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Thursday, May 26, 2022

U.S. woman to be deported after living in airport in Colombia

A U.S. citizen is to be deported following several weeks living at a Colombia airport.

Pot popsicle lands high (school) student in hospital 

Police reportedly called the girl’s parents and issued a public call for students to avoid anything handed to them in the street (like strange frozen things in plastic bags).

Man throws religious icons into Costa Rica’s Poás Volcano

Most people visit Costa Rica's volcanoes to admire their beauty, but one man apparently had a different idea.

Costa Rica gets presidential piglet

It might have been a white elephant for some, but Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís has adopted a piglet given to him during...

3 arrested after rustling pigs into a car

It seems that there is no limit to what livestock thieves can fit in the trunk of a car.

Costa Rica police rescue mule hidden in car’s trunk

Cattle and mule rustling are common in northern Costa Rica. Farm owners frequently report rustlers taking their animals to Nicaragua or killing them to sell their meat door to door.

Police nab flat-screen TV shoplifter

In January, the Judicial Investigation Police (OIJ) released store video of a 27-year-old woman artfully snatching a television and hiding it under her dress. The video from the OIJ Pococí delegation shows the shoplifter walking with ease with the boxed flat-screen TV lodged between her legs.

Here are photos of a rare white marlin caught off Costa Rica’s Pacific coast

Fishermen out of the Los Sueños Marina in Herradura, Puntarenas, caught (and later released) a rare white blue marlin this week, reported The Billfish Report Tuesday.

Bandits steal thousands of boxes of crackers from parking lot in Alajuela

Two suspects stole upwards of 3,000 boxes of soda crackers of various brands late on the night of Jan. 25. The suspects allegedly took a shipping container from a parking lot in San Rafael, Alajuela. The biscuit bandits used a gun to threaten a night watchman before gagging and tying him up.
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