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Man Dies, 4-year-old Boy Missing In Migrant Boat Capsize Off Costa Rica

One dead and a boy missing off one of the two small boats carrying migrants trying to cross from Costa Rica to Nicaragua that capsized Friday night, authorities reported. The Ministerio de Seguridad Pública (MSP) said at least 19 migrants, said to be from Africa...

Costa Rica Detains Suspected ‘International Terrotist’ At Border

Q COSTA RICA - Fingerprinting of African migrants daily entering Costa Rica at the Panama border helped detect the arrival to country of a suspected 'international terrorist'. The man, a Somali national, identified as Mohamed Ibrahim Qoordheen, 25, was detained Wednesday night after the Ministerio...

Costa Rica Suspends Deportation of Haitian Migrants Due To Devastations of Hurricane Matthew

(QCOSTARICA) Haitian migrants in Costa Rica facing deportation are being offered relief due to the devastations suffered in Haiti by Hurricane Matthew. On Monday, the Dirección de Migración y Extranjería (immigration service) suspended the deportation of Haitians. Immigration director Gisela Yockchen, said the decision was made...

Costa Rica, A Magnet For Migrants

(NPR) Heard on All Things Considered - Costa Rica is best known for its vacation beaches and lush rain forests. But recently it has become a thoroughfare for tens of thousands of migrants from South America and elsewhere who are hoping to reach the...

Costa Rica Concerened Over Panama’s Decision To Allow Migrants To Cross The Border

(QCOSTARICA) Costa Rica in "concerned" over Wednesday's decision by Panama allowing migrants to cross the border, while it struggles around 2,500 migrants already in the country, at the Panama and Nicaragua border. Yesterday, Panamanian president Juan Carlos Varela, said that migrants arriving in Panama from...

Flow of Migrants At Southern Border “Unstoppable”

(QCOSTARICA) The flow of migrants into Costa Rica on the southern border with Panama has become unstoppable, hundreds arriving daily asking for a temporary visa, exceeding the capacity of the government response. According to immigration officials, they receiving more than 150 requests daily, for the...

First Baby Of African Migrants Born On Costa Rican Soil

(QCostarica) At 3:42pm on June 3, was born on Costa Rican soil the first baby of African migrants who entered the country last April in their attempt to reach the United States. The baby girl is the daughter of Marie Loude Gue, 35, who...

Half Of African Migrants Avoided Controls To Leave Costa Rica

(QCostarica) Evading immigration controls in Costa Rica and possibly those in Nicaragua, some 2,700 African and Haitian migrants found they way north, seeking to migrate to the United States. The Dirección de Migración y Extranjería (Costa Rica's immigration service) says that of the more than...

Migrant Bottleneck In Costa Rica Waiting To Reach The U.S.

The following is a story from Agence France-Presse (AFP) on the migrant crisis in Costa Rica, making news around the world.  Hundreds of African migrants (and Haitians pretending to be Africans) live in makeshift camps on the Costa Rica side of the Peñas Blancas...

African Migrants Stuck In Costa Rica Are Living A Nightmare

Stuck in Costa Rica, no way to move forward to their final destination, the United States, some 700 migrants amassed at the Peñas Blancas border waiting, hoping Nicaragua will open its border. are living a nightmare. “Nosotros aquí estamos sufriendo mucho.">"We here are suffering. We...

It’s Her Moral Duty: Cooking For African Migrants In Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA (NPR) It's her moral duty. That's the belief of Debora Matamoros Jiménez, who leads a volunteer cooking crew that, for two months, has fed the hundreds of African migrants stranded in Costa Rica and sheltered in makeshift tents in the town of Paso...

Costa Rica Allowing African Migrants Entry

QCOSTARICA - The hundreds of Africans stranded at the border between Costa Rica and Panama have free movement, as the Costa Rican government withdrew almost all the shelter staff. Confirmed, at the moment only two police officials and three immigration officers are present in the...

African Migrants in Peaceful Protest Against Government Decision To Deport Them

QCOSTARICA - This morning (Tuesday) a group of African migrants stranded in Paso Canoas, peacefully demonstrated against Costa Rica's thread of deportation to their home country. With chants and posters, the migrants repudiated the position of the Costa Rica government, that deportation is the only...

Deportation Will Be The Final Solution For African Migrants Who Re-enter Costa Rica Illegally

QCOSTARICA - Deportation will be the ultimate fate for the African migrants trying to enter Costa Rica again, warns the immigration service. On Thursday Costa Rica returned to Panama some 200 African nationals in the country illegally, believed from Panama. The Africans were detained a...

Africans In Limbo: Costa Rica Doesn’t Want Them, Panama Resufes To Accept Them

QCOSTARICA - The 220 African nationals rounded up by immigration officials, illegal in Costa Rica, in the area of Peñas Blancas (border with Nicaragua), were returned to the Paso Canoas border with Panama, only to find that country won't allow their entry, while Costa...

700 Cuban and African Migrants Take Costa Rica By Force

QCOSTARICA - More than 700 foreigners, from countries like Africa and Cuba, took Costa Rica by force Wednesday morning, entering the country illegally, many others clashing against police at the border with Panama. According to reports from the southern border, some of the foreigners were...

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