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Red Cross warns of increase in violent deaths last month
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Red Cross warns of increase in violent deaths last month

L. Arias - September 3, 2014

According to the Costa Rican Red Cross, August was the most violent month so far this year, with 102 deaths in "tragic circumstances," a term the agency uses in statistics to…

US couple the latest victims in flat-tire scam that targets tourists
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US couple the latest victims in flat-tire scam that targets tourists

The Tico Times - July 20, 2014

During a late June visit to Costa Rica, a pair of U.S. tourists fell victim to an ongoing scam where thieves targets tourists by flattening the tires…