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National Police announce operation to combat crime wave in Costa Rica’s Northern Zone
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National Police announce operation to combat crime wave in Costa Rica’s Northern Zone

L. Arias - September 4, 2014

Responding to pressure from residents in Costa Rica's Northern Zone, who say they increasingly have become targets for assaults and robberies, the Public Security Ministry announced Thursday that it had conducted…

Crime
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Suspects in alleged rape of US tourist released

Zach Dyer - July 16, 2014

Four suspects arrested Tuesday for the alleged rape of a U.S. university student from Wisconsin have been released, according to the Prosecutor’s Office. The Prosecutor’s Office in…

Crime
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Costa Rica police arrest 4 suspects in alleged rape of US tourist

Zach Dyer - July 15, 2014

UPDATE, Wednesday, July 16, 2014: Police released all four suspects later the same day due to a lack of evidence. Read the updated story here. Original story…

Update: US woman allegedly raped in tourist town La Fortuna
Crime
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Update: US woman allegedly raped in tourist town La Fortuna

The Tico Times - July 14, 2014

Second update, Wednesday, July 16, 2014: There have been several developments in this story since it was first published. Read the latest here.  Update Monday, 2:41 p.m.:…

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Crime threatens to tarnish Tortuguero’s tourist industry

Zach Dyer - December 12, 2013

Days after masked gunmen robbed 12 foreign tourists and two Costa Ricans on a riverboat near the Caribbean town of Tortuguero, authorities have yet to find the…

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