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Police arrest suspected killers of Gerardo Cruz

In an ugly twist to the story of a young man hailed as a defender of women, police say he was killed by a jilted lover.

Pioneer Monteverde conservationist Wilford ‘Wolf’ Guindon dies at 85

Wilford "Wolf" Guindon was one of the founders of the Monteverde Quaker community in Costa Rica and a pioneer conservationist.

Fernando Cardenal, Nicaraguan priest sanctioned by Vatican, dies at age 82

Fernando Cardenal was minister of education and led a literacy campaign under Nicaragua's Sandinista government in the 1980s.

John Koger, owner of A Safe Passage, dies at 61

Twenty-year Costa Rica resident John Koger, the owner of bus-ticketing and travel service A Safe Passage, died of a heart attack on Nov. 9, 2015, at the age of 61.

Street harassment critic Gerardo Cruz dies

Gerardo Cruz, the young Costa Rican man who became a national hero for boldly calling out street harassment of women, died at Calderón Guardia hospital Thursday.

Secret Service agent who saved Reagan dies

The "true hero" Secret Service agent who helped save the life of U.S. president Ronald Reagan during a 1981 assassination attempt has died aged 85.
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Costa Rica Birding: Meet the Little Tinamou

Forty-six species of tinamous inhabit the Americas with five calling Costa Rica home. Today we discuss the little tinamou, a secretive little bird that...

Homelessness in Costa Rica: A Personal Journey of Compassion

Homelessness is a growing worldwide problem and Costa Rica is not immune. In the past 25 years, I have witnessed the homeless population in...

Drug Trafficking Crackdown: Costa Rican Police Nab Mexican Suspect

The Costa Rican Police arrested a Mexican citizen this Friday who is wanted by the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for drug trafficking...