Óscar Arias visits prosecutor’s office, declines specific comments on allegations
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Óscar Arias visits prosecutor’s office, declines specific comments on allegations

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 13, 2019

Óscar Arias, who in the span of 48 hours last week was accused of alleged sexual assault and misconduct by five women, appeared in public Wednesday morning…

Costa Rica
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Operation Lapa-1 in Crucitas

Alexander Villegas - February 13, 2019

Operation Lapa-1 took place in late January to help restore order in Crucitas. Check out our story "What's going on in Crucitas" to learn more about what's…

Video: Seven-year-old wrangles snake on Nicoya Peninsula
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Video: Seven-year-old wrangles snake on Nicoya Peninsula

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 13, 2019

I'm not ashamed to admit that I have a strict stay-far-away-from-snakes policy. That's apparently not the case for Hunter, a 7-year-old junior firefighter with Bomberos de Nosara…

Costa Rican authorities arrest 10 suspected of drug trafficking, announce Colombian partnership
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rican authorities arrest 10 suspected of drug trafficking, announce Colombian partnership

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 12, 2019

Costa Rica's Judicial Investigation Police (OIJ) and the Public Security Ministry (MSP) detained 10 people with suspected ties to international drug trafficking, according to press releases from…

Poás Volcano registers overnight eruption, National Park closed Monday
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Poás Volcano registers overnight eruption, National Park closed Monday

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 11, 2019

Poás Volcano erupted early Monday morning, prompting the closure of its national park. According to the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI), the eruption began…

Former Miss Costa Rica files second sexual abuse claim against Óscar Arias
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#MeToo
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Former Miss Costa Rica files second sexual abuse claim against Óscar Arias

Tico Times and AFP - February 8, 2019

A second woman filed a criminal complaint for sexual abuse against former Costa Rican president and Nobel Peace laureate Óscar Arias, local press said on Friday. Costa…

Former Tico Times publisher recalls Daly’s account of Arias misconduct
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#MeToo
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Former Tico Times publisher recalls Daly’s account of Arias misconduct

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 8, 2019

Emma Daly was a reporter with The Tico Times in 1990 when she alleges Óscar Arias, then serving his first term as Costa Rica’s president, groped her.…

Two more women accuse Óscar Arias of sexual misconduct, per reports
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#MeToo
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Two more women accuse Óscar Arias of sexual misconduct, per reports

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 6, 2019

The following story contains graphic details of an alleged sexual assault.  Following Tuesday's reports that former Costa Rican president Óscar Arias had allegedly sexually assaulted an activist…

What’s going on at Crucitas?
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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What’s going on at Crucitas?

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 6, 2019

Óscar Arias, Costa Rica's former two-term president and a Nobel Peace Prize winner, was accused Monday of sexual assault. But the internationally recognized politician has also been…

Who is Óscar Arias?
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#MeToo
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Who is Óscar Arias?

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 5, 2019

On Tuesday morning, both Semanario Universidad and The New York Times reported that Óscar Arias Sánchez has been accused of sexual assault. The accuser said Arias kissed, touched and penetrated her…