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The exception that is Costa Rica

LIBERIA, Costa Rica -- In the ongoing U.S. debate about immigration, the Central American countries of Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala are mainly in the news because many of those crossing our border from Mexico are from these nations. Why isn't Costa Rica experiencing a similar mass exodus?

I put the question to . In an email response he writes in part, "8 percent of our GDP is dedicated to education and our

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