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Cement case detainees await space at San Sebastián prison

A total of 40 prisoners are currently waiting for space at one of the country's jails, according to La Nación.

UPDATED: Court orders three months of prison for cement case detainees

Costa Rica's Chief Prosecutor, Emilia Navas, said at a news conference that several other suspects are being investigated, suggesting the possibility of further arrests.

Prosecutors requests six months of prison for seven cement case detainees

Costa Rica's Chief Prosecutor, Emilia Navas, said at a news conference that several other suspects are being investigated, suggesting the possibility of further arrests.

Police arrest two key figures in Chinese cement case

The statement from the Judicial Branch announcing the arrest also indicated that former Banco de Costa Rica manager Mario Barrenechea was arrested at his home in Santa Ana.
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