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Costa Rica begins relocating migrants

Friday, September 30, 2016


Costa Rican officials announced plans this week to relocate migrants from Haiti, Asia and Africa who have been camped out near the country’s border with Nicaragua hoping to get across and continue north to the United States.

The first group of 50 migrants was moved to a shelter in La Cruz, in Guanacaste province, on Tuesday. The government plans to initially move 200 people; The shelter has a capacity for 750 and can be expanded to house 1,000, Casa Presidencial reported.

Source: Tico Times