With no police station, Nuevo Arenal is a target for criminals, say residents
Crime
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Crime
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With no police station, Nuevo Arenal is a target for criminals, say residents

Fabiola Pomareda - September 3, 2014

Residents and business owners in Nuevo Arenal, a town in north-central Costa Rica near the Arenal Volcano, are demanding a greater police presence after a spike in…

Latin America
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7 tourists injured as suspension bridge fails in La Fortuna

Zach Dyer - August 18, 2014

The night ended badly last Friday after several tourists were injured when a hanging bridge collapsed in the popular tourist destination of La Fortuna, in northern Costa Rica. Seven people were…

Our tree house vacation, by way of a giant mudslide
Expat Living
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Expat Living
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Our tree house vacation, by way of a giant mudslide

Amiee White Beazley | Special to The Washington Post - March 25, 2014

My family and I had been exploring the Pacific coast of Costa Rica for two sunny weeks before we finally made our way to the country's interior…