Lucía Mata Durán, 38, passed away on March 21, after two months at Calderón Guardia Hospital in San José.
(Via Lucía Mata’s Facebook)
The cyclist remained at Calderón Guardia Hospital in downtown San José in serious condition after the accident.
The Public Security Ministry said 80 officers are conducting foot and bike patrols around the clock in Cahuita starting this week.
(Courtesy of MSP)
The Public Security Ministry also doubled the number of National Police officers in the Cahuita district who are patrolling the Caribbean town around the clock.
Local residents found the man’s body in the early hours of Sunday lying along a street in Puerto Viejo, Limón.
The man was was apparently on his way to the beach, interested in taking photographs of the sunrise.
The campaign aims to raise awareness about the consequences of online piracy on the film industry, but it does not collect personal information about the website’s visitors.
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The company behind the campaign says part of its goal is to remind people that watching a film at a theater is a much better experience than doing it on a computer or a phone screen.
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.
Lindsay Fendt/The Tico Times
“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.