Crime
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Costa Rica police rule out foul play in death of Ann Patton’s boyfriend last week

Lindsay Fendt - November 24, 2014

More difficult news happened last week for Ann Maxine Patton, who was convicted last May in Costa Rica of killing her husband, U.S. financier John Felix Bender in 2010 in…

Arts and Culture
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Beloved street guitarist Marito Mortadela dies in San José hospital

Lindsay Fendt - October 10, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lB5bXjtd8h0 The famous San José street guitarist known as Marito Mortadela died Friday. He had spent two days in San Juan de Dios Hospital after entering cardiac arrest while eating…

Expat Living
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US retiree dies in Guanacaste surfing accident after wave knocks him into rock

Matt Levin - September 20, 2014

A U.S. retiree died in a surfing accident on Costa Rica's northwestern Pacific coast on Friday morning. Randy Giambalvo, 61, was surfing at Playa Avellanas in Santa…

The 36 best Gustavo Cerati songs to get you through the day
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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The 36 best Gustavo Cerati songs to get you through the day

The Tico Times - September 4, 2014

The world lost a musical icon today with the death of Argentine singer, songwriter and unequaled rocker Gustavo Cerati. Cerati died at 55 after spending four years in…

Today marks 10 years since shooting at Chilean Embassy in San José
Crime
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Crime
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Today marks 10 years since shooting at Chilean Embassy in San José

The Tico Times - July 27, 2014

The remains of three Chilean diplomatic officials shot at the Chilean Embassy in Costa Rica are returned to a church in Santiago in 2004. Today marks the…

That one time when Joan Rivers got stuck in Costa Rica
Archive
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Archive
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That one time when Joan Rivers got stuck in Costa Rica

Chrissie Long - January 8, 2010

Joan Rivers, the acerbic US stand-up comic and television presenter, died on Thursday, a week after being rushed to a New York hospital, her family announced. She…

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