No menu items!

COSTA RICA'S LEADING ENGLISH LANGUAGE NEWSPAPER

HomeCrime Beat

Crime Beat

Costa Rican prosecutors investigate luxury condominium fraud in Central Valley

On Monday, Costa Rican prosecutors announced they are launching an investigation of real estate group Homes Grupo Inmobilario for various developments in the Central Valley.

Attempted robbery goes awry when burglar gets caught in window

A would-be robber got a taste of karma this weekend in Liberia, Costa Rica when he got trapped in the window of the house he tried to steal from.

Notorious crime family members indicted; alleged ties to Costa Rican sportsbook

Members from the famed Genovese crime family were arrested Thursday after being linked to a Costa Rican-based bookmaking operation.

Costa Rican tourism cop locked up and robbed at police station

Two men held up a cop in Santa Teresa and locked him in his own station before stealing three pistols, tourism police say.

Judge approves extradition of Mexican drug lord Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán

Infamous Mexican drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán is one step closer to extradition to the United States after a Thursday ruling.

Park rangers arrested in drug bust

Two park rangers were among those arrested Monday in a raid on a drug organization that officials say grew and shipped marijuana from southern Costa Rica.
Costa Rica Travel Insurance
Costa Rica Fishing Tourament
Costa Rica Coffee Maker
Costa Rica Travel Insurance

Best Time to Watch April Lyrids Meteor Shower in Costa Rica

Those who love astronomical phenomena have an appointment in the early hours of Sunday to Monday, as they will be able to observe the...

Costa Rican Companies Struggle with Low Dollar Exchange Rate

Costa Rican companies had warned on several occasions that keeping the dollar so low was causing many economic problems. They emphasized that without action,...

Costa Rica’s First Indigenous Biocentric Restoration Plan Takes Root

A group of indigenous women, delegates from the Cabecares Kábata Könana Indigenous Women's Association, has been developing the first project of Biocentric Restoration of...