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(Miami Herald) When Milton González realized thousands of his fellow Nicaraguans were being forced...

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(Liberia, Guanacaste) The Ad Astra Rocket Company has initiated two...

Sightings in the sky Tuesday night may have been meteor showers

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Tour Guide Suprised by Cougar In Corovado Beach

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Tour bus catches fire in restaurant parking on Ruta 32

On Saturday morning, a tour bus caught fire while parked outside a restaurant on the Ruta 32 (San Jose – Limon), near the Rio...

In Nicaragua, the violence of Ortega does not stop

On the first anniversary of the crisis in Nicaragua, April 18, 2019, we remember five of the caricatures by Mecho published on crhoy.com. In the...

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Arrivals Faced A 4 Hour Wait At The San Jose Airport on Saturday

A failure in the ‘sistema’ – system – had thousands of people arriving or leaving Costa Rica waiting. And waiting. And even more waiting....

11 Month Old Killed By Dog

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Europeans denounce Nicaragua’s ‘democratic crisis’

The European Parliament delegation following their recent visit to Nicaragua, urged President Daniel Ortega to release political prisoners, allow the return of banned human...

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Despite warning by crocodiles, bathers dive in!

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Nicaraguans in Costa Rica used pictures of the dead in protest

The community of Nicaraguans in exile in San Jose, Costa Rica, commemorated the anniversary of the start of demonstrations against the Government of Nicaragua...

Venezuelans find safety in Colombia

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Nicaragua: Lucia Piñeda’s Sister On Her Recent Visit To La Esperanza Prison

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A year into sociopolitical crisis, thousands of Nicaraguans continue to flee

Despite having little interest in politics, Manuel* found himself caught up in the violence and persecution that erupted in Nicaragua a year ago, after...

One year into Nicaragua crisis, more than 55,000 Seek Refuge In Costa Rica

(UNHCR) April 16, 2019 – A year into Nicaragua’s political and social crisis, an estimated 62,000 people have fled to neighbouring countries, with the...

Costa Rica has the fourth most expensive city in Latin America

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Venezuela Revokes Diplomatic Accreditation of Costa Rica’s Charge d’Affaires

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This unfamiliarity can make it easy for politicians to distort what’s going on there and hard for immigration advocates and social movements to muster...

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