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Yesterday’s march for the CCSS remained peaceful

Yesterday’s march for the CCSS remained peaceful

November 16th, 2012 (InsideCostaRica.com) Over the course of 4 hours, close to 1,200 citizens marched through Second Avenue yesterday, with signs, drums, loudspeakers and chants, in “defense of the Costa…

Ex OIJ agent faces trial for drug trafficking, money laundering in Nicaragua

Ex OIJ agent faces trial for drug trafficking, money laundering in Nicaragua

An ex Judicial Investigation Organization (OIJ) agent, identified by the last names Castillo Santana, is facing trial in Nicaragua, on charges of organized crime, money laundering and drug trafficking.  …

Group says increase in vehicle fiscal values violates consumer rights; motorcyclists to march

Group says increase in vehicle fiscal values violates consumer rights; motorcyclists to march

November 16th, 2012 (InsideCostaRica.com) The increase in the fiscal value of vehicles that the General Taxation Department (“Tributacion”) applied, and which has increased the cost of “Marchamo” (annual vehicle tax)…

Chinchilla has faced one strike or protest per day since beginning of administration

Chinchilla has faced one strike or protest per day since beginning of administration

November 16th, 2012 (InsideCostaRica.com) The President of Costa Rica, Laura Chinchilla, has faced an average of at least one protest or strike every day since the beginning of her administration,…

ICE failure left thousands without 3G internet

November 16th, 2012 (InsideCostaRica.com) Many ICE clients were unable to connect to their cellular Internet service yesterday, due to a failure in a node of the 3G network.   The…

A Fish out of Water, November 16th

A Fish out of Water, November 16th

A Fish out of Water Friday, November 16th, 2012 This superb photo (see below) of a 350lb Blue Marlin is catch-and-release at its best, and a great omen for Costa…