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Violence picks up in Central America after brief truce due to COVID-19

The corpses in bags and under sheets reappeared on the streets of the Honduran capital, marking a spike in violence that affects northern Central America after a truce due to isolation to contain COVID-19 infections.

U.S. expat Ann Patton to face fourth murder trial

The Prosecutor's Office did not disclose a date for the new trial, which will be announced by a Criminal Court in Pérez Zeledón.

Government announces increased security measures to curb recent crime wave

President Luis Guillermo Solís said he is outraged by a shooting at the entrance of a school that left two people dead and a six-year-old wounded.

Salvadoran man deported from United States suspected in murder at San José hotel

The Salvadoran man was deported from Los Angeles, California in September of 2016, and entered Costa Rica a few days later.

Fourth cyclist victim of hit-and-run dies

The cyclist remained at Calderón Guardia Hospital in downtown San José in serious condition after the accident.

Public Security Ministry to build police station in Puerto Viejo

The Public Security Ministry also doubled the number of National Police officers in the Cahuita district who are patrolling the Caribbean town around the clock.

Canadian tourist stabbed to death on Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast

The man was was apparently on his way to the beach, interested in taking photographs of the sunrise.

Accused serial killer ‘Wild Bill’ Holbert asks forgiveness for murders of U.S. expats

Accused serial killer William "Wild Bill" Holbert asked Panamanians to forgive him for his murders because, he said, he only killed expats, rather than citizens of Panama.

UPDATED: Police capture suspect in Liberia murders of five students, find key evidence in raids

OIJ agents detained a suspect Friday morning that they say is connected to the January massacre of five students in Liberia, Costa Rica.

Cyclists demand better protection on Costa Rican roads

The release of the suspect in a hit-and-run that caused the deaths of three cyclists on Sunday sparked severe criticism of the judge and the judicial system.
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