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    Journalism in Nicaragua Under Siege

    MANAGUA (IPS) – Eight months of social and political crisis in Nicaragua have hit the exercise of independent journalism in the country, with 712 cases of violations of the free exercise of journalism, one murdered reporter, two in prison and dozens fleeing into exile, in addition to several media outlets assaulted by the security forces. […] More

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    Ticos Arrested In Kidnapping of American Lived It Up in Spain

    The three Costa Ricans – mother, son, and his girlfriend, suspected of heading the kidnapping of an American businessman – lived it up in Zaragoza, Spain until the short arm of Organismo de Investigacion Judicial (OIJ) caught up with them. Photos from Spain’s Guardia Civil (Police) In this Spanish city, 25-year-old Morales Vega, his mother […] More

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    “He is a traitor”, Ortega’s reaction to the resignation of Rafael Solís

    The resignation of Rafael Solís to his position as magistrate of the Supreme Court of Justice (CSJ) and to the militancy of the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN), is already described as treason by the officials who support the Daniel Ortega regime. Rafael Solis was the best man at the Daniel Ortega and Rosario Murillo […] More

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    Could Latin America be a great investment opportunity in 2019?

    Latin America is generally viewed as comprising twenty independent sovereign states, stretching from Mexico to Cape Horn. As well as the countries shown in the infographic below, it includes Panama, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Guatemala and ten more nations. While there are challenges to overcome, we believe the investment outlook for Latin America as a whole […] More

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    Costa Rica Tops In Medical Tourism – Getting Medical Care in Another Country

    “Medical tourism,” or traveling to another country for medical care, is a growing trend. Patients Beyond Borders says that between 11 million and 14 million people travel each year for medical care. According to Patients Beyond Borders, a guide to medical tourism, top destinations include Costa Rica, India, Israel, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, […] More

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    Mothers of April Demand Application of Democratic Charter to Ortega

    The Mothers of April Association of Nicaragua, formed by women who have lost their children or relatives in the demonstrations against President Ortega, demanded on Thursday to the OAS member countries to apply the Democratic Charter to the Government of Nicaragua. The “Mothers of April” made up of about 70 women and was created on […] More

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    Ortega Top Supreme Court Judge Resigns, Denounces Dictatorship in Nicaragua and Takes Refuge In Costa Rica

    The ex-magistrate of Nicaragua’s Supreme Court of Justice, Rafael Solis Cerda, entered Costa Rica one day before submitting his resignation his position and denouncing the existence of “a dictatorship” and “a state of terror” in his native country. One of the most pragmatic voices of Ortega’s inner circle distances himself from the dictator, resigning from […] More

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    Another Gas Price Drop On The Way

    The State refinery, Recope, presented this Friday a request for a price drop in gasoline prices that, if approved, would be in effect next month. The request before the Public Services Regulatory Authority (Aresep) would see a drop of ¢16 colones for the price of a liter of super and regular gasoline and ¢10 for […] More

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    From Moravia to Zaragoza: How Did The Alleged Tico Kidnappers Make It To Spain?

    He is 25, identified by his last names Morales Vega and alleged to be the mastermind behind the kidnapping of 43-year-old William Sean Creighton, who went missing in Costa Rica last September 24 and hasn’t been heard of since. The early Friday morning raid on grandma’s house in Moravia Morales, his mother, 45-year-old mother (Vega […] More

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    OIJ directs 11 raids in Costa Rica and Spain to locate the owner of missin ‘sportsbook’ owner

    The short arm of Costa Rica’s Organismo de Investigacion Judicial (OIJ) extended to Zaragoza, Spain this Friday in the arrest of three people linked to the kidnapping of the American businessman William Sean Creighton, owner of a sportsbook in Costa Rica, who went missing on September 24, 2018. Spain’s Guardia Vicil carried out the raid […] More

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