What Trump’s achievement has inspired
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Donald Trump
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What Trump’s achievement has inspired

Alvaro Murillo - November 11, 2016

See also: Make Costa Rica great again? I am one of millions who froze in front of a screen on Tuesday night and Wednesday, watching a stream…

Judge approves extradition of Mexican drug lord Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán
Crime
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Crime
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Judge approves extradition of Mexican drug lord Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán

AFP - October 20, 2016

Mexico's government moved closer on Thursday to achieving the extradition of notorious drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán to the United States, after a judge rejected an appeal.…

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…

US donates $19 million to Costa Rica Coast Guard
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Costa Rica
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US donates $19 million to Costa Rica Coast Guard

Zach Dyer - June 22, 2016

The U.S. government will donate two Island-class cutter patrol boats with a total value of $18.9 million to the Costa Rican Coast Guard. The 110-foot ships will…

Jill Biden: Costa Rica is a leader in gender equality
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Jill Biden: Costa Rica is a leader in gender equality

Zach Dyer - June 19, 2016

Waving Costa Rican and U.S. flags, girls studying science and technology welcomed the second lady of the United States, Dr. Jill Biden, on Sunday as she kicked…

Costa Rica’s poor live longer than poor in the US, study finds
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Health
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Costa Rica’s poor live longer than poor in the US, study finds

Zach Dyer - January 8, 2016

If you're poor in Costa Rica, you'll probably live longer than your relatively poor counterparts in the U.S., according to a new study. If you're rich, though,…

Year-end campaign invites public to share why they love Costa Rica
Expat Living
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Expat Living
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Year-end campaign invites public to share why they love Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - December 16, 2015

As a U.S. citizen living in Costa Rica, I’ve always felt a little sad about the fact that Black Friday is alive and well here without the…

Reforms by Castro, Obama set stage for Cuban migration spike
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Business
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Reforms by Castro, Obama set stage for Cuban migration spike

Zach Dyer - November 20, 2015

The face-off between Cuban migrants and the Nicaraguan military at the Peñas Blancas border crossing this week has become a dramatic backdrop for an exodus of Cubans from…

Costa Rica fought – briefly – in World War I
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Global
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Costa Rica fought – briefly – in World War I

Zach Dyer - November 11, 2015

Wednesday marked Veterans Day in the United States but the federal holiday, Armistice Day, was originally designated to honor the end of active combat in the First World…

Costa Rica police bust Cuban migrants smuggling operation
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Crime
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Costa Rica police bust Cuban migrants smuggling operation

Zach Dyer - November 10, 2015

More than 100 police with air support carried out eight raids across Costa Rica Tuesday morning, targeting an organized crime network responsible for smuggling Cuban migrants from Panama to…