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US fugitive John Saatio escapes again, this time from Florida police
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US fugitive John Saatio escapes again, this time from Florida police

The Tico Times - July 4, 2016

Three times were not a charm for would-be fugitive John Wesley Saatio. The 35-year-old U.S. citizen, who was extradited to the U.S. after a year on the…

Costa Rican students get the surprise of a lifetime: a trip to NASA
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rican students get the surprise of a lifetime: a trip to NASA

The Tico Times - March 8, 2016

“Poverty is no excuse,” said Sandra Cauffman. “If you work hard, you are going far. That, I promise you.” Your standard motivational speech from a highly successful…

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Costa Rica woman pleads guilty in US to masterminding human smuggling ring

The Tico Times - October 7, 2014

A Costa Rican woman, Mercedes Morera Roche, 49, pleaded guilty Monday in the United States to charges of conspiring to smuggle more than 25 undocumented immigrants into the U.S. from…

Immigration authorities deport US man wanted for bank robbery
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Immigration authorities deport US man wanted for bank robbery

L. Arias - February 5, 2014

Costa Rican immigration officials deported a U.S. man on Wednesday who is wanted by authorities in that country for allegedly robbing a bank in Florida, the Immigration…

Costa Rica to play Japan in World Cup warm-up in the United States
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Friendlies with benefits
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Costa Rica to play Japan in World Cup warm-up in the United States

The Tico Times - February 4, 2014

The Costa Rica Men's National Team will play Japan in a friendly, less than a month before the teams go to Brazil for the 2014 World Cup.…