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- Wed, 01 Mar 2017 08:53:57 +0000: Montes de Oca unhappy with street ad displays - A.M. Costa Rica top stories
A conflict is brewing between the Municipalidad de Montes de Oca and the central government. The dispute illustrated the lack of power that local governments have in some cases.
- Tue, 28 Feb 2017 21:28:03 +0000: Hidden horrors of household rapes come to light - A.M. Costa Rica top stories
The hidden horror of household rapes came to light again this week with an allegation that a 12-year old had become pregnant after relations with her father.
- Tue, 28 Feb 2017 07:16:49 +0000: Government says hot water and no oxygen killed fish - A.M. Costa Rica top stories
The government's animal health service is blaming high water temperatures and a lack of oxygen for the death of millions of sardines. But the report released Friday does not disclose any root cause.
- Mon, 20 Feb 2017 06:07:50 +0000: Massive numbers of dead fish present a mystery - A.M. Costa Rica top stories
A major environmental disaster and a mystery have appeared at the northern beaches of the Gulf of Nicoya. Hundreds of thousands of fish have died and are now floating in the gulf or covering the beaches.
- Mon, 20 Feb 2017 06:03:18 +0000: Security ministry accumulating plenty of firepower - A.M. Costa Rica top stories
Despite its reputation of not having an military, Costa Rica is quickly increasing its law enforcement personal and the equipment they use. The security minister was at the legislature Thursday asking for more.
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- Wed, 29 Mar 2017 03:59:16 +0000: Six suspects arrested for fraud scheme that caused millions in losses - The Tico Times | Costa Rica News | Travel | Real Estate
Prosecutors say those arrested are part of a criminal network that manipulated board member elections in favor of people who facilitated loans to certain cooperatives.
- Wed, 29 Mar 2017 02:00:39 +0000: Costa Rica restricts import, sale of baby walkers - The Tico Times | Costa Rica News | Travel | Real Estate
Businesses and public agencies have six months to take all necessary measures for the implementation of the new regulations on baby walkers.
- Tue, 28 Mar 2017 23:23:07 +0000: Costa Rica's La Sele stays on World Cup track with 1-1 tie against Honduras - The Tico Times | Costa Rica News | Travel | Real Estate
Costa Rica came back to earn a 1-1 tie at Honduras on Tuesday to stay near the top of World Cup qualifying play.
- Tue, 28 Mar 2017 02:56:13 +0000: Israeli investor accuses U.S. man of heading medical marijuana fraud - The Tico Times | Costa Rica News | Travel | Real Estate
According to an official complaint filed March 8, an Israeli investor says Thomas Reeves took $25,000 from him after falsifying licenses and documents.
- Tue, 28 Mar 2017 02:01:16 +0000: Earth Hour in Costa Rica saved more electricity than in 2016 - The Tico Times | Costa Rica News | Travel | Real Estate
During this year's Earth Hour, Costa Rica saved 32 kilowatts, 2 more than in last year's celebration.