Venezuela dominates agenda ahead of Trump’s Latin American visit
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Venezuela dominates agenda ahead of Trump’s Latin American visit

Alina Dieste / AFP - April 8, 2018

Venezuela will be the dominant issue during the first visit of'U.S. President Donald Trump to Latin America this week, but according to analysts, a crusade by the…

Venezuelan company to furlough workers in Costa Rica
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Business
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Venezuelan company to furlough workers in Costa Rica

AFP - April 6, 2018

A Venezuelan state-owned aluminum firm has announced it wants to furlough more than 300 workers at its Costa Rica plant because of lack of raw goods to…

Costa Rica calls on Venezuela to react to IACHR critique
Human Rights
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Human Rights
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Costa Rica calls on Venezuela to react to IACHR critique

AFP - February 13, 2018

The government of Costa Rica has made  “a vehement call for the reestablishment of the full constitutional order, respect for every person’s human rights, protection of their…

Costa Rica retrieves massive archaeological trove from Venezuela
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World Heritage
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Costa Rica retrieves massive archaeological trove from Venezuela

AFP - January 17, 2018

Costa Rica retrieved almost 200 pre-Columbian stone and ceramic pieces that had been confiscated from a Venezuelan collector – the biggest retrieval of archaeological pieces in Costa…

2018: A big year for Latin American elections
Latin America
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Latin America
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2018: A big year for Latin American elections

by Tupac Pointu/AFP - December 29, 2017

MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY – Next year will be a big election year for Latin America, a region where democracy in many countries is only decades young, and where…

Costa Rica, Lima Group call for urgent audit of Venezuelan elections
Latin America
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Latin America
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Costa Rica, Lima Group call for urgent audit of Venezuelan elections

AFP - October 18, 2017

The 12 countries that make up the recently formed Lima Group demanded on Tuesday that an urgent “independent audit” of the Venezuelan electoral process be carried out.…

Costa Rica, Venezuela clash at OAS summit in Mexico
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica, Venezuela clash at OAS summit in Mexico

L. Arias - June 20, 2017

The foreign ministers of Costa Rica and Venezuela engaged in a verbal spat after delegates at the 47th General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) failed…

Venezuelan lawmaker says in Costa Rica that her people eat from garbage trucks
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Costa Rica
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Venezuelan lawmaker says in Costa Rica that her people eat from garbage trucks

L. Arias - April 25, 2017

Venezuelan opposition lawmaker Dinorah Figuera talked about the situation in her country at a press conference at the Legislative Assembly in San José, saying that while Venezuela…

Arcadio’s World
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Cartoon
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Arcadio’s World

Arcadio - September 10, 2016

Rare good news in Venezuela: beer is back
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Business
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Rare good news in Venezuela: beer is back

AFP - June 2, 2016

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelans struggling through an economic crisis got a rare bit of good news Thursday when the country's largest brewery announced it had obtained a…