Wednesday, 27 May 2020

Nicaragua Reinforces Border With Costa Rica To Prevent Crossing of African Migrants

Nicaragua beefs up migratory controls at Las Tablillas border with Costa Rica. Photo  Carlos Hernández, La Nacion
Nicaragua beefs up migratory controls at Las Tablillas border with Costa Rica. Photo Carlos Hernández, La Nacion

QCOSTARICA – Nicaragua has sent reinforcements at Las Tablillas border with Costa Rica, ahead of the possible arrival of African and Cuban migrants who entered Costa Rica by way of Panama this past week.

Since Saturday, more than 100 additional police officers, including riot police and military personnel have been posted at Las Tablillas, in the area of Los Chiles, in Costa Rica’s northern zone, reports La Nacion.

According to sources in the area, the fear is that the migrants, under the darkness of night may move north intending to enter Nicaragua on their way to the United States.

- paying the bills -

In fact, Costa Rica police say they have so far stopped four undocumented Africans. They were transferred to the immigration headquarters in San Jose.

The La Nacion says it observed over the weekend authorities in Nicaragua prevent Nicaraguans who usually use this border crossing, to enter Costa Rica.

According locals, this is the first time it happens. Among the turned back, was a mother with a child in her arms, covered with a blanket, due to the strong sun.

Costa Rica is also patrolling the border.

- paying the bills -
- paying the bills -
Rico
Ricohttp://www.theqmedia.com
"Rico" is the crazy mind behind the Q media websites, a series of online magazines where everything is Q! In these times of new normal, stay at home. Stay safe. Stay healthy.

Related Articles

Ford hires company in Costa Rica for 100,000 key parts for artificial ventilators

(QCOSTARICA) The Ford Motor Company transformed one of its production lines...

Daniel Ortega’s wife lashes out against Costa Rica

(QCOSTARICA) Without saying the name, Rosario Murillo, Nicaragua's vice-president and wife...

MOST READ

Bishop of Alajuela confirmed total adherece to ‘Church Doctrine’ on equal marriage

(QCOSTARICA) “We have to be tolerant, we live in an open society. We live our faith, we deepen our faith; But we are glad...

Joel Campbell and his wife light up social networks with a super-sensual photo

Fernanda Mora, the wife of Costa Rican footballer Joel Campbell, published a hot photograph with her sweetheart, which raised the temperature of her followers...

Father sentenced to 31 Years For Sexual Abuse of Minor Daughter

(QCOSTARICA) The expertise of a doctor of the Costa Rican Social Security Fund (CCSS) revealed that a girl was raped by her own father...

Perception of the economy: 76% of Costa Rican say it is the worst time to buy a house

(QCOSTARICA) Consumer perception has plummeted to its lowest level in almost two decades due to the crisis generated by the new coronavirus pandemic. This is...

Foreigner committing murder in Costa Rica cannot be denied citizenship

(QCOSTARICA) It is almost impossible to believe, but it is so. Officials from the Civil Registry of the Tribunal Supremo de Elecciones (TSE) have...

Young victim of human trafficking: “They had a psychologist and made me believe that everything was fine”

"I got a message on Facebook, I did not know the person who sent it, nor were we friends on that social network, but...

Let's Keep This Going!

To be updated with all the latest news and information about Costa Rica and Latin America.