• Costa Rica Coffee Guide

Honduran Beauty Queen Sentenced for Slander

May 28, 2004

MISS Honduras 2002, ErickaRamírez, last week was found guilty ofslandering Honduran pageant directorEduardo Zablah and sentenced to housearrest in the north-coast town of LaCeiba, 350 kilometers north ofTegucigalpa, according to the Hondurandaily La Prensa.The 19-year-old former beauty queenwill have to appear before judges for theformal sentencing June 11. She faces upto four years in prison, and a $250,000fine.Ramírez claimed that Zablah and hisfriends sexually harassed her and withheldpresents from the pageant organizers.Her accusations came shortly afterZablah alleged that Ramírez was born inthe Nicaraguan Atlantic coast town ofBluefields and was not really Honduran.

You may be interested

Costa Rica tourism extension: Clarifications and details
Costa Rica
2833 views
Costa Rica
2833 views

Costa Rica tourism extension: Clarifications and details

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 3, 2021

The Immigration Administration (DGME) has issued the decree formalizing the extension of tourism visas until June 1 for visitors who…

DIMEX required for vaccination, Costa Rica says
Costa Rica
16396 views
Costa Rica
16396 views

DIMEX required for vaccination, Costa Rica says

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 3, 2021

Costa Rica began administering coronavirus vaccines in December 2020, and the country hopes to inoculate its entire adult population. We've…

Campaign to help families, businesses in Guanacaste
Business
1248 views
Business
1248 views

Campaign to help families, businesses in Guanacaste

The Tico Times - March 3, 2021

Costa Rican authorities this week relaunched a campaign to support businesses and provide meals to tourism employees who lost their…