• Costa Rica Real Estate

Body of missing surfer found off Costa Rica’s Pacific coast

December 1, 2015

The body of 22-year-old Ricardo Andrés González was discovered Tuesday afternoon after the surfer went missing this past weekend when he was swallowed under by a strong current off of Caldera beach on Costa Rica’s central Pacific coast.

Costa Rican Coast Guard officers retrieved the drowned body of the missing surfer with their patrol boat around noon on Tuesday near the coast of Tivives, which is about 13 kilometers south of Caldera. According to a Red Cross spokesman, González had been missing since Friday afternoon.

Initially, a private boat with some of González’s relatives aboard located the body and held it close to the craft before officials lifted it out of the water, according to a press release from the Security Ministry.

González was from San Antonio de Belén in Heredia.

Facebook Comments

You may be interested

28 days until the fourth annual Sloth Ironman Games!
Sloth Sundays
14 views
Sloth Sundays
14 views

28 days until the fourth annual Sloth Ironman Games!

Ally Chamberlin / Toucan Rescue Ranch - September 22, 2019

Have you heard of the BIGGEST sporting event of 2019? Nope, it’s not the Masters. It’s not Wimbledon. It’s not…

Costa Rica seizes 2.5 tons of cocaine in two operations
Costa Rica
66 views
Costa Rica
66 views

Costa Rica seizes 2.5 tons of cocaine in two operations

AFP and The Tico Times - September 21, 2019

Costa Rican authorities seized 2.5 tons of cocaine in two separate operations carried out on the Pacific and Caribbean coastlines,…

United States and El Salvador sign immigration agreement
Central America
57 views
Central America
57 views

United States and El Salvador sign immigration agreement

AFP and The Tico Times - September 20, 2019

The United States and El Salvador reached an immigration agreement on Friday, the interim secretary of Homeland Security, Kevin McAleenan,…

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