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Normally peaceful town of Nuevo Arenal comes under assault

August 26th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) The normally peaceful town of Nuevo Arenal came under assault on the night of Friday, August 22nd.   According to reports from residents, a group of…

Calls for legislation after sexually abused dog had to be euthanized

Calls for legislation after sexually abused dog had to be euthanized

August 26th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) A case reported last week by CRHoy.com of a dog that was so severely sexually abused by its owner on multiple occasions that it had to…

American man arrested with pot brownies at Juan Santamaria Airport

American man arrested with pot brownies at Juan Santamaria Airport

August 26th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) A 58-year-old American man was arrested at the Juan Santamaria International Airport on Sunday after a drug dog led to the discovery of 365 grams of…

Sixty-two starving horses from Nicaragua were brought to Costa Rica for human consumption, police say

Sixty-two starving horses from Nicaragua were brought to Costa Rica for human consumption, police say

August 26th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) A total of 62 starving horses and four mules that were discovered on a farm in San Carlos were illegally smuggled from Nicaragua, and police believe…

Lawyer sentenced to 24 years for property fraud

August 22nd, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) The Criminal Court of San Jose has sentenced a lawyer identified by the last names Parini Segura to 24 years in prison for multiple counts of…

11-year-old girl becomes second rabies death this year

August 22nd, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) The Ministry of Health confirmed yesterday that an 11-year-old Nicaraguan girl has become the second rabies death in the country this year.   In this instance,…

44% of Costa Ricans work in informal economy

44% of Costa Ricans work in informal economy

August 22nd, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) According to the National Institute of Statistics and Census (INEC), 44% of Costa Ricans worked in the informal economy in the fourth quarter of 2013, the…

Closure of Intel manufacturing slowed export growth, latest report shows

August 21st, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Costa Rican exports for the first seven months of 2014 grew just 1.4%, according to the latest report by foreign trade promoter, Procomer.   According to…

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