• Tico Travel Surfing
  • Costa Rica Real Estate
  • Squaremouth travel insurance button 468x106
  • Costa Rica Coffee Guide

Police security detail assigned to candidate Villalta following death threats

February 2, 2014

The daily La Nación reported today that a special police security detail was assigned to Broad Front Party presidential candidate José María Villalta last Thursday after the candidate received death threats.

Little was made public about the nature or the source of the threats, but La Nación said agents from Costa Rica’s Judicial Investigation Police interviewed Villalta at length last Thursday in the center of Escazú.

“It’s a very delicate issue,” Villalta told the daily on Saturday during a tour of Alajuelita.

You may be interested

News briefs: Costa Rica receives donation of hydroxychloroquine
Costa Rica
2796 views
Costa Rica
2796 views

News briefs: Costa Rica receives donation of hydroxychloroquine

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 9, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted daily life in Costa Rica, which has declared a State of Emergency and enacted sweeping…

Costa Rica registers third death due to coronavirus
Costa Rica
1350 views
Costa Rica
1350 views

Costa Rica registers third death due to coronavirus

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 8, 2020

A 45-year-old man became the third person with COVID-19 to die in Costa Rica, the Health Ministry said Wednesday evening.…

Happy Passover from The Tico Times
Holidays
547 views
Holidays
547 views

Happy Passover from The Tico Times

Tico Times - April 8, 2020

Why is Wednesday night different from all other nights? It's the start of the Jewish holiday of Passover, when people…

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!