Legendary Radio Columbia sportscaster Mario McGregor dies at 59
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Legendary Radio Columbia sportscaster Mario McGregor dies at 59

Katherine Stanley - January 13, 2017

A voice has been silenced that could turn a soccer goal into music, sport into poetry, Costa Rica's athletic victories into an operatic expression of joy. Sportscaster Mario McGregor,…

Police arrest suspected killers of Gerardo Cruz
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Police arrest suspected killers of Gerardo Cruz

L. Arias - June 7, 2016

Judicial Investigation Police (OIJ) arrested six people Tuesday morning allegedly responsible for the killing of Gerardo Cruz, a young man stabbed days after publicly shaming a video voyeur…

Pioneer Monteverde conservationist Wilford ‘Wolf’ Guindon dies at 85
Conservation
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Conservation
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Pioneer Monteverde conservationist Wilford ‘Wolf’ Guindon dies at 85

Kay Chornook - April 26, 2016

This obit is reprinted with permission from the Monteverde Friends School. It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of the passing of Wilford Guindon,…

Fernando Cardenal, Nicaraguan priest sanctioned by Vatican, dies at age 82
En paz descanse
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En paz descanse
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Fernando Cardenal, Nicaraguan priest sanctioned by Vatican, dies at age 82

AFP - February 20, 2016

MANAGUA, Nicaragua -- Fernando Cardenal, a Jesuit priest who was among six Nicaraguan clergy sanctioned by the Vatican in 1984 for their leftist politics, died on Saturday at…

John Koger, owner of A Safe Passage, dies at 61
En paz descanse
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En paz descanse
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John Koger, owner of A Safe Passage, dies at 61

Karon Garen - January 13, 2016

John Koger, the owner of bus-ticketing and travel service A Safe Passage, died on Nov. 9, 2015, at the age of 61. The cause of death was a heart…

Street harassment critic Gerardo Cruz dies
Crime
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Crime
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Street harassment critic Gerardo Cruz dies

The Tico Times - November 19, 2015

Gerardo Cruz, the young Costa Rican man who became a national hero for his stance against street harassment of women, died of a heart attack at Calderón Guardia…

Secret Service agent who saved Reagan dies
Crime
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Crime
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Secret Service agent who saved Reagan dies

AFP - October 10, 2015

WASHINGTON -- The "true hero" Secret Service agent who helped save the life of U.S. president Ronald Reagan during a 1981 assassination attempt has died at age 85.…

Legendary horror director Wes Craven dead at 76
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Legendary horror director Wes Craven dead at 76

AFP - August 31, 2015

LOS ANGELES, California -- Wes Craven, a master of cinematic horror whose legendary directorial credits include "A Nightmare on Elm Street" and "Scream," died Sunday, his family…

Jemera Rone, dogged human rights researcher in conflict zones, dies at 72
Crime
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Crime
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Jemera Rone, dogged human rights researcher in conflict zones, dies at 72

Pamela Constable | The Washington Post - August 5, 2015

It was the mid-1980s, at the height of a brutal civil war in El Salvador, when Jemera Rone, a young American lawyer working for a human rights…

Eulogy for Elaine
En paz descanse
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En paz descanse
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Eulogy for Elaine

Dery Dyer - July 25, 2015

This is more of a eulogy than an obituary. An obit is mostly factual, objective and informative. A eulogy is mostly heartfelt praise. Elaine Fendell, who died…