Costa Ricans React to President Alvarado’s Deficit-Reduction Agenda

Posted by Editor
15/09/2018
Posted in Costa Rica

All last week, Costa Rican streets served as staging areas for a nationwide labor strike incited by public sector unions. For a country with a political history relatively less volatile than other Central American nations, the week’s strikes are an alarming development for government officials and global investors alike as frustrated citizens decry President Carlos …

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Nicaraguans Fleeing Ortega Find No Sanctuary in Costa Rica

Posted by Editor
02/09/2018

Amid the ongoing migration crises in Latin America, there are a few high profile individuals who observers are quick to blame. Of course, Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela and Danny Ortega of Nicaragua are the destructive and violent authoritarians that occupy headlines, but what’s often left out of the conversation is the ‘neighborhood’ response, not from …

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2,000 “Packets” of Cocaine Found in Small Boat off Costa Rican Coast

Posted by Editor
04/08/2018
Posted in Costa Rica, USA

The Costa Rican Coast Guard and Drug Control Service, in collaboration with the United States Coast Guard, apprehended three Colombian drug-traffickers aboard a low-profile vehicle (LPV) with a cargo of around 2,000 “packets” of cocaine. “The Costa Rican coast guard service and drug control police said three Colombian men were arrested and remain in custody …

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