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Two Costa Ricans investigated for role in international child porn ring
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Two Costa Ricans investigated for role in international child porn ring

Michael Krumholtz - April 4, 2017

Two Costa Rican men are being investigated for their apparent role in a worldwide child pornography chat group, according to a Tuesday press release from the Prosecutor's Office. The…

Three inmates suffer burns, 127 evacuated during prison mutiny in San José
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Three inmates suffer burns, 127 evacuated during prison mutiny in San José

L. Arias - March 30, 2017

Four inmates and two guards of the San Sebastian prison in southern San José had to be rushed to San Juan de Dios Hospital with various injuries caused by a…

Fourth cyclist victim of hit-and-run dies
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Fourth cyclist victim of hit-and-run dies

L. Arias - March 21, 2017

Lucía Mata Durán, the fourth cyclist who was run over by a speeding driver on Jan. 29, died Tuesday afternoon, the press office of Calderón Guardia Hospital confirmed.…

Public Security Ministry to build police station in Puerto Viejo
Crime
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Crime
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Public Security Ministry to build police station in Puerto Viejo

L. Arias - March 14, 2017

The Public Security Ministry (MSP) confirmed that it will build a police station in the coastal town of Puerto Viejo, in the Caribbean province of Limón. Vice…

Canadian tourist stabbed to death on Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Canadian tourist stabbed to death on Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast

L. Arias - March 6, 2017

Residents of the southern Caribbean town of Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica, found the body of a Canadian man with a knife wound on the right side of…

Costa Rica film distributor launches anti-piracy campaign
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica film distributor launches anti-piracy campaign

L. Arias - March 1, 2017

San José-based film distributor Romaly has launched an initiative to fight online piracy in Costa Rica, which has one of the highest rates of piracy in Latin…

Debate continues over pregnancy of girl allegedly raped by father
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Debate continues over pregnancy of girl allegedly raped by father

Michael Krumholtz - February 25, 2017

The recent accusation against a father who allegedly raped and impregnated his 12-year-old daughter has generated waves of controversy through Costa Rica. In the midst of a growing…

Accused serial killer ‘Wild Bill’ Holbert asks forgiveness for murders of U.S. expats
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Accused serial killer ‘Wild Bill’ Holbert asks forgiveness for murders of U.S. expats

AFP and The Tico Times - February 20, 2017

PANAMA CITY, Panama – Accused U.S. serial killer William "Wild Bill" Holbert asked for forgiveness Monday for the crimes attributed to him in Panama and said that…

Costa Rican prosecutors investigate luxury condominium fraud in Central Valley
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rican prosecutors investigate luxury condominium fraud in Central Valley

Michael Krumholtz - February 20, 2017

The Costa Rican Prosecutor's Office has opened up an investigation into real estate developer Homes Grupo Inmobiliario after complaints of consumer fraud have surfaced. A press release from the…

FIFA panel seeks lifetime ban for ex-Costa Rican football president Eduardo Li
Corruption
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Corruption
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FIFA panel seeks lifetime ban for ex-Costa Rican football president Eduardo Li

AFP - February 15, 2017

FIFA's ethics watchdog is seeking a lifetime ban against two disgraced Central American former football executives, Guatemala's Brayan Jiménez and Costa Rican Eduardo Li, over bribery and…

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