Cubans camp out at the Peñas Blancas border crossing in Costa Rica. Many of the migrants have been there since the weekend, when Nicaragua closed its border to Cubans, amid swelling numbers. Costa Rican authorities estimate there are some 2,000 Cubans at the border and nearby shelters waiting to continue their journey to the United States.
Cubans camp out at the Peñas Blancas border crossing in Costa Rica. Many of the migrants have been there since the weekend, when Nicaragua closed its border to Cubans, amid swelling numbers. Costa Rican authorities estimate there are some 2,000 Cubans at the border and nearby shelters waiting to continue their journey to the United States. JIM WYSS jwyss@MiamiHerald.com
Cubans camp out at the Peñas Blancas border crossing in Costa Rica. Many of the migrants have been there since the weekend, when Nicaragua closed its border to Cubans, amid swelling numbers. Costa Rican authorities estimate there are some 2,000 Cubans at the border and nearby shelters waiting to continue their journey to the United States. JIM WYSS jwyss@MiamiHerald.com

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November 18, 2015 2:12 PM

Cuban migrant crisis in Central America escalates

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