Topic: Costa Rica

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Jul 31, 2023

A Refugee Explores Her Culinary Passion in Costa Rica

Jul 31, 2023

A Refugee Explores Her Culinary Passion in Costa Rica After fleeing to Costa Rica from her native Nicaragua, Erika Sanchez opened her own restaurant through the help of HIAS' Graduation Model Approach.

Jun 30, 2023

World Refugee Day: A Global Look Back

Jun 30, 2023

World Refugee Day: A Global Look Back Many HIAS offices across the globe commemorated World Refugee Day with activities, learning, and celebration.

Jun 30, 2022

Economic Inclusion Programs Help LGBTQ Activist Build a Business – and a New Life

Jun 30, 2022

Magdiel Galeano Gómez (right) and his husband Jeffrey (left) attend Costa Rica’s pride march on June 26, 2022 in San Jose. As a political and LGBTQ activist, Magdiel Galeano Gómez had to flee Nicaragua after multiple attempts on his life. With HIAS Costa Rica by his side, he and his husband were able to build new lives – and a thriving ecologically-friendly business.

Jun 3, 2022

Nicaraguan Asylum Seekers Keep Heading to Costa Rica

Jun 3, 2022

Nicaraguan Asylum Seekers Keep Heading to Costa Rica For several years the number of asylum applications in Costa Rica has increased dramatically.

Jul 7, 2020

Taking the Lead in Emergency Assistance

Jul 7, 2020

Taking the Lead in Emergency Assistance HIAS has rapidly created systems to protect refugees facing emergencies and to deliver aid to them during the pandemic.

Jul 2, 2019

Helping with Dignity in Costa Rica

Jul 2, 2019

Helping with Dignity in Costa Rica A trip to Costa Rica shows how HIAS sees upholding the dignity of refugees as central to its mission.

Jul 26, 2018

HIAS Costa Rica Promotes Pro Bono Work

Jul 26, 2018

HIAS Costa Rica Promotes Pro Bono Work Last week HIAS Costa Rica led a ceremony commemorating the 10th anniversary of the signing of the Pro Bono Declaration of the Americas.

Apr 30, 2018

HIAS Costa Rica Helps Launch Legal Support Network for Refugees

Apr 30, 2018

HIAS Costa Rica Helps Launch Legal Support Network for Refugees “This powerful new coalition will expand the reach of our work and provide refugees and asylum seekers with vital and timely legal advice."

Feb 14, 2018

One Year On, Protecting the Legal Rights of Refugees in Costa Rica

Feb 14, 2018

One Year On, Protecting the Legal Rights of Refugees in Costa Rica On February 13, 2017, HIAS began assisting refugees in Costa Rica. 12 months later, we're exceeding expectations.

Jun 21, 2017

SLIDESHOW: Celebrating World Refugee Day 2017

Jun 21, 2017

SLIDESHOW: Celebrating World Refugee Day 2017 See photos of how people honored World Refugee Day 2017 around the world.

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