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Crime against tourists down, says Costa Rica’s  Tourism Police director
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Crime against tourists down, says Costa Rica’s Tourism Police director

The Tico Times - January 13, 2015

Norberto Arredondo, from Antigua, Guatemala, arrived at the Pacific coastal town of Nosara two days ago to vacation with his family. Shortly after, thieves robbed valuables left…

Israeli tourist caught smuggling cocaine at Costa Rica airport
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Crime
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Israeli tourist caught smuggling cocaine at Costa Rica airport

The Tico Times - January 9, 2015

Airport police arrested a 29-year-old Israeli tourist Friday morning with more than 3 kilograms of cocaine in his suitcase, according to a statement from the Public Security…

Costa Rica Coast Guard rescues injured US tourist in Las Catalinas
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Expat Living
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Costa Rica Coast Guard rescues injured US tourist in Las Catalinas

The Tico Times - January 6, 2015

The Costa Rican Coast Guard on Tuesday morning rescued a 52-year-old U.S. tourist who fell into a rock formation while vacationing in Las Catalinas, in the northwestern…

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Crime threatens to tarnish Tortuguero’s tourist industry

The Tico Times - 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…