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    Costa Rica Detains Suspected ‘International Terrotist’ At Border

    The suspected international terrorsit is being held at the Hatillo immigration detention center. Photo Ministerio de Seguridad Publica Q COSTA RICA – Fingerprinting of African migrants daily entering Costa Rica at the Panama border helped detect the arrival to country of a suspected ‘international terrorist’. The man, a Somali national, identified as Mohamed Ibrahim Qoordheen, […]

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    Mexico Faces A Great Opponent In Costa Rica’s Sele

    Q SPORTS, CUERNAVACA, Mexico – Costa Ricans are euphoric as the national team, the Seleccion Nacional or “Sele” readies to face Mexico, in a World Cup qualifying match today in Mexico City. Photo AFP As these top two teams in the CONCACAF’s Hexagonal table square off, the home team is expecting a strong showing from […]

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    Father Suspected of Raping His 8-year-old Daugther in Escazú

    The little girl told her sister what had happened to her while at her father’s house for the holidays. Image for illustrative purposes. Q COSTA RICA – A man has been arrested on suspicion of raping his own 8-year-old daughter, Organismo de Investigacion Judicial (OIJ) agents making the capture Wednesday in Bajo Los Anonos, Escazú/ […]

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    The Train Didn’t Stop!

    Photo Elguardian.cr Q COSTA RICA  – In the ‘hard to believe but true’ department, in a report by Elguardian.cr, the driver of white SUV involved in a collision with a train on Tuesday, in the area of Rio Segundo, in Alajuela said, “the train didn’t stop”. The driver manifested the made the stop, though very close […]

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    Is Canadian Woman A Victim Of A Cult in Costa Rica?

    Kayla Reid says she did not expect her story to generate what she called negative media attention, and she’s going back to Newfoundland because she didn’t want anyone getting into trouble because of her. (Facebook) Q COSTA RICA – Kayla Jean Reid went missing in February, a possible victim of a “cult” in Costa Rica, […]

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    Costa Ricans In London Terrorist Attack Report Being Ok

    Q COSTA RICA – In spite of the terrorist attack on Wednesday in front of the London Parliament, that resulted in the death of two passers-by, a policeman and the perpetrator of the attack, Costa Rican’s in that city said they feel calm and do not report any type serious affect on the Costa Rican […]

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    The Regions of Colombia Playing the Biggest Role in the Coca Boom

    A coca farmer in Columbia with his crop. Photo Phil Chan/Flickr TODAY COLOMBIA – InSight Crime takes a closer look at shifts in coca cultivation trends in 19 of Colombia’s departments based on the most recent US estimates, shedding light on the different dynamics on the ground as the country’s cocaine production hits a historic […]

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    Foreign Journalists Not Welcome in Venezuela

    Without a free press there is dictatorship TODAY VENEZUELA (Paris, France) – Reporters Without Borders (RWB), or Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) has called on President Nicolas Maduro’s government to stop blocking the international media’s reporting in Venezuela. In recent months, the obstruction has included expulsions, the seizure of material and equipment, and outright censorship. The […]

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    ‘Child-gang’ Killings Shock Venezuela

    TODAY VENEZUELA – Authorities say they have arrested six children in connection with the killing of two soldiers. The soldiers, two sergeants from the national guard, were stabbed to death near a bar in the capital, Caracas, last weekend. The crime has shocked the country, as the ages of the children now in custody range […]

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    Haunted by the mystery deaths in Nicaragua’s brutal sugarcane fields

    Two young boys in rural Nicaragua, photographed by Australian photojournalist Josh Mcdonald. The sugarcane-growing community in which they live is blighted by a renal disease whose cause remains unclear. Photograph: 2017 Wellcome Image Awards TODAY NICARAGUA (Theguardian.com) – Two brothers stand in a dusty alley in the town of Chichigalpa in Nicaragua. They stare with […]

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    Nicaragua Tourism Revenues Up 10%

    Hotel Yemaya Island Hideaway and Spa en Little Corn Island. TODAY NICARAGUA – Companies in the tourismt sector expect to generate US$660 million in revenue this year, mainly driven by an increase in visitor spending. In addition to an increase in the number of visitors to the country, the tourism industry also expect a rise […]

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    5 Reason You Should Travel Alone (At Least Once!)

    Gabriella Giambanco everyone should travel alone at least once in their lifetime. Image for illustrative purposes. Q TRAVEL – This past summer I had the amazing opportunity to travel to Costa Rica to do volunteer work. Through this journey I was able to experience what it is like to travel alone. During the month I […]

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    Why Developers Are So High In Demand

      For the layman, the development of computer programs and applications might as well be magic. There is a reason that it is so difficult to find strong programmers to fill entry level jobs and why veteran developers are feverishly fought over. The skills required to create software are novel, and require a huge time […]

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    Will Citizenship Add Coolness to My Already Astonishing Life in Costa Rica?

    Q COSTA RICA – The following article in the ‘A Dull Roar’ answers questions face by many foriegners living in Costa Rica, especially from North America and Europe, who after living in Costa Rica for some time decided to trade in their ‘residency’ for ‘citizenship’. The decision is a personal one. The Costa Rica cedula […]

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