Street harassment critic Gerardo Cruz dies
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Street harassment critic Gerardo Cruz dies

The Tico Times - November 19, 2015

Gerardo Cruz, the young Costa Rican man who became a national hero for his stance against street harassment of women, died of a heart attack at Calderón Guardia…

Finally some upbeat news for family of Costa Rica’s good Samaritan Gerardo Cruz
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Finally some upbeat news for family of Costa Rica’s good Samaritan Gerardo Cruz

The Tico Times - October 30, 2015

Gerardo Cruz, the 22-year-old Costa Rican man who stood up to a sex aggressor harassing a woman on the street, finally opened his eyes while lying in a…

Costa Rica protesters march against street harassment
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Costa Rica protesters march against street harassment

Zach Dyer - October 19, 2015

More than 100 people wearing white and carrying signs marched in the Costa Rican capital San José on Sunday morning to protest against sexual harassment in public places, or…

Citizen groups want street harassment criminalized in Costa Rica
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Citizen groups want street harassment criminalized in Costa Rica

L. Arias - October 15, 2015

Women’s rights group Colectivo Acción Respeto Costa Rica and other organizations launched an initiative Tuesday to draft and submit a bill for criminalizing catcalls and other forms of sexual…

Gerardo Cruz off life-support, recovering after heart surgery, mother tells Costa Rica media
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Gerardo Cruz off life-support, recovering after heart surgery, mother tells Costa Rica media

Zach Dyer - October 9, 2015

The 22-year-old father who was stabbed after he publicly shamed a video voyeur on social media is out of surgery and no longer requires life support, his mother…

Outraged citizens protest in Costa Rica in support of stabbed good Samaritan
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Outraged citizens protest in Costa Rica in support of stabbed good Samaritan

L. Arias - October 8, 2015

University students and other groups on Thursday tacked poster board on a wall outside Calderón Guardia Hospital, in downtown San José, and asked people to write messages of support…

Good Samaritan in Costa Rica brutally stabbed after posting viral video of sex aggressor
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Good Samaritan in Costa Rica brutally stabbed after posting viral video of sex aggressor

AFP - October 8, 2015

A 22-year-old Costa Rican man who confronted another man recording video with his cellphone up the skirt of a female pedestrian was brutally stabbed Wednesday night by two suspects south of the…