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More than 70 pre-Columbian artifacts seized from home of Dutch couple

More than 70 pre-Columbian artifacts seized from home of Dutch couple

October 23rd, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) More than 70 authentic pre-Columbian artifacts were seized from the home of a Dutch couple in Piedades de Santa Ana yesterday morning.   Many of the…

After five years, two brothers sentenced to five years for stealing cow

October 23rd, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Two brothers were sentenced by the criminal court in Osa, Puntarenas this week to five years in prison for stealing and butchering a cow.   Sentenced…

Police raid illegal cockfight in Atenas where more than 1,000 spectators had gathered

October 22nd, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Police raided a farm in Atenas on Saturday where illegal cockfighting was taking place, and found more than 1,200 spectators, including children, at the scene.  …

Smoking joint in public gets man busted with $16k in cash in Perez Zeledon

Smoking joint in public gets man busted with $16k in cash in Perez Zeledon

October 21st, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Police in San Isidro del General, Perez Zeledon stopped a man who was smoking a marijuana cigarette in public only to later discover $16,000 USD in…

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…

Dozens of children rescued in Colombia sex trafficking sting

Scores of children have been rescued in a raid on a sex trafficking ring in Colombia, including an 11-year-old girl allegedly sold for $1,000. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials announced…

Father and son arrested with $225,000 in cash in Guanacaste

Father and son arrested with $225,000 in cash in Guanacaste

October 13th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Police officers arrested three suspects who were in possession of a briefcase containing $225,000 in cash in the canton of La Cruz in Guanacaste on Thursday…

Intelligence chief claims Islamic State terrorists visited Costa Rica

October 11th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Costa Rica’s Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) claims its agency has detected the entry of foreign nationals into the country connected with terrorist organizations, including…

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