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Six found dead in Buenos Aires, Puntarenas: OIJ

Six people were killed Sunday on a farm in Llano Bonito de Buenos Aires, Puntarenas, according to the Judicial Investigation Police (OIJ). The victims...

Homicide rate steady in Costa Rica, but July was safer

Costa Rica recorded 327 homicides so far this year, an equaling the number over the same span in 2020, according to official figures.

Costa Rica registered slight increase in homicides during 2020

Costa Rica registered 569 homicides in 2020, representing a slight increase over the previous year, according to preliminary data provided by Judicial Investigation Police (OIJ). 

French chef stabbed to death on Costa Rican beach

A French chef who was vacationing on a beach in northwestern Costa Rica was stabbed to death in an apparent fight over a cell phone, judicial police said Thursday.

Costa Rica registers decrease in homicides for second straight year

Despite the reduction in homicides, the 2019 data still works out to about 11.2 homicides per 100,000 occupants in Costa Rica.

Costa Rica announces drop in murders, increase in gun seizures

"Every effort made to regulate or educate in relation to gun control is a victory for our society," said President Carlos Alvarado.

Costa Rica attempts to control guns to decrease crime rate

The Central American country has experienced an alarming increase in homicides between 2012 and 2017, when it reached a level of 12.1 violent deaths per 100,000 citizens, according to the judicial police.

Public Security head decries failure to enact stricter gun control in Costa Rica

The Security and Drug Trafficking Commission on Monday approved a motion to continue allowing citizens to own three guns, rather than adopting a reform that would have reduced the number to one.

Government announces increased security measures to curb recent crime wave

President Luis Guillermo Solís said he is outraged by a shooting at the entrance of a school that left two people dead and a six-year-old wounded.

US man shot, killed outside Jacó club

A 38-year-old U.S. man was killed in the Pacific beach town of Jacó outside of a club early Wednesday morning, according to the Judicial Investigation Police (OIJ).

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