Arcadio’s World
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Arcadio’s World

Arcadio - March 31, 2016

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Video of turtle torture highlights common practice in Costa Rica

Lindsay Fendt - March 31, 2016

https://www.facebook.com/alvarosagot/posts/10154087180173270 A video of young men merrily dragging a live sea turtle behind a car in Costa Rica went viral after well-known environmental lawyer Álvaro Sagot posted it to…

4 convicted, 3 acquitted in Jairo Mora murder trial
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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4 convicted, 3 acquitted in Jairo Mora murder trial

Lindsay Fendt - March 29, 2016

Updated: March 29, 6:14 p.m. LIMÓN — A Limón court delivered guilty verdicts for four of seven defendants in the 2013 killing of sea turtle conservationist Jairo Mora…

Verdict in second Jairo Mora trial expected Tuesday
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Verdict in second Jairo Mora trial expected Tuesday

Lindsay Fendt - March 29, 2016

GANDOCA, Limón — The sun has not yet risen in the secluded Caribbean town of Gandoca, in southern Costa Rica, but the roosters are already crowing. Despite…

In closing arguments, Costa Rica prosecutors seek acquittal of suspect in Jairo Mora trial
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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In closing arguments, Costa Rica prosecutors seek acquittal of suspect in Jairo Mora trial

Lindsay Fendt - March 15, 2016

LIMÓN – At least one of seven defendants accused of the 2013 killing of Costa Rica sea turtle conservationist Jairo Mora likely will walk after prosecutors sought…

Judges from first Jairo Mora murder trial under investigation
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Judges from first Jairo Mora murder trial under investigation

Lindsay Fendt - March 8, 2016

A Costa Rica judges guild is denouncing an investigation into the actions of three of its colleagues who presided at the original trial over the murder of sea turtle conservationist…

Protests erupt at memorial for slain Honduran activist
Crime
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Crime
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Protests erupt at memorial for slain Honduran activist

AFP - March 4, 2016

TEGUCIGALPA -- Mourners broke into protest Friday at a memorial service for slain Honduran indigenous activist Berta Cáceres, a renowned environmentalist whose family has labeled her killing an…

Victim testifies in Jairo Mora murder retrial
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Animal welfare
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Victim testifies in Jairo Mora murder retrial

Lindsay Fendt - February 16, 2016

LIMÓN, Limón — Tangled wires and malfunctioning microphones interrupted crucial testimony in the Jairo Mora murder retrial Monday morning as technicians struggled to maintain a Skype connection with…

New Jairo Mora murder trial begins in Limón with new prosecutors, same defendants
Crime
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Crime
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New Jairo Mora murder trial begins in Limón with new prosecutors, same defendants

Lindsay Fendt - January 26, 2016

LIMÓN, Limón — As an unrelenting rain pushed water under the doors of the Limón courthouse Monday morning, three men sauntered through the security line and into…

5 things to know about the new Jairo Mora murder trial
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Crime
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5 things to know about the new Jairo Mora murder trial

Lindsay Fendt - January 23, 2016

On Monday morning in a courtroom in the Caribbean city of Limón, judges will call to order a second trial for the 2013 slaying of Costa Rican sea turtle…