Costa Rica

June 6, 2023
Isabel Villalon

Tras años de afianzamiento neoliberal, una propuesta de ley está a punto de erosionar derechos laborales de larga data en el sector privado, precarizando a la clase trabajadora.

May 25, 2023
Isabel Villalon

After years of neoliberal entrenchment, a proposed law is poised to erode longstanding labor rights in the private sector, making the working-class more precarious.   

December 22, 2022
By Daniel Zawodny

Close to 200,000 Nicaraguans have sought refugee status in Costa Rica since 2018, testing the nation’s capacity to receive them.

January 12, 2022
Iván Molina

En un contexto de creciente descontento del electorado, los comicios de Costa Rica de 2022 probablemente mantendrán una desigualdad cada vez más insostenible.

July 13, 2020
María Jesús Mora

A wave of the coronavirus hitting Costa Rica’s agriculture and construction industries—both heavily reliant on migrant labor—has sparked an uptick in xenophobia against Nicaraguan migrants.

May 4, 2017
Santiago Navarro F. and Renata Bessi

United States Southern Command says its role in Costa Rica is to fight drug trafficking and offer humanitarian aid. But hydroelectric projects and mineral speculation betray another aim. 

March 7, 2014
Upcoming run-off elections in El Salvador and Costa Rice look positive for social democratic candidates. Sánchez Cerén and Solís take their policies to the polls. 
March 30, 2012
John L. Hammond

Even to many who paid attention to the rest of Latin America, Central America was terra incognita into the 1970s. I distinctly remember one night in the late 1970s when I pulled out the atlas and located the Central American countries in the very small area that they occupied on the continental map. This was the beginning of my intense engagement with Central America, and there was much more to learn.

September 25, 2007
Marc Edelman
September 25, 2007
Marc Edelman & Jayne Hutchcroft


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