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Costa Rica to Punish Hate Crimes with up to 35 years in Prison

Costa Rica will punish "hate crimes" with prison sentences of between 20 and 35 years crimes according to a law enacted Monday and welcomed...

Julian Assange denied final US extradition appeal

Julian Assange was on Monday denied permission to appeal to the UK Supreme Court against moves to extradite him to the United States, where...

7 People in Costa Rica Found Dead with Shots to the Head

7 people were found dead Wednesday with gunshots to the head in Limon, Costa Rica's Caribbean province, authorities said, in an apparent dispute between...

Knife Assaults account for 15 percent of homicides in Costa Rica

Unfortunately, crime is increasing in Costa Rica and tourists are frequent victims.  While petty theft is the main problem, armed robberies have been known...

Child Abuse Trial Of Former Costa Rica Priest Will Continue

The trial of Mauricio Viquez, a former Costa Rica priest will continue after all. There was a concern that the long legal process of...

Allegedly Drunk Costa Rica Police Officers Investigated

Half dressed Costa Rica police officers are being investigated for drunk driving accidents that occured in their patrol car. Authorities have announced they are opening...

US wins British court appeal paving way for Assange extradition

The US government won an appeal Friday against a UK court ruling that had blocked extraditing Julian Assange, paving the way for the WikiLeaks...

Six found dead in Buenos Aires, Puntarenas: OIJ

Six people were killed Sunday on a farm in Llano Bonito de Buenos Aires, Puntarenas, according to the Judicial Investigation Police (OIJ). The victims...

U.S. Embassy donates $1 million in cars to Costa Rica’s Justice Ministry

Sixteen new vehicles were donated to the Ministry of Justice by the United States Embassy.

13 of Latin America’s most wanted fugitives arrested in Interpol operation

Thirteen of the most wanted fugitives in Latin America were arrested in an operation coordinated by Interpol.
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