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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 been forced to go to a prison to hand over Costa Rican nationality to a foreigner who is in prison...

Immigration Supports Bill To Stop Convicted Foreigners From Obtaining Costa Rican Citizenship

The Dirección General de Migración y Extranjería (DGME) - Costa Rica's immigration service - supports the bill that seeks that foreigners convicted of crimes in the country do not obtain Costa Rican citizenship. Immigration Director, Raquel Vargas, in a written statement, told the Legislative Committee...

When can governments revoke citizenship?

The Economist - “IT’S KIND of heartbreaking to read,” said Shamima Begum in response to a letter from the Home Office telling her that her British citizenship had been revoked. Ms Begum (pictured), who was born in Britain, left the country four years ago, aged...

Ticos (Costa Ricans) Without Sex

"Oh, no, it's true, I'm without sex!," posted on Tweeted Leonardo (Garnier), commenting on the recent change to 'cedula' or identity card emitted by the Civil Registry, eliminating a person's sex. "I've seen people crying out loud because, when they get their new cedula... their...

Costa Rica’s First Lady Waiting On Results of ‘Nationality’ Exams

Q COSTA RICA - Living in the country for the past 27 years, Costa Rica's First Lady, Mercedes Peñas, has finally decided to apply for Costa Rican nationality. Although she has lived more than half of her life in Costa Rica, she says she has...

Will Citizenship Add Coolness to My Already Astonishing Life in Costa Rica?

Q COSTA RICA - The following article in the 'A Dull Roar' answers questions face by many foriegners living in Costa Rica, especially from North America and Europe, who after living in Costa Rica for some time decided to trade in their 'residency' for...

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