Cuban migrant crisis on agenda as Costa Rican president visits Havana

Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solis (R) delivers a press conference upon his arrival to Jose Marti International Airport in Havana, on December 13, 2015President Luis Guillermo Solis confirmed the issue would be part of his talks with Cuban counterpart Raul Castro but offered few other details on the two-day trip. “The issue is on the agenda,” Solis said at the Cuban capital’s Jose Marti International Airport. The growing flow of Cuban migrants through Central America became choked last month when Costa Rica dismantled a people-smuggling ring and Nicaragua, a Cuban ally, closed its border to them.

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