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Costa Rica football federation received bribe from U.S. company for Eduardo Li: Prosecutors

According to a 161-page indictment by prosecutors in the United States, the Costa Rican Football Federation (Fedefútbol) received a bribe on behalf of its president, Eduardo Li, from a U.S.…

Prosecutors will try yet again to get former lawmaker, Jorge Angulo to face corruption charges

Prosecutors will try yet again to get former lawmaker, Jorge Angulo to face corruption charges

Costa Rica’s Attorney General’s office is once again attempting to get former PLN lawmaker Jorge Angulo into a courtroom to face corruption charges in a motion filed earlier this month.…

President of Costa Rica’s soccer federation amongst those arrested in major FIFA corruption scandal

Football's global governing body, FIFA, was rocked Wednesday by a massive U.S. federal corruption indictment against current and former top officials and the announcement of a separate investigation by Swiss…

Fisherman executed off Costa Rica’s Pacific coast; drug traffickers or pirates suspected

A 62-year-old fisherman was shot in the head and his body dumped at sea while fishing offshore near the area of Cabuya, Puntarenas after being intercepted by attackers in…

Woman to again face Costa Rica court on shark finning charges

Woman to again face Costa Rica court on shark finning charges

A Puntarenas businesswoman of Taiwanese origin will once again head to Costa Rica’s criminal courts on charges of illegal shark finning, after the woman was previously acquitted of the same…

Gangs and police engage in the battle for El Salvador

In May alone, more than 411 people, an average of 21 a day, were murdered in El Salvador. The country’s forensics institute, the Institute of Legal Medicine, reported the total…

Costa Rican immigration officials arrested for selling visa stamps to “perpetual tourists”

Costa Rican immigration officials arrested for selling visa stamps to “perpetual tourists”

May 22nd, 2015 (InsideCostaRica.com) The head of the Costa Rican immigration office in Sixaola, on the Panama border, as well as another immigration official in the same office, were arrested…

Nine police officers sentenced for robbing drug traffickers of cocaine in illegal raids

Nine police officers sentenced for robbing drug traffickers of cocaine in illegal raids

Nine police officers who formerly worked in the Coronado, Moravia, Escazu and Goicoechea precincts were sentenced to between 15 and 28 years in prison for conducting illegal and unauthorized raids…

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