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Suspect arrested in double murder had been implicated in multiple homicides since 1993

Suspect arrested in double murder had been implicated in multiple homicides since 1993

October 20th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Police managed to corner and arrest the primary suspect in a double murder of two teenagers yesterday morning in the mountains of Paraíso de Sixaola, after…

Protests, demonstrations expected today over government budget cuts

October 20th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Protests and demonstrations against a proposed series of cuts to the 2015 National Budget are expected today, beginning at 9 a.m. in the Central Park of…

Three passenger train derailments last week blamed on recent heavy rains

Three passenger train derailments last week blamed on recent heavy rains

October 20th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) INCOFER officials have dispatched work crews to perform maintenance and repairs to the railways in Barrio Escalante and other areas after three passenger trains derailed in…

Alajuela prepares for 34th Orchid Expo

Alajuela prepares for 34th Orchid Expo

October 20th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Alajuela, famous for its variety of orchids, is preparing for its 34th Orchid Expo, an event organized by the Alajuela Orchid Society.   The expo will…

Costa Rica leads Latin America in infrastructure investment, but still not enough, says UN

October 15th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Costa Rica headed the ranking of infrastructure investment by using 5.4% of its GDP on infrastructure projects, followed by Uruguay (5.08%), Nicaragua (4.93%), Bolivia (4.47%), Peru…

Port workers threatening strike after court decision on Moín mega-terminal

Port workers threatening strike after court decision on Moín mega-terminal

October 15th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) The Union of Allied Port Workers (Sintrajap) is threatening a strike after Costa Rica’s Constitutional Court dismissed an appeal last week against the new Moín Container…

AyA workers to go on strike Thursday

October 15th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) The union representing the workers of the Costa Rican Institute of Aqueducts and Sewers (AyA), known as SITRAA, have announced a general strike on Thursday, October…

Lawmaker calls for moratorium on pineapple plantations; new tax on exports

Lawmaker calls for moratorium on pineapple plantations; new tax on exports

October 14th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Frente Amplio (FA) lawmaker, Edgardo Araya, along with several groups representing communities that claim to have suffered from environmental and other damage due to pineapple production,…

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