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Future uncertain for shrimp trawling in Costa Rica
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Future uncertain for shrimp trawling in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - September 23, 2013

Despite an initial wave of support from environmentalists, Costa Rica’s planned shrimp trawling ban has come under fire over the past month, and now, with a new…

Why Jairo died
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Why Jairo died

The Tico Times - September 3, 2013

Hours before his murder, sea turtle conservationist Jairo Mora came upon poachers digging up turtle eggs at the notoriously dangerous Moín Beach, near Limón on Costa Rica’s…

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Costa Rica environmental groups still raising questions in Jairo Mora case

The Tico Times - August 28, 2013

It has been nearly three months since the murder of Costa Rican turtle conservationist Jairo Mora, and despite arrests in the case, some environmentalists are still searching…

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Jairo Mora honored at 50th anniversary of Costa Rica’s National Park System

The Tico Times - August 26, 2013

CABO BLANCO, Puntarenas – With the Pacific Ocean crashing against the beach at Cabo Blanco Absolute Nature Reserve, the Costa Rican National System of Conservation Areas and…

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Jairo Mora murder suspect posed with AK-47 on Facebook

The Tico Times - August 21, 2013

A Jairo Mora murder suspect with the last names Cash López posted photos of himself wearing a jacket and hat similar to one seized during raids earlier…

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Costa Rican police sweep nets several suspects in conservationist’s murder probe

Lindsay Fendt and Zachary Dyer - July 31, 2013

MOÍN, Limón – Shortly after 5 a.m. on Wednesday, agents from Costa Rica’s Judicial Investigation Police (OIJ) raided several locations near Moín port and the city of…

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8 suspects arrested in Jairo Mora case, but motive remains unclear

Tico Times - July 31, 2013

MOÍN, Limón – The ground was still wet from an early morning rain as a troop of agents from the Judicial Investigation Police (OIJ) marched down a…

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Environmental groups in eight countries demand justice in Jairo Mora case

L. Arias - July 30, 2013

Environmental groups will gather Wednesday outside Costa Rica’s Consulate in Los Angeles, California, to demand justice in the murder case of Jairo Mora Sandoval, a 26-year-old turtle conservationist…

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Preserve Planet releases video tribute to slain Costa Rican environmentalist Jairo Mora

L. Arias - July 23, 2013

The environmental organization Preserve Planet on Wednesday released a visual tribute to Costa Rican turtle conservationist Jairo Mora Sandoval, a 26-year-old killed on a Caribbean beach while…

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Costa Rican officials meet in Limón to discuss Jairo Mora case

The Tico Times - July 17, 2013

It has been 48 days – not hours – since the murder of 26-year-old Costa Rican turtle conservationist Jairo Mora. In that time there have been vigils,…