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Peru Gives Visas To Thousands of Crisis-Weary Venezuelans

Peru Gives Visas To Thousands of Crisis-Weary Venezuelans

Opposition supporters take part in a rally against President Nicolas Maduro’s government in Caracas, Venezuela, October 26, 2016. Thomson Reuters TODAY VENEZUELA (Reuters) Peru has created a temporary visa that will allow thousands of Venezuelans to work and study in the country, part of a migratory policy that aims to “build bridges” and “not walls,” […]

The Trump Effect on Costa Rica

The Trump Effect on Costa Rica

(QCOSTARICA) To the surprise of many Donald Trump won “bigly” the presidency of the United States.  In Costa Rica, the big question is how will a Trump presidency affect Costa Rica and the rest of Latin America, especially when it comes to trade, jobs, foreign policy and immigration. An article by ElFinancierocr.com explains the possible […]

U.S. Should End Special Treatment For Cubans, Says Costa Rica Foreign Minister

U.S. Should End Special Treatment For Cubans, Says Costa Rica Foreign Minister

(QCOSTARICA) In Washington this week, Costa Rica’s Foreign Minister called on the United States to do away with the Cuban Adjustment Act, ending the special treatment of Cubans who travel through South and Central America to reach the U.S. Manuel González said this week in the U.S capitol that the United States policy is largely […]

Costa Rica President Solis Keeps Pope Francis Waiting

Costa Rica President Solis Keeps Pope Francis Waiting

QCOSTARICA – Pope Francis got on Friday first hand experience of “tico time” from none other than President Luis Guillermo Solis,  arriving 20 minutes late for his scheduled meeting at the Vatican. Solis blamed his tardiness on a “misunderstanding between the Vatican and the Costa Rica delegation”, accelerating the protocol, leaving only 20 minutes of […]

U.S. Plans Mass Deportations of Central American Immigrants

U.S. Plans Mass Deportations of Central American Immigrants

Q24N – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has begun preparing for a series of raids that would target for deportation hundreds of undocumented Central American immigrant families, says The Washington Post. Early in 2016,  the nationwide campaign is to be carried out by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents. The raids would be […]