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Costa Rica Coast Guard arrests two men with butchered sea turtle with 200 eggs

Costa Rica Coast Guard arrests two men with butchered sea turtle with 200 eggs

August 1st, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Costa Rica’s Coast Guard along with judicial police officers arrested two suspects Tuesday who were in possession of a butchered green sea turtle and some 200…

AyA workers in Santa Cruz, Tamarindo and Flamingo go on strike

August 1st, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Officials and employees of the Institute of Aqueducts and Sewers (AyA) in Santa Cruz, Tamarindo, and Flamingo have announced a general strike beginning at 6 a.m.…

Judge arrested for stealing bail, child support money freed from jail

August 1st, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) A criminal court judge in Upala, Alajuela, identified by the last name Leon who was arrested on July 24th on charges that he stole bail and child…

73-year-old man dies trying to rape his sister-in-law

Editor’s Note: This story has been corrected.  We initially identified the woman as being the man’s sister.  She is in fact his sister-in-law.  We regret the error. August 1st, 2014…

Identity of Canadian man arrested on Interpol Red Notice in Costa Rica confirmed

Identity of Canadian man arrested on Interpol Red Notice in Costa Rica confirmed

July 30th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) After initial confusion, an official with the Interpol section of Costa Rica’s Judicial Investigation Police (OIJ) told Inside Costa Rica today on the condition of anonymity because…

UN Secretary-General on his way to Costa Rica, Nicaragua today

UN Secretary-General on his way to Costa Rica, Nicaragua today

July 29th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is scheduled to depart New York this morning for a trip to Costa Rica and Nicaragua, a UN spokesperson told reporters yesterday.…

Drug traffickers target Costa Rica’s exports

Drug traffickers target Costa Rica’s exports

By Mario Garita July 29th, 2014 (ISH) Costa Rica is the leading exporter of pineapples in the world, according to the country’s Foreign Trade Promoter (PROCOMER). In 2013, pineapple exports generated…

Canadian arrested on Interpol homicide warrant offered “thousands of dollars” to police

Canadian arrested on Interpol homicide warrant offered “thousands of dollars” to police

  FINAL UPDATE: Inside Costa Rica has made official confirmation as to the suspect’s identity.  The man in custody is neither Cory Vallee or the man identified in the report…

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