The missing woman is Barbara Struncova. Friends say she was seen last entering her home at Playa Langosta about 1 a.m. Dec. 5. Her family has not heard from her since the day before.
Her friends are asking that anyone with information contact the judicial police at 800-8000-645. Friends in Tamarindo and in the United States said they have set up a Web site to raise money for searches, posters, fliers and other efforts to find the missing woman.