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On anniversary of conservationist Jairo Mora’s murder, Moín Beach turtles have protection
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On anniversary of conservationist Jairo Mora’s murder, Moín Beach turtles have protection

The Tico Times - May 31, 2015

UPDATE June 1 at 12:46: According to Sea Shepherd officials, the leader of the group's Costa Rica operation arrived Saturday. The group is currently based in Pacuare,…

Costa Rica included in list of most dangerous countries for environmentalists
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Costa Rica included in list of most dangerous countries for environmentalists

L. Arias - April 20, 2015

The deaths of Tico environmentalists Jairo Mora Sandoval and Diego Saborío González have earned Costa Rica a spot on the list of most dangerous countries for environmental activists. The list is…

Costa Rica Supreme Court cries foul on environment minister’s participation in Jairo Mora protest
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Costa Rica Supreme Court cries foul on environment minister’s participation in Jairo Mora protest

The Tico Times - February 4, 2015

Costa Rican Supreme Court President Zarela Villanueva criticized President Luis Guillermo Solís for not keeping his ministers in order following the acquittal of seven suspects in the…

PHOTOS: ¡Vive Jairo! Protesters demand justice (again) for slain Costa Rica conservationist
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PHOTOS: ¡Vive Jairo! Protesters demand justice (again) for slain Costa Rica conservationist

AFP and The Tico Times - January 29, 2015

Hundreds of protesters gathered Thursday in front of a court complex in the Costa Rican capital to express outrage over a verdict earlier this week that acquitted seven defendants of…

Arcadio’s World
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Arcadio’s World

By Arcadio - January 29, 2015

United Nations, environmental groups condemn verdict in Jairo Mora murder case
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United Nations, environmental groups condemn verdict in Jairo Mora murder case

The Tico Times - January 29, 2015

Read all of our coverage of the Jairo Mora case here The United Nations mission in Costa Rica released a statement Wednesday criticizing the acquittal of seven men accused of the…

Delays and blunders: A timeline of the Jairo Mora murder trial in Costa Rica
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Delays and blunders: A timeline of the Jairo Mora murder trial in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - January 27, 2015

Monday morning, a court in the Caribbean coastal city of Limón acquitted seven men accused of the murder of 26-year-old Costa Rican sea turtle conservationist Jairo Mora. The…

NOT GUILTY: 7 men acquitted of murder of Costa Rica sea turtle conservationist Jairo Mora
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NOT GUILTY: 7 men acquitted of murder of Costa Rica sea turtle conservationist Jairo Mora

The Tico Times - January 26, 2015

Update, 6:46 p.m., Jan. 26, 2015: Early Monday evening, Broad Front Party lawmaker Edgardo Araya filed a motion in the Legislative Assembly's Environmental Commission to call Costa…

Prosecutors ask for maximum sentences for defendants in Jairo Mora murder trial
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Prosecutors ask for maximum sentences for defendants in Jairo Mora murder trial

The Tico Times - January 21, 2015

The prosecution rested its case Tuesday in the trial of seven men accused of murdering 26-year-old sea turtle conservationist Jairo Mora nearly two years ago on a…

Faced with delays and the mishandling of evidence, prosecutors deliver closing arguments in Jairo Mora murder trial
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Faced with delays and the mishandling of evidence, prosecutors deliver closing arguments in Jairo Mora murder trial

The Tico Times - January 17, 2015

LIMÓN – Prosecutors began their closing arguments Friday in the trial of seven men charged with murdering Costa Rican sea turtle conservationist Jairo Mora in 2013. The…