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Henrietta Boggs, First Lady of the Revolution, dies at 102

Henrietta Boggs, the First Lady of the Revolution in Costa Rica, died earlier this month at 102.

Choreographer and former Costa Rican resident MaryLu Tosi dies at 91

MaryLu Tosi was ubiquitous on the Little Theatre Group stage during her years in Costa Rica.

Dean Hinton, former U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica, dies at 94

Dean Hinton died at his home in Escazú after a long and distinguished diplomatic career.

One of Costa Rica’s sextuplets dies

Diego, who weighed just 988-grams, was born with his five other siblings Sunday evening after only 28 weeks. He died Wednesday after his lungs failed.

Uruguayan writer Eduardo Galeano dies at 74

Galeano was known for chronicling the deep injustices of Latin America, but also for his love affair with the region's contrasts and culture, including a deep passion for football.

Another U.S. tourist dies hiking trail in Costa Rica

Paul Thomas Walter, 62, died of a heart attack on March 13 while hiking near Arenal Volcano. He was one of two U.S. hikers to die on trails in Costa Rica that day.

US citizen dies on Chirripó Peak trail

A U.S. man, Michael Lee Kathrein, 62, died Friday on the main trail in Costa Rica's Chirripó National Park.

Werner Franz, last of Hindenburg crew, dies at 92

In 1936 and 1937, young Werner Franz worked as a cabin boy on the Hindenburg, the largest, fastest and sleekest mode of transportation the world had seen up to that time.

Robin Williams, frenetic, fearless actor and comedian, dies at 63

Robin Williams, the Juilliard-trained actor and uncontainably exhibitionist comic who became one of the most dazzling all-around talents in show business, winning an Academy Award for a dramatic role in "Good Will Hunting" and an Emmy for his stand-up work, was found dead Monday at his home in Tiburon, Calif. He was 63.

Reagan spokesman, US anti-gun activist James Brady, 73, dies

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Former White House spokesman James Brady, a tireless advocate for gun control being severely wounded during a 1981 attempt on the life of his then-boss Ronald Reagan, has died at the age of 73.
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