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U.S. congressman calls for Jairo Mora’s killers to be brought to justice

Zachary Dyer - July 16, 2013

Slow progress in the case of the killing of Costa Rican conservationist Jairo Mora Sandoval has drawn the attention of a United States congressman. U.S. Rep. Jared…

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Costa Rican chief prosecutor: Investigators have identified two suspects in slaying of conservationist Jairo Mora

The Tico Times - July 9, 2013

Costa Rica's chief prosecutor, Jorge Chavarría, said on Wednesday that the investigation of the slaying of 26-year-old turtle conservationist Jairo Mora on May 31 on the Caribbean’s…

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Another meeting, yet no news on investigation into turtle conservationist Jairo Mora’s murder

Lindsay Fendt - July 3, 2013

A second Environment Ministry (MINAE) meeting to discuss the slaying of turtle conservationist Jairo Mora Sandoval was held Tuesday, more than a month after Mora was killed.…

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Sea Shepherd’s Paul Watson names new ship after slain Costa Rican turtle activist

L. Arias - June 26, 2013

The international conservation group Sea Shepherd in August will add a new vessel to their fleet and it will be named after Jairo Mora Sandoval, the 26-year-old Costa…

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Still no arrests in slaying of Costa Rican conservationist

Lindsay Fendt - June 10, 2013

In the two weeks since the murder of Costa Rican turtle conservationist Jairo Mora Sandoval, 26, vigils have filled the streets, security has increased on the northern Caribbean…

In Costa Rica, a peace vigil for slain turtle conservationist Jairo Mora
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In Costa Rica, a peace vigil for slain turtle conservationist Jairo Mora

Lindsay Fendt - June 4, 2013

As the sun began to set across Costa Rica on Wednesday night, hundreds of people braved rainy season weather to hold a peace vigil for slain turtle…

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Costa Rica’s environment minister promises action in wake of conservationist’s murder

Lindsay Fendt - June 3, 2013

The tear-streaked cheeks of Vanessa Lizano, the close colleague of murdered turtle conservationist Jairo Mora, stood out among the stone-faced officials at the Costa Rican Environment Ministry’s…

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Murdered Costa Rican conservationist had been chased by AK-47-wielding poachers

Lindsay Fendt - June 1, 2013

The day Jairo Mora Sandoval was killed was not the first time he had stared down the barrel of a gun. Since 2012, the poachers of Moín…

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Turtle conservationist Jairo Mora Sandoval found murdered on Playa Moín in Costa Rica

Lindsay Fendt - May 30, 2013

At around 6 a.m. on Friday, the body of 26-year-old Jairo Mora Sandoval, a young Costa Rican conservationist who monitored and protected turtle nests, was found on…

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