Keylor Navas, Real Madrid advance to second straight Champions League Final
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Costa Rica
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Keylor Navas, Real Madrid advance to second straight Champions League Final

Michael Krumholtz - May 10, 2017

Real Madrid secured its place in the Champions League final on Wednesday despite losing 2-1 at Atlético Madrid in the second leg of their semifinal round. Real's 3-0…

Defendants captured aboard supposed drug vessel accuse U.S. authorities of torture
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Defendants captured aboard supposed drug vessel accuse U.S. authorities of torture

Michael Krumholtz - May 4, 2017

After six men were arrested aboard a boat off Costa Rica's Pacific coast with what authorities said was more than one ton of cocaine, it took more than…

FIFA suspends Eduardo Li for life
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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FIFA suspends Eduardo Li for life

Michael Krumholtz - April 21, 2017

Disgraced former Costa Rican Football Federation (FEDEFUTBOL) president Eduardo Li has been banned from soccer for life, according to a Friday announcement from the sport's governing body, FIFA.…

Costa Rican police rescue U.S. family adrift off Pacific coast
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rican police rescue U.S. family adrift off Pacific coast

Michael Krumholtz - April 20, 2017

A family of four from the United States was rescued off the coast of Playa Flamingo in the Costa Rican province of Guanacaste after their kayak was…

Death of crocodile in traditional Costa Rican activity stirs controversy
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animal abuse
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Death of crocodile in traditional Costa Rican activity stirs controversy

Michael Krumholtz - April 16, 2017

An annual Guanacaste tradition went sour this weekend when a crocodile that locals had wrestled out of the water was found dead shortly thereafter. Local reports confirmed by…

Men caught with one ton of drugs in Costa Rica allowed to walk free, police say
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Caribbean
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Men caught with one ton of drugs in Costa Rica allowed to walk free, police say

Michael Krumholtz - April 14, 2017

Four men caught off the coast of Limón with more than one ton of marijuana onboard their ship were allowed to walk free by ruling of an area judge Thursday. The decision…

Woman records video of man reaching down her shirt on bus; receives no help from driver
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Woman records video of man reaching down her shirt on bus; receives no help from driver

Michael Krumholtz - April 11, 2017

A six-hour bus ride in Costa Rica quickly turned into a nightmare for a young woman Monday. The woman, identified only by her Facebook name of Fabiola CH,…

Panama drops off Cuban migrants on Costa Rica’s doorstep
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Panama drops off Cuban migrants on Costa Rica’s doorstep

Michael Krumholtz - April 6, 2017

Panamanian officials apparently dropped a group of 71 unwanted Cubans at the Panama-Costa Rica border Thursday in an operation highlighting a pass-the-buck strategy between Central American countries…

Foreigner caught stealing hours after being detained for threatening neighbors with machete
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Costa Rica
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Foreigner caught stealing hours after being detained for threatening neighbors with machete

Michael Krumholtz - April 5, 2017

A Swedish man had the unique dishonor of being apprehended twice in the same day on Tuesday in Costa Rica's Nicoya Peninsula. The 25-year-old man, identified only by the…

Salvadoran man deported from United States suspected in murder at San José hotel
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Costa Rica
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Salvadoran man deported from United States suspected in murder at San José hotel

Michael Krumholtz - April 4, 2017

A Salvadoran man recently deported from the United States appears to be the principal suspect in the murder of a woman at a San José hotel, authorities…