4 convicted, 3 acquitted in Jairo Mora murder trial
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4 convicted, 3 acquitted in Jairo Mora murder trial

Lindsay Fendt - March 29, 2016

Updated: March 29, 6:14 p.m. LIMÓN — A Limón court delivered guilty verdicts for four of seven defendants in the 2013 killing of sea turtle conservationist Jairo Mora…

Verdict in second Jairo Mora trial expected Tuesday
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Costa Rica
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Verdict in second Jairo Mora trial expected Tuesday

Lindsay Fendt - March 29, 2016

GANDOCA, Limón — The sun has not yet risen in the secluded Caribbean town of Gandoca, in southern Costa Rica, but the roosters are already crowing. Despite…

In closing arguments, Costa Rica prosecutors seek acquittal of suspect in Jairo Mora trial
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Costa Rica
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In closing arguments, Costa Rica prosecutors seek acquittal of suspect in Jairo Mora trial

Lindsay Fendt - March 15, 2016

LIMÓN – At least one of seven defendants accused of the 2013 killing of Costa Rica sea turtle conservationist Jairo Mora likely will walk after prosecutors sought…

Judges from first Jairo Mora murder trial under investigation
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Costa Rica
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Judges from first Jairo Mora murder trial under investigation

Lindsay Fendt - March 8, 2016

A Costa Rica judges guild is denouncing an investigation into the actions of three of its colleagues who presided at the original trial over the murder of sea turtle conservationist…

Victim testifies in Jairo Mora murder retrial
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Animal welfare
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Victim testifies in Jairo Mora murder retrial

Lindsay Fendt - February 16, 2016

LIMÓN, Limón — Tangled wires and malfunctioning microphones interrupted crucial testimony in the Jairo Mora murder retrial Monday morning as technicians struggled to maintain a Skype connection with…

New Jairo Mora murder trial begins in Limón with new prosecutors, same defendants
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Crime
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New Jairo Mora murder trial begins in Limón with new prosecutors, same defendants

Lindsay Fendt - January 26, 2016

LIMÓN, Limón — As an unrelenting rain pushed water under the doors of the Limón courthouse Monday morning, three men sauntered through the security line and into…

5 things to know about the new Jairo Mora murder trial
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Crime
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5 things to know about the new Jairo Mora murder trial

Lindsay Fendt - January 23, 2016

On Monday morning in a courtroom in the Caribbean city of Limón, judges will call to order a second trial for the 2013 slaying of Costa Rican sea turtle…

New trial in killing of Costa Rica conservationist Jairo Mora to start Jan. 25
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Crime
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New trial in killing of Costa Rica conservationist Jairo Mora to start Jan. 25

Lindsay Fendt - January 17, 2016

A new trial for seven men accused of the brutal 2013 killing of Costa Rica sea turtle conservationist Jairo Mora will take place from from Jan. 25 to March 25, a criminal…

Murder of Costa Rican conservationist Jairo Mora headed for retrial
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Murder of Costa Rican conservationist Jairo Mora headed for retrial

Zach Dyer - August 5, 2015

A Costa Rican appeals court has called for a retrial in the murder case of conservationist Jairo Mora, court spokeswoman Andrea Marín told The Tico Times on…

Jairo Mora murder case: Costa Rica prosecutor seeks new trial
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Crime
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Jairo Mora murder case: Costa Rica prosecutor seeks new trial

The Tico Times - June 2, 2015

A prosecutor requested a new trial in the 2013 killing of Costa Rican sea turtle conservationist Jairo Mora on Tuesday morning at an appeals court in Cartago, east…