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Daily Archives: November 17, 2010
Home invaders are believed to have killed the Costa Rican companion of a Canadian women Monday night when they robbed a cabana where the pair lived in Rincón de Osa, said the Judicial Investigating Organization.
The fare for the Puntarenas-Naranjo ferry is going up an average of 24 percent for passenger cars, said the Ministerio de Obras Públicas y Transportes. Other vehicles face a hike of from 18 to 31 percent, the ministry said.
The law firm taking on BBG Communications Inc., announced the address of a Web site Tuesday where victims of outrageous overseas telephone credit card charges can complain and perhaps join in a federal class action law suit.
One of the commercial centers taking a big hit from the early November storm is the Depósito Libre Comercial de Golfito. That’s where Central Valley residents go to get cut-rate tires, alcohol and kitchen appliances.
The island of Calero is part of the Costa Rican territory that was invaded by Nicaraguan troops last Nov 1. Leading the invasion was Eden Pastora the well known Sandinista hero during the Nicaraguan coup d’etat in 1979.
The Museums of the Banco Central plan a coin collector’s fair Saturday at the museums, which are below the Plaza de la Cultura.
Anti-drug agents detained five persons on narcotics charges over the weekend in La Milpa de Guararí de Heredia. Three of them were women who all had children in the home where the police raid took place.
San José has canceled the proposed attempt to enter the Guinness list of world records with the largest class of swing Criole.
Haitian protesters have clashed with United Nations troops, blamed for helping to spread cholera in the Caribbean nation. At least two people died in the clashes, which are raising tensions about the epidemic.
Nicaraguan workers really have dug a trench across the Isla Calero, and Costa Rican officials knew about it since at least Thursday.