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Authorities capture crocodile roaming the streets of Quepos

Authorities capture crocodile roaming the streets of Quepos

September 29th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Firefighters were able to capture a crocodile that had been roaming the sidewalks of Quepos on Friday afternoon.   Residents and business owners had reported that…

Judge shot outside bar by unknown assailants

September 29th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) The Flagrancy Court judge for Desamperados, Jose Manuel Chinchilla Chavarria, 54, died Friday night after being shot in the head outside a bar in Guadalupe, Goicoechea.…

Accused fraudster, Luis Milanes to face criminal trial next year

Accused fraudster, Luis Milanes to face criminal trial next year

September 29th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Luis Angel Milanes Tamayo, the 63-year-old Cuban American accused of defrauding some 500 mostly American and Canadian investors out of $46 million when his Costa Rica-based…

Authorities end search for 10-year-old boy who fell into uncovered manhole

September 29th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) After more than a week, authorities have ended their search for 10-year-old Gerardo Vanegas who disappeared after falling into an uncovered manhole on September 21st.  …

Costa Rica seeking World Bank loan to cover debt, government expenses for 2015

September 24th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) The government of Luis Guillermo Solís is seeking a loan from the World Bank to cover its debt payments and fund government expenses for the first…

Boat caught carrying more than a ton of marijuana for the second time this month

Boat caught carrying more than a ton of marijuana for the second time this month

September 24th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Costa Rica’s Coast Guard was able to recover 1,335 kilos of compressed marijuana that was thrown from a boat after a short chase in the Caribbean…

In Arizona, former president, Laura Chinchilla promotes free trade to stem illegal immigration

In Arizona, former president, Laura Chinchilla promotes free trade to stem illegal immigration

September 24th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Former president of Costa Rica, Laura Chinchilla, promoted free trade as a way to curb illegal immigration to the United States while in Phoenix, Arizona yesterday.…

Leaders pledge hundreds of billions of dollars to fight global warming at UN Summit

By Luis Ramirez September 24th, 2014 (VOA) The day-long United Nations Climate Summit has closed, with hundreds of billions of dollars in pledges from member states to flight global warming, but…

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