An ongoing debate about a case of alleged rape has Costa Rica discussing its laws, the Catholic Church, and human rights. Photo for illustrative purposes.
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“If we have a girl whose physical and emotional health are going to be damaged because an abortion isn’t offered to her, then what are we doing as a society?” lawyer Larissa Arroyo asked The Tico Times.
William “Wild Bill” Holbert, along with partner Laura Michelle Reese, is believed to have killed at least five U.S. citizens over several years.
(Courtesy of Panama-Guide)
Accused serial killer William “Wild Bill” Holbert asked Panamanians to forgive him for his murders because, he said, he only killed expats, rather than citizens of Panama.
The Costa Rican Prosecutor’s Office said some of the alleged victims paid up to $50,000 to Homes Grupo Inmobilario before the company stopped taking calls and answering emails.
(Screenshot from YouTube/Homes Grupo Inmobiliario)
On Monday, Costa Rican prosecutors announced they are launching an investigation of real estate group Homes Grupo Inmobilario for various developments in the Central Valley.
Former president of the Costa Rican Football Federation Eduardo Li could receive a lifetime ban from international football after pleading guilty last October to racketeering charges in a U.S. court.
FIFA opened up a case against former Costa Rican football head Eduardo Li Wednesday that could result in his lifetime ban from the sport.
Dan Fowlie during a 2016 visit to The Tico Times offices. During that interview, Fowlie said he was bent on recovering all of the land he owned in Pavones, the beach town on Costa Rica’s southwest corner that Fowlie helped build.
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The former ‘King of Pavones’ has been denied entry into Costa Rica again, complicating his quest to regain all the beachfront property that was once his in the idyllic hamlet in the country’s southwest corner.
Authorities found this makeshift firework on Costa Rica’s infamous “La Platina” bridge.
(Courtesy of Casa Presidencial)
The infamous La Platina bridge was back in the news Wednesday morning when word came out that a small explosive device had been left on the bridge late last week.
Thousands of cyclists on Feb. 5 gathered at La Sabana Park, west of San José, and staged various demonstrations including this human mural demanding respect for them on the roads.
(Mike O’Reilly, Aerial Shutter, Via ChepeCletas)
Thousands of cyclists marched along the main streets of the capital San José on Sunday demanding respect for them on the roads.
Police say the suspect arrested Friday morning was responsible for January’s mass murder that left five university students dead and a sixth minor seriously wounded.
OIJ agents detained a suspect Friday morning that they say is connected to the January massacre of five students in Liberia, Costa Rica.
For illustrative purposes. Equality Now is calling for a California prosecutor to take action against Global Fantasy Girls, which offers tours to destinations including Costa Rica.
The women’s rights organization Equality Now is calling for a California prosecutor to take action against international tour provider Global Fantasy Girls, which offers “erotic tours” of destinations including Costa Rica.
Cyclists, friends and relatives laid flowers and lit candles on the spot where three cyclists died on Jan. 29.
The release of the suspect in a hit-and-run that caused the deaths of three cyclists on Sunday sparked severe criticism of the judge and the judicial system.