugee agency said Wednesday. The Office of the…

FARC cease-fire could change Costa Rica’s refugee population
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Colombia
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FARC cease-fire could change Costa Rica’s refugee population

Zach Dyer - June 27, 2016

Both sides of Colombia’s civil war shook hands in Havana, Cuba on Thursday after signing a cease-fire agreement that could pave the way to peace in the…

More Central Americans seek asylum in Costa Rica 
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Costa Rica
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More Central Americans seek asylum in Costa Rica 

Zach Dyer - June 21, 2016

Costa Rica is increasingly becoming a destination for people seeking asylum, many of them from other Central American countries plagued by violence. Costa Rica received more than 2,000…

Deporting 600 migrants back to Africa could be expensive, and impossible
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Costa Rica
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Deporting 600 migrants back to Africa could be expensive, and impossible

Zach Dyer - April 25, 2016

Costa Rica is getting tough-ish on the some 600, mostly African migrants camped out on its southern border in Paso Canoas. The government announced over the weekend…

Mud-soaked migrants fight for food as Greek border blockade drags on
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Global
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Mud-soaked migrants fight for food as Greek border blockade drags on

Vassilis Kyriakoulis and Sophie Makris | AFP - March 1, 2016

IDOMENI, Greece -- Desperate and freezing, migrants scramble over each other to grab food thrown out from the back of a van. It has been a long, cold night…

NATO ships to combat migrant-smuggling networks in Aegean
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Crime
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NATO ships to combat migrant-smuggling networks in Aegean

Thomas Gibbons-Neff and Griff Witte | The Washington Post - February 11, 2016

BRUSSELS - NATO dispatched warships to the Aegean Sea on Thursday to target people-smuggling operations, marking the most direct intervention by the NATO alliance to cope with…